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2003 OHT Survey - High School Results

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Activities

After School Time

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A28. During the last 12 months, how many times have you gambled (i.e., bought lottery tickets or tabs, bet money on sports teams or card games, etc.)?
B19. Over the last month, in an average week, how many hours did you spend:
  a. Working at a job for which you received a paycheck or wages?
  b. In volunteer work, religious activities, youth groups, music, drama, or special school activities (e.g., yearbook), at school/away from school (not including sports)?
  c. Participating in sports teams, either through school or in the community?
B20. During an average week, how many hours do you spend helping other people without getting paid, (i.e., helping out at a hospital, day care center, food shelf, youth program, community service agency, or doing other things) to make your city a better place for people to live?
B21. On an average school day, how many hours do you spend:
  a. Watching T.V.?
  b. Playing video/computer games like Nintendo?
  c. Surfing the Internet?

Physical Exercise

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On how many of the past 7 days did you:
B16. Exercise or participate in physical activity for at least 20 minutes that made you sweat and breathe hard, such as basketball, soccer, running, swimming laps, fast bicycling, or fast dancing or similar aerobic activities?
B17. Exercise or participate in physical activity for at least 30 minutes that did not make you sweat and breathe hard, such as fast walking, slow bicycling, skating, pushing a lawn mower, or mop or similar aerobic activities?
B18. In an average week, when you are in school, on how many days do you go to physical education (PE) classes?


Drugs


Intentions

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A27. Sometimes we don't know what we will do as adults, but we may have an idea. Please tell us how true these statements may be for you as an adult: When you are an adult:
  a. I will smoke cigarettes
  b. I will drink beer, wine, or liquor.
  c. I will smoke marijuana.


Access to Alcohol and Other Drugs

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A24. If you wanted to get some marijuana, how easy would it be for you to get some?
A25. If you wanted to get a drug like cocaine, LSD, or amphetamines, how easy would it be for you to get some?

Alcohol Use

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A26.c. How old were you when you first had more than a sip or two of beer, wine, or hard liquor (for example, vodka, whiskey, or gin)?
A26.d. How old were you when you first got drunk?
A10. How many drinks of alcohol have you had (Drink = 1 glass of beer or wine, or 1 shot of hard liquor):
  a. In the last 24 hours?
  b. In the last 7 days?
A11. On how many occasions (if any) have you had beer or wine (non-religious)or hard liquor to drink during the past 30 days?
During the past 30 days, on how many days did you have:
A13. 5 or more drinks of alcohol in a row, that is, within a couple of hours?
A14. At least one drink of alcohol on school property?

Marijuana Use

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A26.e. How old were you when you first tried marijuana or hashish?
A15. How many times did you use marijuana or hashish:
  a. In the last 24 hours?
  b. In the last 7 days?
During the past 30 days, on how many times did you:
A16. Use marijuana?
A17. Use marijuana on school property?

Other Drug Use

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A18. During the past 30 days, on how many occasions (if any) have you:
  a. Sniffed glue, breathed the contents of aerosol spray cans, or inhaled any paints or sprays to get high?
b. Used prescription drugs (without a doctor's order)?
  c. Used stimulants (amphetamines, meth, crystal, speed, crank)?
  d. Used cocaine or 'crack' cocaine?
  e. Used heroin or other opiates or narcotics?
  f. Used Ecstasy or MDMA ?
  c-g. Combined total of use of illicit drugs ? (Does not include inhalants or prescription drugs.)
During your life, how many times have you used:?
A19. Any form of cocaine, including powder, crack, or freebase?
A20. Any form of heroin (also called smack, junk, or China White)?
A21. Methamphetamines (also called speed, crystal, crank, or ice)?
A22. Taken steroid pills or shots without a doctor's prescription?
A23. A needle to inject any illegal drug into your body?


Tobacco Use

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A26.a. How old were you when you first smoked a whole cigarette?
A1. How many cigarettes have you smoked, even a puff:?
  a. In the last 24 hours
  b. In the last 7 days
A2. During the past 30 days, on how many days did you smoke cigarettes? (Current cigarette use is defined as one or more cigarettes in past 30 days)
26.b. How old were you when you first tried smokeless tobacco (chew, snuff, plug)?
A4. How many times did you use chewing tobacco or snuff:?
  a. In the last 24 hours
  b. In the last 7 days
During the past 30 days, on how many days did you:
A5. Chewing tobacco, snuff, or dip, such as Redman, Levi, Garrett, Beechnut, Skoal, Skoal Bandits, or Copenhagen?
A6. Smoke cigars, cigarillos,or little cigars?
A7. Smoke cigarettes on school property?
A8. Use chewing tobacco, snuff, or dip on school property?
A9. Out of every 100 students at your school, how many do you think have smoked cigarettes in the last 30 days?


Body Weight and Nutrition Issues

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BMI5. Body Weight status as Measured by Body Mass Index (BMI): Weight to Height Ratios.
B1. How do you describe your weight?
B2. Which of the following are you trying to do about your weight?
B3. During the past 30 days, did you:?
  a. Exercise to lose weight or keep from gaining weight?
  b. Eat less food, fewer calories, or foods low in fat to lose weight or keep from gaining weight? (Do not include meal replacement products such as Slim Fast.).
  c. Go without eating for 24 hours or more to lose weight or keep from gaining?
  d. Take any diet pills, powders or liquids without a doctor's advice?
  e. Vomit or take laxatives to lose weight or keep from gaining?
  c-e. Risk for Disordered eating - fasting 24 hours or more; diet pills, powders, liquids; vomiting or taking laxatives to lose weight or keep from gaining weight?
B4-B9. During the past 7 days, average servings per day where student reported eating fruits or vegetables? (Summary measure created from 5 questions)
B10. In the past 7 days, how many glasses of milk did you drink? (Include the milk you drank in a glass or cup, from a carton, or with cereal. Count the half pint of milk served at school as equal to one glass.)
In the past 7 days, on how many days:
B11. Did you eat breakfast?
B12. Did you eat a meal with your family?
B13. How often in the past 12 months did you or your family have to cut meal size or skip meals because there wasn't enough money for food?
B14. During the past 7 days, how many times did you drink soft drinks such as Coke, diet Coke, Pepsi, Sprite, Slice or Mountain Dew?
B15. During the past 7 days, how many days did you buy soft drinks at school?


Demographics

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Dem3. How old are you?
Dem6. How do you describe yourself? Mark all that apply.
Dem11. What is the language that you first learned to speak at home?


Health Care-Related Items

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B34. In the past 12 months, have you had wheezing, dry cough, and/or breathing difficulty not due to having a cold or the flu?
B35. During the past 12 months, have you had an asthma attack or taken asthma medication?
B36. Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional ever told you that you have:
  a. Asthma?
  b. Arthritis?
  c. Diabetes?
  d. Another chronic medical condition which has lasted over a year, such as cancer, heart problems, hearing or vision problems (do not include needing braces, glasses, or contacts)?
  e. An eating disorder?
  f. Sexually transmitted disease?
  g. Depression?
B37. When was the last time you saw a doctor or nurse practitioner for a check up or physical exam when you were not sick or injured?
B34. When was the last time you saw a dentist or dental hygienist for a check up, exam, teeth cleaning, or other dental work?
B35. During the past 12 months, where did you usually go to meet your health care needs? (Choose only one.)


Injury-Related Issues

Abuse, Depression, and Suicide

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F7. During the past week, on how many of the days:
  a. Did not you feel like eating, or your appetite was poor?
  b. Did you feel depressed?
  c. Did you feel sad?
  d. Could you not get going or had low energy?
During the past 12 months:
F8. Did you ever feel so sad or hopeless almost every day for two weeks or more in a row that you stopped doing some usual activities?
F9. Did you ever seriously consider attempting suicide?
F10. How many times did you actually attempt suicide?
F11. During the past 12 months, did your boyfriend or girlfriend ever hit, slap, or physically hurt you on purpose?
F12. Have you ever been pressured into any sexual activity by someone you were going out with?
F13. Have you ever been forced to have sexual intercourse when you did not want to?

Delinquent and/or Criminal Behavior

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F17. How many times in the past 3 months have you:
  a. Been suspended from school?
  b. Sold illegal drugs?
  c. Stolen something worth over $10?
  d. Stolen or tried to steal a motor vehicle such as a car or motorcycle?
  e. Atacked someone with the idea of seriously hurting them?
  f. Been stopped by the police for something you did (but not arrested)?
  g. Been arrested?
  h. Been drunk or high at school?
  i. Been in a fight using a weapon (knife, gun, club, etc.)?
  j. Purposely damaged or destroyed property belonging to your parents or other family members?
  k. Purposely damaged or destroyed property belonging to your school?
  l. Purposely damaged or destroyed other property that did not belong to you, not counting family and school property?
F19. How many times in the past 3 months, have you set a fire where it didn't belong, without adult permission or supervision?
F6. Gang Involvement. Which of the following best describes you:

Guns and Other Weapons Carrying

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F20 During the past 30 days, on how many days did you carry:
  a. A gun?
  b. A weapon other than a gun?
  ab. F13ab. Combines F13a. (gun) and F13b.(a weapon other than a gun) to show weapons including guns
  c. A gun on school property?
  d. A weapon other than a gun (such as a knife, club, or other weapon not allowed at school) on school property?

School Safety

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F23. In the past 30 days, how many times did a student call you names, swear at you, or say mean things to you?
F25. At school, how safe do you feel
  a. In the hallways?
  b. In the cafeteria?
  c. In the classroom?
  d. Outside the school on school grounds?
  e. In the restroom?
  e. In the locker rooms?
F27. During the past 12 months, how many times
  a. Has someone threatened you with a weapon on school property?
  b. Has someone injured you with a weapon on school property?
  c. Were you in a physical fight on school property?
  d. Has someone taken money or things directly from you by using force, a weapon, or threats in school or on school property?
  e. Has someone deliberately damaged your property (such as clothing, books, or other property) in school or on school property?
F28. During the past 12 months, has anyone offered, sold, or given you an illegal drug on school property?

Vehicle-related Safety

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F18. During the past 30 days, how many times did you:
  a. Drive a car or other vehicle when you had been drinking alcohol?
  b. Ride in a car or other vehicle with a parent or other adult driver who had been drinking alcohol?
  c. Ride in a car or other vehicle with a teenage driver who had been drinking alcohol?
F4. In the past 30 days, how many times have you been the driver or passenger in a "street-racing" event?
F5. In the past 30 days, how often have you driven/ridden with a driver going more than 15 miles/hour over the speed limit?
F3. How often do you wear a seat belt when riding in a car driven by someone else?
F2. Have you ridden a bicycle in the past 12 months?
F2. (Of those who rode a bicycle during the past 12 months.) How often did you wear a helmet?

Participate, Victim or Witness Violence

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F29. During the past 12 months, how many times:
  a. Were you in physical fight?
  b. Threatened with a weapon (e.g., a knife, gun, or club)?
  c. Injured you with a weapon?
  d. Had money or things directly taken from you by using force, a weapon, or threats?
  e. Has someone deliberately damaged your property??
  f. Personally seen someone beaten with a weapon?
  g. Personally seen someone threatened with a weapon?
  h. Personally seen someone beaten up, but not with a weapon?
  i. Personally seen things stolen from another person by force or threats?
  j. Been in a physical fight in which you were injured and had to be treated by a doctor, nurse, or emergency medical technician (EMT) for those injuries?

Sexual Activity and HIV/AIDS Prevention

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B22. Have you ever had sexual intercourse?
B23. How old were you when you had sexual intercourse for the first time?
B24. During your life, with how many people have you had sexual intercourse?
B25. During the past 3 months, with how many people did you have sexual intercourse?
B25.x. Among those who have ever had sex: Indicator for current sexual activity, defined as sexual behavior during the past three months.
B26. Did you drink alcohol or use drugs before you had sexual intercourse the last time?
B26x. Among those who have ever had sex: Did you drink alcohol or use drugs before you had sexual intercourse the last time?
B27. The last time you had sexual intercourse, did you or your partner use a condom?
B27x. Among those who have ever had sex: The last time you had sexual intercourse, did you or your partner use a condom?
B28. The last time you had sexual intercourse, what one method did you or your partner use to prevent pregnancy?
B29. How many times have you been pregnant or gotten someone pregnant?
B30. When did you first go to a medical office or clinic to get a method for preventing pregnancy?
B31. What do you consider to be the one most reliable or accurate source where you have gotten your information about AIDS/HIV infection?
B32. During the last 12 months, have you ever been taught about AIDS or HIV infection in school?
B33. If you wanted them, where would you go to get condoms?