Topics
A to Z
Data &
 Statistics
Forms &
Publications
News &
Advisories
Licensing &
Certification
Rules &
Regulations
Public Health
Directory
Print this Article   Bookmark and Share
2004 Oregon Healthy Teens Survey
Oregon Healthy Teens 2004, 8th Grade State Summary
How old were you when you first had more than a sip or two of beer, wine, or hard liquor (e.g., vodka, whiskey, or gin)? (Q23b, 29b)

Total Female Male
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0
never have 55.1 54.8 55.4
8 or younger 7.9 7.2 8.5
9 3.1 2.8 3.3
10 4.5 3.8 5.3
11 5.1 5.1 5.0
12 8.5 8.9 8.2
13 12.0 13.3 10.6
14 3.7 3.8 3.5
15 .1 .1 .1
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

Oregon Healthy Teens 2004, Data Summary, 8th Grade
How old were you when you first had more than a sip or two of beer, wine, or hard liquor (e.g., vodka, whiskey, or gin)? (Q23b, 29b)

Total Female Male
Total 11,456 5,920 5,536
never have 6,031 3,055 2,976
8 or younger 1,002 456 546
9 369 179 190
10 527 233 294
11 596 319 277
12 1,035 588 447
13 1,427 844 583
14 454 240 214
15 15 6 9
Unweighted counts.