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Oregon Healthy Teens 2004, 8th Grade State Summary
How important do you think the things you are learning in school are going to be for your later life? (Q60, 105)

Total Female Male
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0
Very important 30.0 30.3 29.7
Quite important 27.5 27.9 27.2
Fairly important 24.1 24.3 23.9
Slightly important 13.4 13.8 13.0
Not important at all 4.9 3.7 6.2
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

Oregon Healthy Teens 2004, Data Summary, 8th Grade
How important do you think the things you are learning in school are going to be for your later life? (Q60, 105)

Total Female Male
Total 9,366 4,962 4,404
Very important 2,712 1,439 1,273
Quite important 2,501 1,346 1,155
Fairly important 2,309 1,235 1,074
Slightly important 1,365 750 615
Not important at all 479 192 287
Unweighted counts.