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Oregon Healthy Teens 2004, 8th Grade State Summary
How old were you when you first carried a handgun? (Q23i, 29i)

Total Female Male
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0
never have 91.6 96.4 86.5
8 or younger 1.5 .6 2.5
9 .8 .5 1.1
10 .9 .3 1.6
11 .9 .4 1.5
12 1.5 .8 2.3
13 1.7 .6 2.8
14 .9 .3 1.5
15 .1 .0 .2
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

Oregon Healthy Teens 2004, Data Summary, 8th Grade
How old were you when you first carried a handgun? (Q23i, 29i)

Total Female Male
Total 11,478 5,951 5,527
never have 10,391 5,700 4,691
8 or younger 225 51 174
9 92 28 64
10 131 27 104
11 120 35 85
12 180 46 134
13 219 44 175
14 110 18 92
15 10 2 8
Unweighted counts.