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2004 Oregon Healthy Teens Survey
2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
How old are you?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 418 100.0 190 100.0 228 100.0
13 years old 139 32.0 70 36.6 69 28.2
14 years old 267 65.6 116 61.6 151 68.8
15 years old 12 2.5 4 1.8 8 3.0
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
How do you describe yourself? Mark all that apply.

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 420 100.0 190 100.0 230 100.0
Chose more than one other race/ethnicity 66 19.5 33 20.6 33 18.6
African American only 231 52.4 98 48.6 133 55.5
Also American Indian/Alaska Native 14 2.7 7 3.1 7 2.4
Also Asian 7 1.1 1 .6 6 1.5
Also Hispanic 42 9.6 19 7.5 23 11.3
Also Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander 4 .7

4 1.2
Also White 56 13.9 32 19.4 24 9.5
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
How old were you when you first smoked a whole cigarette?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 394 100.0 184 100.0 210 100.0
never have 294 74.1 139 77.4 155 71.2
8 or younger 29 10.2 11 7.1 18 12.8
9 18 4.8 8 3.1 10 6.2
10 6 .9 5 1.6 1 .2
11 14 2.9 5 1.3 9 4.3
12 15 3.5 7 5.0 8 2.1
13 14 2.7 5 2.3 9 3.1
14 4 1.0 4 2.2

Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
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 Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 408 100.0 187 100.0 221 100.0
0 days 361 86.8 168 87.8 193 85.9
1 or 2 days 14 4.9 5 4.3 9 5.4
3 to 5 days 5 1.0 4 1.7 1 .4
6 to 9 days 7 2.0 3 3.1 4 1.1
10 to 19 days 3 .4

3 .7
20 to 29 days 6 2.3 2 .6 4 3.7
All 30 days 12 2.7 5 2.4 7 2.9
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
During the past 30 days, on how many days did you use chewing tobacco or snuff?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 409 100.0 187 100.0 222 100.0
0 days 386 91.6 178 92.0 208 91.3
1 or 2 days 6 3.3 1 2.7 5 3.8
3 to 5 days 5 1.9 3 3.1 2 1.0
6 to 9 days 3 .4 1 .3 2 .6
10 to 19 days 1 .2

1 .3
20 to 29 days 1 1.2

1 2.2
All 30 days 7 1.3 4 1.9 3 .8
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
During the past 30 days, on how many days did you smoke cigarettes on school property?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 407 100.0 185 100.0 222 100.0
0 days 389 93.7 181 96.4 208 91.6
1 or 2 days 7 2.3 1 .2 6 3.9
3 to 5 days 4 1.7 2 3.1 2 .7
6 to 9 days 2 .3

2 .6
10 to 19 days 1 1.2

1 2.2
20 to 29 days 1 .1 1 .3

All 30 days 3 .6

3 1.1
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
During the past 30 days, on how many days did you chewing tobacco, snuff, or dip on school property?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 406 100.0 186 100.0 220 100.0
0 days 394 94.7 182 94.1 212 95.1
1 or 2 days 7 3.5 1 2.7 6 4.3
3 to 5 days 1 1.2 1 2.7

20 to 29 days 1 .1 1 .3

All 30 days 3 .5 1 .3 2 .6
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
During the last year (12 months), did you have any school lessons about tobacco use?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 188 100.0 82 100.0 106 100.0
Very often 30 13.4 12 14.1 18 12.8
A few times 83 42.3 36 41.7 47 42.8
Once 33 17.2 18 24.5 15 11.5
Never 42 27.2 16 19.8 26 32.9
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
Is there a rule against tobacco in your school?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 268 100.0 128 100.0 140 100.0
There is no rule 17 10.2 5 7.1 12 13.4
There is a rule- but it isn't enforced 26 9.1 13 10.1 13 8.1
There is a rule and it is sometimes enforced 32 12.1 23 19.4 9 4.9
There is a rule and it is strictly enforced 193 68.6 87 63.4 106 73.7
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
During the past 12 months, have you seen teachers or staff smoke on school property?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 265 100.0 126 100.0 139 100.0
Yes 58 25.2 20 18.2 38 31.8
No 207 74.8 106 81.8 101 68.2
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
How old were you when you first had more than a sip or two of beer, wine, or hard liquor?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 384 100.0 180 100.0 204 100.0
never have 183 49.6 89 55.6 94 44.6
8 or younger 43 10.7 16 8.1 27 12.9
9 18 7.0 9 5.8 9 8.0
10 18 4.3 10 4.6 8 4.1
11 15 2.4 9 2.8 6 2.0
12 39 9.9 17 9.2 22 10.4
13 49 10.7 25 11.3 24 10.1
14 19 5.4 5 2.6 14 7.8
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
How old were you when you first began drinking alcoholic beverages regularly; i.e., at lest once or twice a month?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 385 100.0 182 100.0 203 100.0
never have 296 75.7 144 80.2 152 71.7
8 or younger 4 1.0 2 1.4 2 .7
9 8 2.7 4 3.7 4 1.8
10 9 2.1 3 2.4 6 1.8
11 9 2.1 3 .9 6 3.2
12 19 6.3 12 6.0 7 6.7
13 29 7.1 11 4.7 18 9.2
14 9 1.6 3 .8 6 2.3
15 2 1.4

2 2.6
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
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 Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 406 100.0 188 100.0 218 100.0
0 occasions 261 61.0 120 62.3 141 60.0
1-2 occasions 81 21.3 43 25.2 38 18.0
3-5 occasions 30 8.3 13 5.0 17 11.1
6-9 occasions 10 3.4 4 1.6 6 4.9
10 or more occasions 24 6.0 8 5.9 16 6.1
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
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 Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 404 100.0 188 100.0 216 100.0
0 days 335 83.0 156 83.9 179 82.2
1 or 2 days 41 9.7 22 10.0 19 9.5
3 to 5 days 12 2.1 5 2.1 7 2.1
6 to 9 days 4 1.6 2 2.8 2 .6
10 to 19 days 7 2.4 2 .8 5 3.7
20 to 29 days 2 .5 1 .3 1 .8
All 30 days 3 .7

3 1.2
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
During the past 30 days, on how many days did you have at least one drink of alcohol on school property?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 381 100.0 180 100.0 201 100.0
0 days 359 93.3 171 94.4 188 92.4
1 or 2 days 12 3.7 5 2.1 7 5.1
3 to 5 days 6 2.2 2 3.0 4 1.5
6 to 9 days 2 .4 1 .3 1 .5
10 to 19 days 2 .3 1 .2 1 .4
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
How old were you when you first tried marijuana or hashish?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 385 100.0 181 100.0 204 100.0
never have 277 72.7 139 80.2 138 66.5
8 or younger 6 1.9 2 .7 4 3.0
9 7 1.2 2 .4 5 1.8
10 9 3.5 4 3.6 5 3.4
11 15 3.4 7 3.2 8 3.6
12 30 6.6 11 4.5 19 8.4
13 33 9.4 13 6.5 20 11.8
14 8 1.2 3 .8 5 1.6
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
During the past 30 days, on how many times did you use marijuana?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 385 100.0 179 100.0 206 100.0
0 times 308 81.3 151 85.6 157 77.7
1 or 2 times 20 5.1 7 2.7 13 7.1
3 to 9 times 28 5.5 13 5.6 15 5.3
10 to 19 times 8 1.4 2 .4 6 2.1
20 to 39 times 9 4.0 3 3.8 6 4.2
40 or more times 12 2.8 3 1.9 9 3.6
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
During the past 30 days, on how many times did you use marijuana on school property?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 349 100.0 164 100.0 185 100.0
0 times 329 91.6 158 94.5 171 89.2
1 or 2 times 10 4.1 2 1.2 8 6.4
3 to 9 times 3 .6 1 .3 2 .8
10 to 19 times 4 2.1 3 4.0 1 .5
20 to 39 times 2 1.6

2 2.9
40 or more times 1 .1

1 .2
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
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 Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 397 100.0 186 100.0 211 100.0
0 occasions 366 91.1 170 91.8 196 90.6
1-2 occasions 17 4.0 8 2.4 9 5.3
3-5 occasions 6 1.9 4 3.7 2 .4
6-9 occasions 4 .8 2 .7 2 .9
10 or more occasions 4 2.1 2 1.4 2 2.8
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
On how many occasions (if any) have you used Ecstasy or MDMA during the past 30 days?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 382 100.0 183 100.0 199 100.0
0 occasions 366 95.7 175 97.1 191 94.5
1-2 occasions 11 2.1 7 2.6 4 1.7
3-5 occasions 2 .6 1 .3 1 .8
6-9 occasions 1 .1

1 .2
10 or more occasions 2 1.5

2 2.8
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
(8th grade summary variable): Use of stimulants, cocaine, heroin and/or ecstasy in past 30 days?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 379 100.0 182 100.0 197 100.0
0 Occasions 345 89.3 166 90.3 179 88.5
1 or more Occasions 34 10.7 16 9.7 18 11.5
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
Body weight status as measured by Body Mass Index (BMI): weight to height ratios.

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 347 100.0 155 100.0 192 100.0
Not at risk for overweight 241 70.7 111 72.5 130 69.3
At risk for overweight (85th-95th percentile) 51 15.3 23 15.4 28 15.2
Overweight (>= 95th percentile) 55 14.0 21 12.1 34 15.5
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
(Summary variable) Five-a-day measure: In the past 7 days, average servings per day where student reported consuming fruit or vegetables?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 338 100.0 155 100.0 183 100.0
None 1 .3

1 .6
< One serving per day 26 6.9 15 9.9 11 4.3
1 to < 3 servings per day 99 26.6 44 28.2 55 25.2
3 to < 5 servings per day 91 28.1 50 28.7 41 27.6
5 or more servings per day 121 38.1 46 33.2 75 42.4
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
In the past 7 days, on how many days did you eat breakfast?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 343 100.0 156 100.0 187 100.0
0 days 39 13.2 20 13.3 19 13.0
1 day 40 13.5 22 17.0 18 10.3
2-4 days 93 27.4 51 35.5 42 20.3
5-6 days 42 11.2 19 10.9 23 11.4
7 days 129 34.8 44 23.4 85 44.8
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
Vigorous exercise: On how many of the past 7 days did you 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?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 356 100.0 160 100.0 196 100.0
0 days 33 11.2 16 11.8 17 10.7
1 day 22 6.4 14 9.7 8 3.6
2 days 27 5.5 14 7.2 13 4.1
3 days 35 9.6 23 13.2 12 6.5
4 days 30 7.4 18 9.5 12 5.7
5 days 41 10.9 22 13.8 19 8.5
6 days 21 6.0 10 4.9 11 7.0
7 days 147 42.9 43 30.1 104 53.9
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
Moderate exercise: 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 or pushing a lawn mower?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 357 100.0 161 100.0 196 100.0
0 days 79 25.3 36 25.0 43 25.6
1 day 35 10.7 19 11.6 16 10.0
2 days 36 8.7 22 11.8 14 6.2
3 days 40 9.0 23 10.1 17 8.0
4 days 41 10.5 21 14.7 20 6.9
5 days 34 9.5 15 8.9 19 10.0
6 days 14 3.8 5 4.6 9 3.2
7 days 78 22.4 20 13.3 58 30.1
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
Have you ever had sexual intercourse?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 357 100.0 162 100.0 195 100.0
Yes 115 34.5 37 22.6 78 44.2
No 242 65.5 125 77.4 117 55.8
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
Among those who have ever had sex: Indicator for current sexual activity, defined as sexual behavior during the past three months.

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 114 100.0 37 100.0 77 100.0
Currently Abstinent 30 21.0 11 27.9 19 18.1
Currently sexually active 84 79.0 26 72.1 58 81.9
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
During the past 3 months, with how many people did you have sexual intercourse?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 352 100.0 159 100.0 193 100.0
I have never had sexual intercourse 238 65.3 122 76.9 116 55.8
I have had sexual intercourse-
but not during the past 3 months
30 7.3 11 6.4 19 8.0
1 person 33 9.4 13 6.4 20 11.7
2 people 13 3.5 5 4.0 8 3.2
3 people 11 2.1 2 .6 9 3.3
4 people 3 1.4

3 2.5
5 people 4 2.1

4 3.8
6 or more people 20 8.9 6 5.7 14 11.6
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
How old were you when you had sexual intercourse for the first time?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 348 100.0 158 100.0 190 100.0
I have never had sexual intercourse 236 65.5 121 77.3 115 55.8
11 years old or younger 30 8.6 7 3.9 23 12.4
12 years old 31 10.3 9 6.0 22 13.9
13 years old 36 11.7 16 10.2 20 12.9
14 years old 14 3.4 4 1.5 10 5.0
15 years old 1 .5 1 1.0

Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
Among those who have ever had sex: The last time you had sexual intercourse, did you or your partner use a condom?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 111 100.0 37 100.0 74 100.0
Yes 84 70.7 28 75.4 56 68.8
No 27 29.3 9 24.6 18 31.2
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
The last time you had sexual intercourse, what one method did you or your partner use to prevent pregnancy?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 195 100.0 82 100.0 113 100.0
I have never had sexual intercourse 132 68.7 66 84.4 66 56.7
No method was used to
prevent pregnancy
5 1.6 2 1.3 3 1.9
Birth control pills 4 1.3 1 1.3 3 1.3
Condoms 42 19.7 9 10.1 33 27.0
Depo Provera (birth control shot) 4 3.6 3 2.4 1 4.6
Withdrawal 1 .5

1 .9
Some other method 3 .7

3 1.3
Not sure 4 3.7 1 .5 3 6.2
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
During the last 12 months, have you ever been taught about AIDS or HIV infection in school?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 205 100.0 86 100.0 119 100.0
Yes 159 73.0 69 78.3 90 69.0
No 32 18.9 11 14.3 21 22.5
Not Sure 14 8.0 6 7.4 8 8.5
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
During the past 12 months, did you ever seriously consider attempting suicide?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 381 100.0 178 100.0 203 100.0
Yes 57 15.1 35 17.3 22 13.3
No 324 84.9 143 82.7 181 86.7
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
During the past 12 months, how many many times have you carried a handgun?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 380 100.0 178 100.0 202 100.0
0 times 345 87.4 170 92.3 175 83.2
1 or 2 times 11 3.0 4 2.3 7 3.7
3-5 times 8 2.9 1 2.7 7 3.1
6-9 times 4 1.3 3 2.7 1 .2
10-19 times 3 1.7

3 3.1
20-29 times 5 1.7

5 3.1
30-39 times 1 1.3

1 2.4
40+ times 3 .7

3 1.3
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
During the past 30 days, on how many days did you carry a gun as a weapon on school property?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 376 100.0 180 100.0 196 100.0
0 days 366 94.9 177 96.6 189 93.4
1 day 7 3.5 2 2.9 5 4.0
2 or 3 days 2 .3 1 .5 1 .2
6 or more days 1 1.3

1 2.4
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
During the past 30 days, on how many days did you carry a weapon other than a gun (such as a knife or club) on school property?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 377 100.0 179 100.0 198 100.0
0 days 341 90.0 170 93.8 171 86.6
1 day 15 3.9 3 1.5 12 6.0
2 or 3 days 10 1.8 1 .3 9 3.1
4 or 5 days 2 1.4 1 2.7 1 .2
6 or more days 9 3.0 4 1.8 5 4.0
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
In the past 30 days, how many times did a student call you names, swear at you, or say mean things to you?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 139 100.0 67 100.0 72 100.0
0 times 33 22.7 19 31.7 14 15.2
1-2 times 41 33.6 25 38.1 16 29.7
3-5 times 24 14.8 9 13.4 15 15.9
6-9 times 11 9.0 5 5.1 6 12.3
10-19 times 11 7.7 6 6.9 5 8.4
20 or more times 19 12.3 3 4.8 16 18.6
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
During the past 30 days, how many times did you not go to school because you felt you would be unsafe at school or on your way to or from school?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 344 100.0 153 100.0 191 100.0
0 days 319 92.7 139 94.6 180 91.3
1 day 14 3.9 8 3.7 6 4.1
2 or 3 days 6 1.0 4 1.2 2 .9
6 or more days 5 2.3 2 .5 3 3.8
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
(Summary variable) During the past 12 months, have you ever been harassed at school (or on the way to or from school)?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 341 100.0 151 100.0 190 100.0
Yes, harassed 176 52.7 80 49.5 96 55.2
No, not harassed 165 47.3 71 50.5 94 44.8
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
Have you been harassed? (Type of harassment, mark all that apply.)

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 341 100.0 151 100.0 190 100.0
Harassment about your race or ethnic origin 83 25.7 31 19.3 52 30.9
Unwanted sexual comments or attention 29 8.8 21 12.6 8 5.8
Harassment because someone thought
you were gay, lesbian, or bisexual
24 7.1 9 5.4 15 8.4
Harassment about your weight, clothes,
acne, or other physical characteristics
55 16.7 34 20.7 21 13.5
Harassment about your group of friends 47 13.1 26 16.2 21 10.7
Harassment about other reasons 69 19.9 28 14.8 41 24.0
Was not harassed 165 47.3 71 50.5 94 44.8
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
During the past 12 months, how many times has someone threatened you with a weapon on school property?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 341 100.0 153 100.0 188 100.0
0 times 309 90.6 145 96.6 164 85.6
1 time 16 4.6 3 1.5 13 7.2
2 or 3 times 9 1.9 4 1.7 5 2.1
10-11 times 1 1.4

1 2.6
12 or more times 6 1.4 1 .2 5 2.4
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
During the past 12 months, how many times has someone injured you with a weapon on school property?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 332 100.0 150 100.0 182 100.0
0 times 313 91.8 149 99.7 164 85.2
1 time 13 4.3 1 .3 12 7.7
2 or 3 times 1 .1

1 .2
10-11 times 1 1.5

1 2.7
12 or more times 4 2.3

4 4.2
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
During the past 12 months, how many times were you in a physical fight on school property?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 319 100.0 146 100.0 173 100.0
0 times 235 75.9 125 89.4 110 63.8
1 time 32 9.1 10 5.2 22 12.6
2 or 3 times 29 8.2 9 4.5 20 11.5
4 or 5 times 12 3.1 2 1.0 10 4.9
8 or 9 times 3 .5

3 1.0
10-11 times 1 .3

1 .5
12 or more times 7 3.1

7 5.9
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
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 Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 330 100.0 152 100.0 178 100.0
0 times 313 93.6 147 98.6 166 89.2
1 time 6 2.0

6 3.8
2 or 3 times 2 .3 2 .6

4 or 5 times 3 .4 2 .6 1 .3
6 or 7 times 1 .1 1 .3

12 or more times 5 3.6

5 6.7
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
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 Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 331 100.0 151 100.0 180 100.0
0 times 274 82.2 131 88.6 143 76.7
1 time 32 10.8 10 7.4 22 13.6
2 or 3 times 11 1.8 5 1.6 6 1.9
4 or 5 times 2 .5

2 .9
6 or 7 times 4 1.0 3 1.4 1 .7
8 or 9 times 2 1.7

2 3.1
12 or more times 6 2.1 2 1.0 4 3.1
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
How often do you wear a seat belt when riding in a car driven by someone else?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 323 100.0 149 100.0 174 100.0
Never 15 4.8 9 5.0 6 4.6
Rarely 24 10.3 10 11.2 14 9.5
Sometimes 34 8.9 15 8.3 19 9.5
Most of the time 87 25.2 42 21.2 45 28.7
Always 163 50.8 73 54.3 90 47.7
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
Bicycle helmet use. Among only those who rode a bicycle during the past 12 months: How often did you wear a helmet?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 257 100.0 103 100.0 154 100.0
Always wore a helmet 36 16.5 16 18.8 20 15.0
Wore helmet most of the time 27 9.1 11 8.1 16 9.7
Sometimes wore a helmet 17 8.9 9 11.7 8 7.1
Rarely wore a helmet 41 13.3 19 16.9 22 10.9
Never wore a helmet 136 52.2 48 44.5 88 57.3
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
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?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 407 100.0 182 100.0 225 100.0
During the past 12 months 220 53.6 105 54.9 115 52.6
Between 12 and 24 months ago 40 9.7 15 6.4 25 12.4
More than 24 months ago 22 5.0 12 7.1 10 3.4
Never 10 2.9 3 1.7 7 3.8
Not Sure 115 28.7 47 30.0 68 27.7
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
When was the last time you saw a dentist or dental hygienist for a check up, exam, teeth cleaning, or other dental work?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 405 100.0 187 100.0 218 100.0
During the past 12 months 249 66.9 126 71.3 123 63.2
Between 12 and 24 months ago 40 7.3 21 9.6 19 5.4
More than 24 months ago 29 4.9 12 3.5 17 6.0
Never 11 4.4 4 4.3 7 4.5
Not Sure 76 16.5 24 11.3 52 20.9
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
During the past 12 months, have you had an episode of asthma or an asthma attack?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 325 100.0 148 100.0 177 100.0
Never had asthma 175 54.8 72 51.8 103 57.5
Yes 45 14.5 26 16.3 19 12.9
No 81 23.7 35 23.4 46 24.0
Not sure 24 7.0 15 8.5 9 5.7
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional ever told you that you have asthma?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 327 100.0 148 100.0 179 100.0
Yes 77 23.9 39 22.9 38 24.7
No 222 66.7 93 62.2 129 70.5
Not sure 28 9.4 16 14.9 12 4.8
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
Are you limited in any way in any activities because of any physical, mental or emotional condition?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 209 100.0 86 100.0 123 100.0
Yes 38 19.2 19 21.0 19 17.8
No 171 80.8 67 79.0 104 82.2
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade African American Students
Is your condition: physical; learning; emotional; not sure? (Mark all that apply.)

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 78 100.0 31 100.0 47 100.0
Physical 39 60.3 15 60.9 24 60.0
Learning 16 20.7 4 17.7 12 22.4
Emotional 12 20.5 5 21.8 7 19.8
Not sure 29 38.3 12 32.1 17 41.8
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.