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2003 Oregon Healthy Teens Survey
Oregon Healthy Teens - African American Students, 8th Grade
2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
Demog.1. How old are you?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 419 100.0 185 100.0 231 100.0 3 100.0
12 years old 1 .1 1 .2



13 years old 159 42.0 74 45.5 83 38.1 2 73.7
14 years old 242 54.6 101 51.0 140 58.4 1 26.3
15 years old 17 3.3 9 3.3 8 3.5

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
Demog.5. How do you describe yourself? Mark all that apply.

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 437 100.0 192 100.0 242 100.0 3 100.0

Chose more than one other race 42 13.1 20 14.6 22 11.9

African American only 309 66.3 125 57.0 181 74.6 3 100.0
Also American Indian/Alaska Native 12 2.3 6 2.3 6 2.4

Also Asian 4 1.1 2 1.9 2 .3

Also Hispanic 17 6.4 14 12.1 3 1.1

Also Native Hawaiian/
Other Pacific Islander
1 .2

1 .3

Also White 52 10.6 25 12.1 27 9.3

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
Demog.11. What is the language that you first learned to speak at home?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 419 100.0 185 100.0 231 100.0 3 100.0

English 363 84.9 166 85.6 194 83.9 3 100.0
Spanish 15 5.7 8 7.0 7 4.6

Other 41 9.4 11 7.3 30 11.5

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
A26.a. How old were you when you first smoked a whole cigarette?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 209 100.0 97 100.0 109 100.0 3 100.0

Never have 148 70.8 69 71.1 79 72.5

8 or younger 13 6.2 6 6.2 6 5.5 1 33.3
9 3 1.4 2 2.1 1 .9

10 8 3.8 3 3.1 5 4.6

11 12 5.7 5 5.2 7 6.4

12 14 6.7 7 7.2 6 5.5 1 33.3
13 7 3.3 3 3.1 3 2.8 1 33.3
14 4 1.9 2 2.1 2 1.8

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
A1.b. How many cigarettes have you smoked, even a puff, in the last 7 days?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 198 100.0 95 100.0 100 100.0 3 100.0

None 173 87.4 87 91.6 85 85.0 1 33.3
1-10 8 4.0 4 4.2 3 3.0 1 33.3
11-20 5 2.5 1 1.1 3 3.0 1 33.3
21-30 5 2.5 2 2.1 3 3.0

31-40 2 1.0

2 2.0

41 or more 5 2.5 1 1.1 4 4.0

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
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)

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 215 100.0 103 100.0 109 100.0 3 100.0

0 days 180 83.7 88 85.4 91 83.5 1 33.3
1 or 2 days 10 4.7 7 6.8 3 2.8

3 to 5 days 6 2.8 1 1.0 3 2.8 2 66.7
6 to 9 days 2 .9

2 1.8

10 to 19 days 4 1.9 1 1.0 3 2.8

20 to 29 days 3 1.4 2 1.9 1 .9

All 30 days 10 4.7 4 3.9 6 5.5

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
A26.b. How old were you when you first tried smokeless tobacco (chew, snuff, plug)?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 209 100.0 97 100.0 109 100.0 3 100.0

Never have 184 88.0 91 93.8 92 84.4 1 33.3
8 or younger 6 2.9 2 2.1 4 3.7

9 3 1.4

2 1.8 1 33.3
10 4 1.9 1 1.0 3 2.8

11 2 1.0 1 1.0 1 .9

12 6 2.9 2 2.1 4 3.7

13 2 1.0

1 .9 1 33.3
14 2 1.0

2 1.8

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
A4.b. How many times did you use chewing tobacco or snuff in the last 7 days?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 186 100.0 90 100.0 93 100.0 3 100.0

None 176 94.6 89 98.9 86 92.5 1 33.3
1-10 6 3.2

4 4.3 2 66.7
31-40 4 2.2 1 1.1 3 3.2

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
A5. During the past 30 days, on how many days did you use chewing tobacco or snuff?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 214 100.0 103 100.0 108 100.0 3 100.0

0 days 197 92.1 99 96.1 97 89.8 1 33.3
1 or 2 days 7 3.3 1 1.0 5 4.6 1 33.3
3 to 5 days 3 1.4 1 1.0 1 .9 1 33.3
6 to 9 days 2 .9 2 1.9



10 to 19 days 2 .9

2 1.9

20 to 29 days 2 .9

2 1.9

All 30 days 1 .5

1 .9

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
A7A8. During the past 30 days, did you smoke cigarettes or use chewing tobacco, snuff, or dip one or more days on school property?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 204 100.0 99 100.0 103 100.0 2 100.0

0 days 202 99.0 99 100.0 101 98.1 2 100.0
One or more days 2 1.0

2 1.9

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
E11.a. During the last year (12 months), did you have any school lessons about tobacco use?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 205 100.0 91 100.0 112 100.0 2 100.0

Very often 43 21.0 23 25.3 19 17.0 1 50.0
A few times 93 45.4 43 47.3 49 43.8 1 50.0
Once 33 16.1 13 14.3 20 17.9

Never 36 17.6 12 13.2 24 21.4

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
E12. Is there a rule against tobacco in your school?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 189 100.0 85 100.0 102 100.0 2 100.0

There is no rule 13 6.9 2 2.4 9 8.8 2 100.0
There is a rule, but it isn't enforced 9 4.8 5 5.9 4 3.9

There is a rule and it is sometimes enforced 38 20.1 21 24.7 17 16.7

There is a rule and it
is strictly enforced
129 68.3 57 67.1 72 70.6

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
E13. During the past 12 months, have you seen teachers or staff smoke on school property?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 177 100.0 78 100.0 97 100.0 2 100.0

Yes 51 28.8 19 24.4 31 32.0 1 50.0
No 126 71.2 59 75.6 66 68.0 1 50.0
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
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)?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 208 100.0 97 100.0 108 100.0 3 100.0

Never have 86 41.3 34 35.1 51 47.2 1 33.3
8 or younger 29 13.9 16 16.5 12 11.1 1 33.3
9 14 6.7 5 5.2 8 7.4 1 33.3
10 17 8.2 6 6.2 11 10.2

11 22 10.6 16 16.5 6 5.6

12 18 8.7 9 9.3 9 8.3

13 17 8.2 9 9.3 8 7.4

14 4 1.9 2 2.1 2 1.9

15 1 .5

1 .9

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
A26.d. How old were you when you first got drunk?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 207 100.0 97 100.0 107 100.0 3 100.0

Never have 147 71.0 66 68.0 81 75.7

8 or younger 2 1.0

2 1.9

9 2 1.0

1 .9 1 33.3
10 6 2.9 4 4.1 2 1.9

11 9 4.3 5 5.2 4 3.7

12 21 10.1 9 9.3 11 10.3 1 33.3
13 14 6.8 10 10.3 3 2.8 1 33.3
14 6 2.9 3 3.1 3 2.8

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
A10.b. How many drinks of alcohol have you had (Drink = 1 glass of beer or wine, or 1 shot of hard liquor) in the last 7 days?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 189 100.0 92 100.0 95 100.0 2 100.0

None 153 81.0 72 78.3 80 84.2 1 50.0
1-2 13 6.9 9 9.8 3 3.2 1 50.0
3-5 10 5.3 6 6.5 4 4.2

6-9 2 1.1 2 2.2



10 or more 11 5.8 3 3.3 8 8.4

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
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?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 197 100.0 96 100.0 98 100.0 3 100.0

0 occasions 146 74.1 68 70.8 76 77.6 2 66.7
1-2 occasions 30 15.2 20 20.8 9 9.2 1 33.3
3-5 occasions 8 4.1 4 4.2 4 4.1

6-9 occasions 3 1.5 1 1.0 2 2.0

10 or more occasions 10 5.1 3 3.1 7 7.1

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
A13. During the past 30 days, on how many days did you have 5 or more drinks of alcohol in a row, that is, within a couple of hours?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 207 100.0 102 100.0 103 100.0 2 100.0

0 days 181 87.4 89 87.3 91 88.3 1 50.0
1 or 2 days 6 2.9 4 3.9 1 1.0 1 50.0
3 to 5 days 7 3.4 4 3.9 3 2.9

6 to 9 days 6 2.9 2 2.0 4 3.9

10 to 19 days 3 1.4 1 1.0 2 1.9

20 to 29 days 1 .5 1 1.0



All 30 days 3 1.4 1 1.0 2 1.9

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
A14. During the past 30 days, on how many days did you have at least one drink of alcohol on school property?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 197 100.0 95 100.0 99 100.0 3 100.0

0 days 187 94.9 92 96.8 93 93.9 2 66.7
1 or 2 days 4 2.0 2 2.1 2 2.0

3 to 5 days 2 1.0

1 1.0 1 33.3
6 to 9 days 2 1.0 1 1.1 1 1.0

10 to 19 days 1 .5

1 1.0

All 30 days 1 .5

1 1.0

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
A26.e. How old were you when you first tried marijuana or hashish?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 205 100.0 96 100.0 106 100.0 3 100.0

Never have 136 66.3 67 69.8 69 65.1

8 or younger 3 1.5 2 2.1 1 .9

9 3 1.5

3 2.8

10 6 2.9 3 3.1 3 2.8

11 11 5.4 5 5.2 5 4.7 1 33.3
12 21 10.2 7 7.3 13 12.3 1 33.3
13 20 9.8 8 8.3 11 10.4 1 33.3
14 5 2.4 4 4.2 1 .9

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
A15.b. How many times did you use marijuana or hashish in the last 7 days?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 192 100.0 93 100.0 96 100.0 3 100.0

None 160 83.3 82 88.2 77 80.2 1 33.3
1-2 10 5.2 2 2.2 7 7.3 1 33.3
3-5 10 5.2 4 4.3 6 6.3

6-9 5 2.6 2 2.2 2 2.1 1 33.3
20 or more 7 3.6 3 3.2 4 4.2

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
A16. During the past 30 days, on how many times did you use marijuana?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 211 100.0 100 100.0 108 100.0 3 100.0

0 times 162 76.8 82 82.0 79 73.1 1 33.3
1 or 2 times 19 9.0 8 8.0 11 10.2

3 to 9 times 16 7.6 5 5.0 9 8.3 2 66.7
10 to 19 times 6 2.8 1 1.0 5 4.6

20 to 39 times 7 3.3 4 4.0 3 2.8

40 or more times 1 .5

1 .9

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
A17. During the past 30 days, on how many times did you use marijuana on school property?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 196 100.0 94 100.0 99 100.0 3 100.0

0 times 182 92.9 91 96.8 90 90.9 1 33.3
1 or 2 times 7 3.6 2 2.1 4 4.0 1 33.3
3 to 9 times 5 2.6 1 1.1 3 3.0 1 33.3
10 to 19 times 2 1.0

2 2.0

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
A18.a. On how many occasions (if any) have you sniffed glue, breathed the contents of aerosol spray cans, inhaled any paints or sprays to get high during the past 30 days?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 209 100.0 100 100.0 106 100.0 3 100.0

0 occasions 183 87.6 89 89.0 92 86.8 2 66.7
1-2 occasions 20 9.6 9 9.0 11 10.4

3-5 occasions 3 1.4 2 2.0 1 .9

6-9 occasions 2 1.0

1 .9 1 33.3
10 or more occasions 1 .5

1 .9

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
A18.f. On how many occasions (if any) have you used Ecstasy or MDMA during the past 30 days?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 204 100.0 100 100.0 102 100.0 2 100.0

0 occasions 194 95.1 95 95.0 98 96.1 1 50.0
1-2 occasions 7 3.4 4 4.0 3 2.9

3-5 occasions 2 1.0 1 1.0 1 1.0

10 or more occasions 1 .5



1 50.0
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
A18cg. On how many occasions (if any) have you used illicit drugs during the past 30 days? (Does not include inhalants or prescription drugs)

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 199 100.0 99 100.0 98 100.0 2 100.0

0 Occasions 185 93.0 93 93.9 91 92.9 1 50.0
1 or more Occasions 14 7.0 6 6.1 7 7.1 1 50.0
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
BMI5. Body Weight status as Measured by Body Mass Index (BMI): Weight to Height Ratios.

Total Female Male
Count % Count % Count %
Total 351 100.0 154 100.0 197 100.0

Underweight
(<= 5th percentile)
13 3.7 4 2.6 9 4.6
At risk for underweight
(5-10th percentile)
13 3.7 8 5.2 5 2.5
Normal 236 67.2 96 62.3 140 71.1
At risk for overweight
(85-95th percentile)
53 15.1 31 20.1 22 11.2
Overweight
(>= 95th percentile)
36 10.3 15 9.7 21 10.7
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
B1. How do you describe your weight?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 193 100.0 84 100.0 107 100.0 2 100.0

Very underweight 6 3.1 2 2.4 4 3.7

Slightly underweight 20 10.4 6 7.1 14 13.1

About the right weight 117 60.6 45 53.6 70 65.4 2 100.0
Slightly overweight 42 21.8 26 31.0 16 15.0

Very overweight 8 4.1 5 6.0 3 2.8

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
B3.c. During the past 30 days, did you go without eating for 24 hours or more to lose weight or keep from gaining?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 187 100.0 82 100.0 103 100.0 2 100.0

Yes 25 13.4 16 19.5 9 8.7

No 162 86.6 66 80.5 94 91.3 2 100.0
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
B3.d. During the past 30 days, did you take any diet pills, powders or liquids without a doctor's advice?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 187 100.0 82 100.0 103 100.0 2 100.0

Yes 5 2.7 2 2.4 3 2.9

No 182 97.3 80 97.6 100 97.1 2 100.0
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
B3.e. During the past 30 days, did you vomit or take laxatives to lose weight or keep from gaining?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 185 100.0 81 100.0 102 100.0 2 100.0

Yes 13 7.0 7 8.6 6 5.9

No 172 93.0 74 91.4 96 94.1 2 100.0
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
B3.c-e. During the past 30 days, engaged in fasting 24 hours or longer; used diet pills, powders, or liquids; or used vomiting or laxatives to lose weight or keep from gaining weight

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 185 100.0 81 100.0 102 100.0 2 100.0

At risk for disordered eating 32 17.3 20 24.7 12 11.8

Not at risk 153 82.7 61 75.3 90 88.2 2 100.0
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
Fiveaday. Five-a-day measure. In the past 7 days, on average, how many servings per day did you have fruit juice, fruit or vegetables?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 182 100.0 80 100.0 100 100.0 2 100.0

None 5 2.7 1 1.3 4 4.0

< One serving per day 20 11.0 12 15.0 7 7.0 1 50.0
1 to < 3 servings per day 60 33.0 26 32.5 33 33.0 1 50.0
3 to < 5 servings
per day
35 19.2 15 18.8 20 20.0

5 or more
servings per day
62 34.1 26 32.5 36 36.0

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
B11. In the past 7 days, on how many days did you eat breakfast?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 200 100.0 88 100.0 110 100.0 2 100.0

0 days 26 13.0 16 18.2 10 9.1

1 day 25 12.5 14 15.9 10 9.1 1 50.0
2-4 days 49 24.5 21 23.9 27 24.5 1 50.0
5-6 days 28 14.0 12 13.6 16 14.5

7 days 72 36.0 25 28.4 47 42.7

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
B12. How many times during the past 7 days did you eat a meal with your family?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 187 100.0 82 100.0 103 100.0 2 100.0

0 times 28 15.0 14 17.1 14 13.6

1 time 15 8.0 9 11.0 5 4.9 1 50.0
2-4 times 42 22.5 20 24.4 22 21.4

5-6 times 33 17.6 14 17.1 19 18.4

7 or more times 66 35.3 23 28.0 42 40.8 1 50.0
Away from home and not with my family during the past 7 days 3 1.6 2 2.4 1 1.0

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
B16. On how many of the past 7 days did you exercise/participate in physical activity for at least 20 minutes that made you sweat/breathe hard; e.g., basketball, soccer, running, swimming laps, fast bicycling, fast dancing or similar aerobic activities?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 190 100.0 87 100.0 101 100.0 2 100.0

0 days 21 11.1 11 12.6 10 9.9

1 day 12 6.3 5 5.7 7 6.9

2 days 17 8.9 10 11.5 5 5.0 2 100.0
3 days 20 10.5 11 12.6 9 8.9

4 days 16 8.4 9 10.3 7 6.9

5 days 32 16.8 18 20.7 14 13.9

6 days 13 6.8 4 4.6 9 8.9

7 days 59 31.1 19 21.8 40 39.6

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
B17. On how many of the past 7 days did you participate in physical activity for at least 30 minutes that did not make you sweat or breathe hard, such as fast walking, slow bicycling, skating, pushing a lawn mower, or mopping floors?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 177 100.0 78 100.0 97 100.0 2 100.0

0 days 48 27.1 24 30.8 23 23.7 1 50.0
1 day 19 10.7 9 11.5 10 10.3

2 days 25 14.1 12 15.4 12 12.4 1 50.0
3 days 23 13.0 12 15.4 11 11.3

4 days 12 6.8 4 5.1 8 8.2

5 days 11 6.2 6 7.7 5 5.2

6 days 2 1.1

2 2.1

7 days 37 20.9 11 14.1 26 26.8

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
B18. In an average week, when you are in school, on how many days do you go to physical education (PE) classes?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 175 100.0 77 100.0 96 100.0 2 100.0

0 days 50 28.6 22 28.6 28 29.2

1 day 5 2.9 2 2.6 3 3.1

2 days 13 7.4 5 6.5 8 8.3

3 days 31 17.7 17 22.1 14 14.6

4 days 4 2.3 3 3.9 1 1.0

5 days 72 41.1 28 36.4 42 43.8 2 100.0
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
B22. Have you ever had sexual intercourse?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 169 100.0 74 100.0 93 100.0 2 100.0

Yes 54 32.0 20 27.0 32 34.4 2 100.0
No 115 68.0 54 73.0 61 65.6

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
B23. How old were you when you had sexual intercourse for the first time?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 172 100.0 73 100.0 97 100.0 2 100.0

Never had sexual intercourse 113 65.7 53 72.6 60 61.9

11 years or younger 14 8.1 2 2.7 11 11.3 1 50.0
12 years old 11 6.4 4 5.5 7 7.2

13 years old 27 15.7 12 16.4 14 14.4 1 50.0
14 years old 7 4.1 2 2.7 5 5.2

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
B25. During the past 3 months, with how many people did you have sexual intercourse?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 173 100.0 74 100.0 97 100.0 2 100.0

Never had sexual intercourse 112 64.7 53 71.6 59 60.8

Had sexual intercourse,
but not in past 3 mths
18 10.4 7 9.5 11 11.3

1 person 23 13.3 9 12.2 13 13.4 1 50.0
2 people 7 4.0 2 2.7 5 5.2

3 people 6 3.5 1 1.4 4 4.1 1 50.0
4 people 1 .6

1 1.0

6 or more people 6 3.5 2 2.7 4 4.1

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
B25.x. Among those who have ever had sex: Indicator for current sexual activity, defined as sexual behavior during the past three months.

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 61 100.0 21 100.0 38 100.0 2 100.0

Currently Abstinent 18 29.5 7 33.3 11 28.9

Currently sexually active 43 70.5 14 66.7 27 71.1 2 100.0
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
B27.x. Among those who have ever had sex: The last time you had sexual intercourse, did you or your partner use a condom?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 60 100.0 20 100.0 38 100.0 2 100.0

Yes 40 66.7 13 65.0 25 65.8 2 100.0
No 20 33.3 7 35.0 13 34.2

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
B28. The last time you had sexual intercourse, what one method did you or your partner use to prevent pregnancy?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 169 100.0 74 100.0 93 100.0 2 100.0

Never had sex 111 65.7 54 73.0 57 61.3

No method 10 5.9 4 5.4 6 6.5

Birth control pills 3 1.8 1 1.4 1 1.1 1 50.0
Condoms 32 18.9 9 12.2 22 23.7 1 50.0
Depro-Provera 2 1.2 1 1.4 1 1.1

Withdrawal 5 3.0 1 1.4 4 4.3

Some other method 1 .6

1 1.1

Not sure 5 3.0 4 5.4 1 1.1

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
B31. What do you consider to be the one most reliable or accurate source where you have gotten your
information about AIDS/HIV infection? (Select only one response).

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 161 100.0 70 100.0 89 100.0 2 100.0

Classroom instruction 70 43.5 31 44.3 38 42.7 1 50.0
Parents/other adults 32 19.9 14 20.0 18 20.2

From friends 8 5.0 2 2.9 5 5.6 1 50.0
From teacher 15 9.3 9 12.9 6 6.7

From brochures 6 3.7 2 2.9 4 4.5

From TV or radio 18 11.2 6 8.6 12 13.5

Other sources 12 7.5 6 8.6 6 6.7

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
B32. During the last 12 months, have you ever been taught about AIDS or HIV infection in school?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 182 100.0 81 100.0 99 100.0 2 100.0

Yes 126 69.2 58 71.6 67 67.7 1 50.0
No 25 13.7 10 12.3 15 15.2

Not sure 31 17.0 13 16.0 17 17.2 1 50.0
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
F7.b. On how many of the days did you feel depressed during the past week?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 222 100.0 96 100.0 125 100.0 1 100.0

0 days 136 61.3 45 46.9 91 72.8

1-2 days 39 17.6 18 18.8 21 16.8

3-4 days 22 9.9 16 16.7 6 4.8

5-7 days 25 11.3 17 17.7 7 5.6 1 100.0
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
F9. During the past 12 months, did you ever seriously consider attempting suicide?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 211 100.0 88 100.0 122 100.0 1 100.0

Yes 39 18.5 21 23.9 18 14.8

No 172 81.5 67 76.1 104 85.2 1 100.0
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
F20.a. During the past 30 days, on how many days did you carry a gun?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 200 100.0 84 100.0 115 100.0 1 100.0

0 days 174 87.0 80 95.2 93 80.9 1 100.0
1 day 9 4.5 2 2.4 7 6.1

2 or 3 days 7 3.5 1 1.2 6 5.2

4 or 5 days 3 1.5 1 1.2 2 1.7

6 or more days 7 3.5

7 6.1

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
F20.b. During the past 30 days, on how many days did you carry a weapon other than a gun?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 199 100.0 84 100.0 114 100.0 1 100.0

0 days 148 74.4 75 89.3 72 63.2 1 100.0
1 day 16 8.0 2 2.4 14 12.3

2 or 3 days 12 6.0 3 3.6 9 7.9

4 or 5 days 9 4.5 1 1.2 8 7.0

6 or more days 14 7.0 3 3.6 11 9.6

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
F20.c. During the past 30 days, on how many days did you carry a gun on school property?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 197 100.0 82 100.0 114 100.0 1 100.0

0 days 193 98.0 82 100.0 110 96.5 1 100.0
1 day 4 2.0

4 3.5

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
F20.d. During the past 30 days, on how many days did you carry a weapon other than a gun (such as a knife, club, or other weapon not allowed at school) on school property?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 196 100.0 81 100.0 114 100.0 1 100.0

0 days 177 90.3 78 96.3 98 86.0 1 100.0
1 day 6 3.1 1 1.2 5 4.4

2 or 3 days 7 3.6 1 1.2 6 5.3

4 or 5 days 2 1.0

2 1.8

6 or more days 4 2.0 1 1.2 3 2.6

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
F23. During the past 30 days, on how many times did a student call you names, swear at you, or say mean things to you?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 205 100.0 88 100.0 116 100.0 1 100.0

0 times 48 23.4 17 19.3 31 26.7

1-2 times 40 19.5 19 21.6 21 18.1

3-5 times 32 15.6 14 15.9 18 15.5

6-9 times 18 8.8 7 8.0 11 9.5

10-19 times 11 5.4 6 6.8 5 4.3

20 or more times 56 27.3 25 28.4 30 25.9 1 100.0
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
F25a. At school, how safe do you feel in the hallways?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 196 100.0 83 100.0 112 100.0 1 100.0

Not at all safe 25 12.8 8 9.6 17 15.2

Only slightly safe 24 12.2 11 13.3 12 10.7 1 100.0
Somewhat safe 25 12.8 12 14.5 13 11.6

Quite safe 51 26.0 20 24.1 31 27.7

Very safe 71 36.2 32 38.6 39 34.8

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
F25b. At school, how safe do you feel in the cafeteria?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 194 100.0 83 100.0 110 100.0 1 100.0

Not at all safe 23 11.9 8 9.6 15 13.6

Only slightly safe 20 10.3 9 10.8 10 9.1 1 100.0
Somewhat safe 23 11.9 10 12.0 13 11.8

Quite safe 53 27.3 24 28.9 29 26.4

Very safe 75 38.7 32 38.6 43 39.1

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
F25c. At school, how safe do you feel in the classroom?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 195 100.0 83 100.0 111 100.0 1 100.0

Not at all safe 20 10.3 6 7.2 14 12.6

Only slightly safe 17 8.7 8 9.6 9 8.1

Somewhat safe 19 9.7 6 7.2 12 10.8 1 100.0
Quite safe 50 25.6 24 28.9 26 23.4

Very safe 89 45.6 39 47.0 50 45.0

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
F25d. At school, how safe do you feel outside the school on school grounds?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 195 100.0 83 100.0 111 100.0 1 100.0

Not at all safe 31 15.9 8 9.6 23 20.7

Only slightly safe 22 11.3 10 12.0 11 9.9 1 100.0
Somewhat safe 34 17.4 15 18.1 19 17.1

Quite safe 45 23.1 23 27.7 22 19.8

Very safe 63 32.3 27 32.5 36 32.4

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
F17.x. Have you ever been harassed at school (or on the way to or from school)?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 182 100.0 79 100.0 102 100.0 1 100.0

Yes, harassed 100 54.9 51 64.6 48 47.1 1 100.0
No, not harassed 82 45.1 28 35.4 54 52.9

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
F24. Have you been harassed?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 182 100.0 79 100.0 102 100.0 1 100.0

Harassment about your race or ethnic origin 54 29.7 23 29.1 31 30.4

Unwanted sexual comments or attention 34 18.7 24 30.4 10 9.8

Harassment because someone thought you were gay, lesbian, or bisexual 21 11.5 9 11.4 12 11.8

Harassment about your weight, clothes, acne, or other physical characteristics 53 29.1 32 40.5 20 19.6 1 100.0
Harassment about your group of friends 35 19.2 20 25.3 14 13.7 1 100.0
Harassed--Other reasons 18 9.9 10 12.7 8 7.8

Was not harassed 82 45.1 28 35.4 54 52.9

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
F27a. During the past 12 months, how many times has someone threatened you with a weapon on school property?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 190 100.0 81 100.0 108 100.0 1 100.0

0 times 171 90.0 74 91.4 96 88.9 1 100.0
1 time 10 5.3 6 7.4 4 3.7

2 or 3 times 3 1.6 1 1.2 2 1.9

4 or 5 times 1 .5

1 .9

6 or 7 times 3 1.6

3 2.8

12 or more times 2 1.1

2 1.9

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
F27b. During the past 12 months, how many times has someone injured you with a weapon on school property?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 190 100.0 81 100.0 108 100.0 1 100.0

0 times 184 96.8 80 98.8 103 95.4 1 100.0
1 time 3 1.6

3 2.8

2 or 3 times 2 1.1 1 1.2 1 .9

12 or more times 1 .5

1 .9

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
F27c. During the past 12 months, how many times were you in a physical fight on school property?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 183 100.0 81 100.0 101 100.0 1 100.0

0 times 123 67.2 64 79.0 59 58.4

1 time 23 12.6 9 11.1 14 13.9

2 or 3 times 20 10.9 6 7.4 13 12.9 1 100.0
4 or 5 times 8 4.4 1 1.2 7 6.9

6 or 7 times 4 2.2

4 4.0

8 or 9 times 1 .5

1 1.0

10 or 11 times 1 .5 1 1.2



12 or more times 3 1.6

3 3.0

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
F27d. During the past 12 months, how many times has someone taken money or things directly from you by using force,
a weapon, or threats in school or on school property?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 190 100.0 81 100.0 108 100.0 1 100.0

0 times 180 94.7 80 98.8 99 91.7 1 100.0
1 time 5 2.6 1 1.2 4 3.7

2 or 3 times 4 2.1

4 3.7

12 or more times 1 .5

1 .9

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
F27e. During the past 12 months, how many times has someone deliberately damaged your property (such as clothing, books, or other property) in school or on school property?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 189 100.0 81 100.0 107 100.0 1 100.0

0 times 149 78.8 65 80.2 83 77.6 1 100.0
1 time 23 12.2 9 11.1 14 13.1

2 or 3 times 12 6.3 5 6.2 7 6.5

4 or 5 times 2 1.1 1 1.2 1 .9

10 or 11 times 1 .5

1 .9

12 or more times 2 1.1 1 1.2 1 .9

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
F18.a. During the past 30 days, how many times did you drive a car or other vehicle when you had been drinking alcohol?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 201 100.0 89 100.0 111 100.0 1 100.0

0 times 200 99.5 88 98.9 111 100.0 1 100.0
1 time 1 .5 1 1.1



Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
F18.c. During the past 30 days, how many times did you ride in a car or other vehicle with a teenage driver who had been drinking alcohol?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 209 100.0 88 100.0 120 100.0 1 100.0

0 times 181 86.6 82 93.2 98 81.7 1 100.0
1 time 15 7.2 2 2.3 13 10.8

2 or 3 times 6 2.9 2 2.3 4 3.3

4 or 5 times 3 1.4 1 1.1 2 1.7

6 or more times 4 1.9 1 1.1 3 2.5

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
F3. How often do you wear a seat belt when riding in a car driven by someone else?

Total Female Male
Count % Count % Count %
Total 225 100.0 98 100.0 127 100.0

Never 8 3.6 1 1.0 7 5.5
Rarely 14 6.2 5 5.1 9 7.1
Sometimes 28 12.4 15 15.3 13 10.2
Most of the time 66 29.3 23 23.5 43 33.9
Always 109 48.4 54 55.1 55 43.3
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
F2.Bicycle Riding. Have you ridden a bicycle in the past 12 months?

Total Female Male
Count % Count % Count %
Total 211 100.0 91 100.0 120 100.0

Did not ride a bicycle 29 13.7 16 17.6 13 10.8
Rode a bicycle 182 86.3 75 82.4 107 89.2
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
F2.Bicycle Helmet Use. (Of those who rode a bicycle during the past 12 months). Did you always wear a helmet?

Total Female Male
Count % Count % Count %
Total 182 100.0 75 100.0 107 100.0

Always wore a helmet 10 5.5 6 8.0 4 3.7
Wore helmet most of the time 12 6.6 4 5.3 8 7.5
Rarely or sometimes wore a helmet 55 30.2 23 30.7 32 29.9
Never wore a helmet 105 57.7 42 56.0 63 58.9
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
C1.a. How often does at least one of your parents know what you are doing when you are away from home?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 216 100.0 92 100.0 122 100.0 2 100.0

Never 17 7.9 5 5.4 10 8.2 2 100.0
Sometimes 51 23.6 25 27.2 26 21.3

Quite often 56 25.9 20 21.7 36 29.5

All the time 92 42.6 42 45.7 50 41.0

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
C1.b. How often does at least one of your parents know where you are after school?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 212 100.0 94 100.0 116 100.0 2 100.0

Never 18 8.5 6 6.4 11 9.5 1 50.0
Sometimes 28 13.2 12 12.8 15 12.9 1 50.0
Quite often 48 22.6 19 20.2 29 25.0

All the time 118 55.7 57 60.6 61 52.6

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
C3. In the last month, about how many hours per week were you usually home in the afternoon with no adult?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 210 100.0 92 100.0 116 100.0 2 100.0

None 32 15.2 10 10.9 21 18.1 1 50.0
Less than 1/2 hour 13 6.2 6 6.5 7 6.0

1/2 to 1 hour 19 9.0 11 12.0 8 6.9

2 hours 20 9.5 8 8.7 12 10.3

3 hours 15 7.1 7 7.6 8 6.9

4 hours 10 4.8 6 6.5 4 3.4

5 hours 12 5.7 7 7.6 5 4.3

6 to 10 hours 24 11.4 13 14.1 11 9.5

11 to 15 hours 16 7.6 6 6.5 10 8.6

16 to 20 hours 11 5.2 5 5.4 6 5.2

21 to 30 hours 10 4.8 5 5.4 4 3.4 1 50.0
31 or more hours 28 13.3 8 8.7 20 17.2

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
B19.a. Over the last month, in an average week, how many hours do you spend working at a job for which you received a paycheck or wages?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 185 100.0 83 100.0 100 100.0 2 100.0

0 hours 141 76.2 62 74.7 77 77.0 2 100.0
1-2 hours 10 5.4 4 4.8 6 6.0

3-5 hours 15 8.1 9 10.8 6 6.0

6-10 hours 14 7.6 7 8.4 7 7.0

11-17 hours 3 1.6 1 1.2 2 2.0

18-25 hours 1 .5

1 1.0

25 or more hours 1 .5

1 1.0

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
B19.b. Over the last month, in an average week, how many hours do you spend in volunteer work, religious activities, youth groups, music, drama, or special school activities (e.g., yearbook), both at school and away from school (not including sports)?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 184 100.0 83 100.0 99 100.0 2 100.0

0 hours 114 62.0 46 55.4 67 67.7 1 50.0
1-2 hours 28 15.2 15 18.1 13 13.1

3-5 hours 15 8.2 6 7.2 8 8.1 1 50.0
6-10 hours 10 5.4 8 9.6 2 2.0

11-17 hours 9 4.9 5 6.0 4 4.0

18-25 hours 3 1.6 2 2.4 1 1.0

25 or more hours 5 2.7 1 1.2 4 4.0

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
B19.c. Over the last month, in an average week, how many hours do you spend participating in sports teams, either through school or in the community?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 185 100.0 83 100.0 100 100.0 2 100.0

0 hours 80 43.2 41 49.4 39 39.0

1-2 hours 26 14.1 13 15.7 11 11.0 2 100.0
3-5 hours 17 9.2 9 10.8 8 8.0

6-10 hours 17 9.2 8 9.6 9 9.0

11-17 hours 13 7.0 6 7.2 7 7.0

18-25 hours 6 3.2 1 1.2 5 5.0

25 or more hours 26 14.1 5 6.0 21 21.0

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
B20. During an average week, how many hours do you spend helping other people without getting paid, (i.e., helping out a 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?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 163 100.0 70 100.0 91 100.0 2 100.0

None 97 58.5 42 61.3 54 56.7 1 36.2
1 hour 29 18.6 12 12.2 17 24.4

2 hours 16 8.9 5 6.3 11 11.3

3-5 hours 14 9.2 6 12.5 8 6.7

6-10 hours 5 3.3 4 6.2 1 1.0

11 or more hours 2 1.4 1 1.4

1 63.8
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
B21a. On an average school day, how many hours do you spend watching TV?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 187 100.0 83 100.0 102 100.0 2 100.0

None 14 7.5 5 6.0 9 8.8

Less than
1 hour per day
31 16.6 11 13.3 20 19.6

1 hour per day 24 12.8 13 15.7 11 10.8

2 hours per day 38 20.3 18 21.7 20 19.6

3 hours per day 30 16.0 11 13.3 19 18.6

4 hours per day 14 7.5 6 7.2 8 7.8

5 or more
hours per day
36 19.3 19 22.9 15 14.7 2 100.0
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
B21b. On an average school day, how many hours do you spend playing video/computer games like Nintendo?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 180 100.0 79 100.0 99 100.0 2 100.0

None 62 34.4 46 58.2 15 15.2 1 50.0
Less than
1 hour per day
37 20.6 17 21.5 20 20.2

1 hour per day 23 12.8 4 5.1 19 19.2

2 hours per day 22 12.2 6 7.6 16 16.2

3 hours per day 13 7.2 3 3.8 10 10.1

4 hours per day 8 4.4 1 1.3 7 7.1

5 or more
hours per day
15 8.3 2 2.5 12 12.1 1 50.0
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
B21c. On an average school day, how many hours do you spend surfing the Internet?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 180 100.0 78 100.0 100 100.0 2 100.0

None 63 35.0 30 38.5 32 32.0 1 50.0
Less than
1 hour per day
31 17.2 16 20.5 15 15.0

1 hour per day 28 15.6 10 12.8 18 18.0

2 hours per day 24 13.3 12 15.4 12 12.0

3 hours per day 12 6.7 3 3.8 9 9.0

4 hours per day 5 2.8 3 3.8 2 2.0

5 or more
hours per day
17 9.4 4 5.1 12 12.0 1 50.0
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
B21a-c. On an average school day, how many hours do you spend spend watching TV, playing video/computer games like Nintendo, and surfing the Internet?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 23 100.0 7 100.0 15 100.0 1 100.0

None 8 34.8 4 57.1 4 26.7

Less than one
hour per day
6 26.1 2 28.6 4 26.7

1 hour per day 1 4.3

1 6.7

2 hours per day 1 4.3

1 6.7

3 hours per day 1 4.3

1 6.7

5 or more
hours per day
6 26.1 1 14.3 4 26.7 1 100.0
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
B37. When was the last time you saw a doctor or nurse practitioner for a check up or physical exam?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 178 100.0 80 100.0 96 100.0 2 100.0

During the past 12 months 84 47.2 37 46.3 47 49.0

Between 12 and 24 months ago 30 16.9 15 18.8 15 15.6

More than
24 months ago
12 6.7 7 8.8 4 4.2 1 50.0
Never 11 6.2 4 5.0 7 7.3

Not sure 41 23.0 17 21.3 23 24.0 1 50.0
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
B38. When was the last time you saw a dentist or dental hygienist for a check up, exam, teeth cleaning, or other dental work?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 177 100.0 81 100.0 94 100.0 2 100.0

During the past 12 months 108 61.0 50 61.7 57 60.6 1 50.0
Between 12 and 24 months ago 19 10.7 10 12.3 9 9.6

More than
24 months ago
13 7.3 5 6.2 8 8.5

Never 15 8.5 5 6.2 10 10.6

Not sure 22 12.4 11 13.6 10 10.6 1 50.0
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.