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2004 Oregon Healthy Teens Survey
2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade American Indian or Alaska Native Students
How old are you?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 1,044 100.0 528 100.0 516 100.0
12 years old 2 .1 1 .1 1 .1
13 years old 352 35.3 196 38.3 156 32.4
14 years old 648 60.8 314 58.9 334 62.6
15 years old 42 3.8 17 2.8 25 4.9
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

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

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 1,046 100.0 528 100.0 518 100.0
Chose more than one other race/ethnicity 133 14.4 77 17.6 56 11.3
American Indian/Alaska Native only 441 41.7 206 37.7 235 45.7
Also Asian 7 .6 3 .6 4 .6
Also African American 14 1.2 7 1.3 7 1.2
Also Hispanic 118 11.3 60 11.4 58 11.2
Also Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander 5 .3 1 .1 4 .6
Also White 328 30.4 174 31.3 154 29.4
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

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

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 1,018 100.0 517 100.0 501 100.0
never have 682 67.3 316 61.0 366 73.4
8 or younger 75 7.0 39 7.3 36 6.7
9 32 4.1 22 6.1 10 2.2
10 35 3.2 19 3.3 16 3.1
11 47 5.1 30 5.5 17 4.7
12 66 6.4 38 7.0 28 5.9
13 65 5.1 44 7.2 21 3.0
14 15 1.5 8 2.1 7 .9
15 1 .2 1 .5

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

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade American Indian or Alaska Native 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 1,038 100.0 526 100.0 512 100.0
0 days 888 86.8 431 81.9 457 91.6
1 or 2 days 57 5.1 36 7.4 21 2.9
3 to 5 days 22 1.5 16 2.2 6 .8
6 to 9 days 19 1.6 9 1.9 10 1.3
10 to 19 days 25 2.2 21 3.7 4 .7
20 to 29 days 10 1.5 6 1.5 4 1.5
All 30 days 17 1.3 7 1.3 10 1.3
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade American Indian or Alaska Native 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 1,037 100.0 526 100.0 511 100.0
0 days 996 95.1 509 96.2 487 94.1
1 or 2 days 18 2.5 9 2.7 9 2.4
3 to 5 days 4 .2 2 .2 2 .3
6 to 9 days 7 .9 2 .3 5 1.5
10 to 19 days 3 .1 2 .2 1 .1
20 to 29 days 2 .1 1 .1 1 .1
All 30 days 7 1.0 1 .4 6 1.5
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade American Indian or Alaska Native 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 1,036 100.0 523 100.0 513 100.0
0 days 1,004 96.6 503 95.0 501 98.2
1 or 2 days 22 2.5 16 4.2 6 .9
3 to 5 days 6 .6 4 .8 2 .4
6 to 9 days 3 .2

3 .4
All 30 days 1 .1

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

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade American Indian or Alaska Native 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 1,032 100.0 521 100.0 511 100.0
0 days 1,017 97.7 515 98.3 502 97.1
1 or 2 days 10 1.7 5 1.6 5 1.7
6 to 9 days 2 .1 1 .1 1 .1
10 to 19 days 2 .4

2 .8
All 30 days 1 .1

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

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

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 443 100.0 220 100.0 223 100.0
Very often 75 18.2 32 16.9 43 19.4
A few times 193 43.0 102 45.4 91 40.8
Once 92 21.2 55 25.0 37 17.7
Never 83 17.5 31 12.6 52 22.1
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

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

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 767 100.0 397 100.0 370 100.0
There is no rule 30 4.8 9 2.4 21 7.2
There is a rule- but it isn't enforced 45 6.2 24 8.6 21 3.8
There is a rule and it is sometimes enforced 123 16.2 75 19.0 48 13.4
There is a rule and it is strictly enforced 569 72.7 289 69.9 280 75.7
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

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

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 768 100.0 403 100.0 365 100.0
Yes 134 19.1 56 16.1 78 22.3
No 634 80.9 347 83.9 287 77.7
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade American Indian or Alaska Native 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 1,011 100.0 510 100.0 501 100.0
never have 445 44.3 203 41.8 242 46.7
8 or younger 117 11.6 54 11.2 63 12.0
9 49 5.0 27 5.3 22 4.7
10 67 7.7 34 7.5 33 7.8
11 52 4.6 29 5.2 23 4.0
12 96 9.1 60 10.6 36 7.6
13 142 13.5 82 13.3 60 13.6
14 41 4.0 20 4.5 21 3.5
15 2 .3 1 .5 1 .1
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade American Indian or Alaska Native 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 1,012 100.0 516 100.0 496 100.0
never have 786 78.7 383 74.7 403 82.8
8 or younger 12 1.0 6 1.0 6 1.1
9 11 1.3 7 2.0 4 .6
10 20 2.0 13 3.1 7 .9
11 25 3.1 12 2.6 13 3.5
12 42 3.8 25 5.4 17 2.2
13 80 6.9 48 7.9 32 5.9
14 33 2.5 20 3.0 13 2.0
15 3 .7 2 .3 1 1.1
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade American Indian or Alaska Native 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 1,031 100.0 523 100.0 508 100.0
0 occasions 657 63.1 301 58.1 356 68.1
1-2 occasions 204 19.8 124 21.4 80 18.1
3-5 occasions 90 8.5 54 10.0 36 7.0
6-9 occasions 39 4.7 22 5.5 17 4.0
10 or more occasions 41 3.9 22 5.0 19 2.8
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade American Indian or Alaska Native 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 1,023 100.0 518 100.0 505 100.0
0 days 841 82.4 412 79.1 429 85.5
1 or 2 days 104 10.2 60 11.3 44 9.1
3 to 5 days 50 5.3 33 7.5 17 3.2
6 to 9 days 12 .8 7 .9 5 .8
10 to 19 days 9 .9 5 1.0 4 .8
20 to 29 days 5 .3 1 .1 4 .4
All 30 days 2 .1

2 .3
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade American Indian or Alaska Native 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 1,004 100.0 513 100.0 491 100.0
0 days 961 96.4 488 95.7 473 97.0
1 or 2 days 28 2.6 20 3.7 8 1.6
3 to 5 days 12 .8 5 .6 7 1.0
10 to 19 days 1 .0

1 .1
20 to 29 days 1 .1

1 .1
All 30 days 1 .1

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

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

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 1,012 100.0 517 100.0 495 100.0
never have 733 73.8 348 68.9 385 78.6
8 or younger 23 3.0 10 1.5 13 4.4
9 18 1.8 11 2.6 7 1.0
10 26 2.4 17 3.6 9 1.3
11 31 3.1 18 3.8 13 2.3
12 75 7.3 48 9.1 27 5.5
13 84 6.7 54 8.5 30 4.9
14 22 2.0 11 2.0 11 1.9
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

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

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 1,006 100.0 513 100.0 493 100.0
0 times 830 82.8 407 79.4 423 86.2
1 or 2 times 58 5.4 39 7.4 19 3.4
3 to 9 times 49 4.5 30 5.5 19 3.5
10 to 19 times 30 2.9 21 4.4 9 1.5
20 to 39 times 20 2.1 8 1.6 12 2.7
40 or more times 19 2.2 8 1.7 11 2.7
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade American Indian or Alaska Native 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 950 100.0 494 100.0 456 100.0
0 times 915 95.7 472 94.7 443 96.7
1 or 2 times 21 3.0 15 3.7 6 2.3
3 to 9 times 5 .4 1 .2 4 .5
10 to 19 times 7 .7 5 1.1 2 .4
20 to 39 times 2 .2 1 .4 1 .1
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade American Indian or Alaska Native 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 1,016 100.0 520 100.0 496 100.0
0 occasions 939 92.3 469 91.0 470 93.5
1-2 occasions 56 5.6 37 6.6 19 4.5
3-5 occasions 10 .7 7 1.0 3 .4
6-9 occasions 7 .5 5 .8 2 .2
10 or more occasions 4 1.0 2 .5 2 1.4
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade American Indian or Alaska Native 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 1,000 100.0 511 100.0 489 100.0
0 occasions 976 97.0 495 96.2 481 97.9
1-2 occasions 18 2.1 13 2.4 5 1.7
3-5 occasions 3 .2 1 .2 2 .3
6-9 occasions 1 .6 1 1.1

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

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade American Indian or Alaska Native 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 998 100.0 510 100.0 488 100.0
0 Occasions 928 93.0 462 91.5 466 94.6
1 or more Occasions 70 7.0 48 8.5 22 5.4
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

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

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 926 100.0 470 100.0 456 100.0
Not at risk for overweight 630 69.0 333 71.1 297 67.0
At risk for overweight (85th-95th percentile) 179 18.8 93 19.7 86 17.9
Overweight (>= 95th percentile) 117 12.2 44 9.2 73 15.1
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade American Indian or Alaska Native 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 893 100.0 453 100.0 440 100.0
None 1 .1

1 .1
< One serving per day 83 8.6 51 10.7 32 6.7
1 to < 3 servings per day 312 33.4 166 33.9 146 32.8
3 to < 5 servings per day 198 21.9 99 21.3 99 22.6
5 or more servings per day 299 36.0 137 34.1 162 37.7
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

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

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 908 100.0 456 100.0 452 100.0
0 days 88 10.4 54 12.7 34 8.2
1 day 106 11.0 71 15.5 35 6.7
2-4 days 195 21.5 114 25.4 81 17.9
5-6 days 135 14.4 58 12.1 77 16.6
7 days 384 42.7 159 34.3 225 50.6
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade American Indian or Alaska Native 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 933 100.0 470 100.0 463 100.0
0 days 62 6.2 32 6.2 30 6.2
1 day 48 6.0 29 8.0 19 4.1
2 days 80 9.0 46 9.4 34 8.6
3 days 88 8.7 62 11.1 26 6.5
4 days 88 8.0 47 8.7 41 7.3
5 days 141 16.5 76 17.4 65 15.7
6 days 85 8.9 53 11.6 32 6.3
7 days 341 36.7 125 27.4 216 45.5
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade American Indian or Alaska Native 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 924 100.0 464 100.0 460 100.0
0 days 172 18.1 70 15.4 102 20.5
1 day 107 11.0 62 11.8 45 10.3
2 days 112 11.1 63 12.6 49 9.7
3 days 111 11.7 68 14.0 43 9.6
4 days 78 8.5 45 9.6 33 7.5
5 days 74 8.9 42 10.1 32 7.9
6 days 51 5.9 26 6.9 25 5.0
7 days 219 24.8 88 19.7 131 29.5
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade American Indian or Alaska Native Students
Have you ever had sexual intercourse?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 921 100.0 468 100.0 453 100.0
Yes 221 25.2 101 22.6 120 27.8
No 700 74.8 367 77.4 333 72.2
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade American Indian or Alaska Native 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 221 100.0 103 100.0 118 100.0
Currently Abstinent 82 35.9 41 42.6 41 30.5
Currently sexually active 139 64.1 62 57.4 77 69.5
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

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

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 904 100.0 465 100.0 439 100.0
I have never had sexual intercourse 683 74.3 362 76.9 321 71.7
I have had sexual intercourse-
but not during the past 3 months
82 9.3 41 9.9 41 8.7
1 person 73 8.2 38 7.8 35 8.5
2 people 35 3.5 17 3.0 18 4.0
3 people 5 1.0 2 1.3 3 .7
4 people 5 .4 1 .1 4 .7
5 people 3 .3

3 .5
6 or more people 18 3.1 4 1.0 14 5.3
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

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

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 904 100.0 460 100.0 444 100.0
I have never had sexual intercourse 681 74.1 358 77.0 323 71.2
11 years old or younger 55 7.1 19 5.1 36 9.1
12 years old 64 7.0 28 6.7 36 7.2
13 years old 70 7.6 36 7.3 34 7.9
14 years old 33 4.2 18 3.8 15 4.5
15 years old 1 .1 1 .1

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

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade American Indian or Alaska Native 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 224 100.0 103 100.0 121 100.0
Yes 169 73.5 77 74.3 92 72.8
No 55 26.5 26 25.7 29 27.2
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade American Indian or Alaska Native 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 464 100.0 229 100.0 235 100.0
I have never had sexual intercourse 368 79.5 189 82.7 179 76.7
No method was used to
prevent pregnancy
10 1.9 5 2.2 5 1.6
Birth control pills 8 1.2 5 1.7 3 .8
Condoms 53 10.4 20 8.6 33 12.0
Depo Provera (birth control shot) 6 .8 4 1.2 2 .3
Withdrawal 3 .5 1 .3 2 .6
Some other method 4 1.5 2 2.6 2 .5
Not sure 12 4.2 3 .7 9 7.4
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade American Indian or Alaska Native 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 474 100.0 234 100.0 240 100.0
Yes 368 79.1 190 84.4 178 74.4
No 68 13.8 30 11.4 38 15.8
Not Sure 38 7.1 14 4.1 24 9.8
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

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

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 995 100.0 506 100.0 489 100.0
Yes 189 21.0 131 27.8 58 14.4
No 806 79.0 375 72.2 431 85.6
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

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

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 991 100.0 506 100.0 485 100.0
0 times 907 90.8 480 94.0 427 87.6
1 or 2 times 39 4.5 11 2.7 28 6.2
3-5 times 15 1.3 6 .9 9 1.7
6-9 times 8 .7 2 .4 6 1.1
10-19 times 6 .4 2 .3 4 .5
20-29 times 5 .8 1 .2 4 1.5
30-39 times 2 .7 1 1.1 1 .4
40+ times 9 .8 3 .5 6 1.1
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade American Indian or Alaska Native 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 979 100.0 501 100.0 478 100.0
0 days 967 98.5 494 98.1 473 98.9
1 day 6 .4 4 .5 2 .4
2 or 3 days 2 .1 2 .3

4 or 5 days 2 .6 1 1.1 1 .1
6 or more days 2 .3

2 .5
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade American Indian or Alaska Native 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 987 100.0 504 100.0 483 100.0
0 days 891 89.3 467 91.0 424 87.5
1 day 45 4.6 18 3.6 27 5.5
2 or 3 days 27 3.3 13 3.7 14 2.9
4 or 5 days 5 .3 3 .3 2 .2
6 or more days 19 2.6 3 1.4 16 3.8
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade American Indian or Alaska Native 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 434 100.0 228 100.0 206 100.0
0 times 108 25.4 55 28.5 53 22.1
1-2 times 118 24.4 72 28.1 46 20.4
3-5 times 65 14.0 36 14.7 29 13.2
6-9 times 40 9.2 20 8.7 20 9.7
10-19 times 28 6.9 14 6.3 14 7.6
20 or more times 75 20.1 31 13.7 44 27.0
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade American Indian or Alaska Native 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 907 100.0 463 100.0 444 100.0
0 days 829 89.1 420 89.5 409 88.8
1 day 36 5.7 19 4.8 17 6.6
2 or 3 days 26 3.3 15 4.0 11 2.7
4 or 5 days 6 .6 4 .7 2 .5
6 or more days 10 1.3 5 1.0 5 1.5
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade American Indian or Alaska Native 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 890 100.0 455 100.0 435 100.0
Yes, harassed 463 54.7 266 58.1 197 51.4
No, not harassed 427 45.3 189 41.9 238 48.6
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

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

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 890 100.0 455 100.0 435 100.0
Harassment about your race or ethnic origin 95 13.0 43 10.2 52 15.8
Unwanted sexual comments or attention 146 17.2 115 24.9 31 9.5
Harassment because someone thought
you were gay, lesbian, or bisexual
105 14.1 54 12.9 51 15.3
Harassment about your weight, clothes,
acne, or other physical characteristics
187 23.2 109 24.2 78 22.2
Harassment about your group of friends 155 19.2 98 23.3 57 15.2
Harassment about other reasons 238 27.8 140 30.2 98 25.4
Was not harassed 427 45.3 189 41.9 238 48.6
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade American Indian or Alaska Native 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 895 100.0 461 100.0 434 100.0
0 times 817 89.7 434 93.6 383 85.7
1 time 43 5.6 17 3.6 26 7.6
2 or 3 times 19 1.8 8 1.5 11 2.2
4 or 5 times 2 .3

2 .7
6 or 7 times 1 .6 1 1.2

8 or 9 times 2 .8

2 1.6
12 or more times 11 1.2 1 .1 10 2.2
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade American Indian or Alaska Native 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 887 100.0 456 100.0 431 100.0
0 times 853 94.9 445 97.5 408 92.3
1 time 17 2.2 8 2.2 9 2.2
2 or 3 times 9 1.6 2 .2 7 3.1
4 or 5 times 3 .4

3 .8
8 or 9 times 1 .1

1 .3
10-11 times 2 .7 1 .1 1 1.2
12 or more times 2 .1

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

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade American Indian or Alaska Native 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 849 100.0 439 100.0 410 100.0
0 times 617 73.6 354 80.2 263 66.6
1 time 112 12.0 55 12.3 57 11.6
2 or 3 times 71 7.2 22 4.5 49 10.1
4 or 5 times 22 3.5 3 .5 19 6.7
6 or 7 times 6 1.0

6 2.0
8 or 9 times 6 .7 1 .4 5 .9
10-11 times 2 .2 1 .2 1 .2
12 or more times 13 1.9 3 1.9 10 1.9
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade American Indian or Alaska Native 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 887 100.0 457 100.0 430 100.0
0 times 835 93.2 430 93.9 405 92.5
1 time 31 3.8 14 3.2 17 4.4
2 or 3 times 13 1.7 9 1.3 4 2.1
4 or 5 times 2 .2 2 .3

6 or 7 times 1 .1 1 .1

8 or 9 times 1 .2

1 .4
12 or more times 4 .9 1 1.2 3 .5
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade American Indian or Alaska Native 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 889 100.0 457 100.0 432 100.0
0 times 681 74.2 351 74.5 330 73.8
1 time 112 13.1 60 15.4 52 10.8
2 or 3 times 54 7.4 27 6.0 27 8.7
4 or 5 times 22 2.5 11 1.9 11 3.2
6 or 7 times 6 1.0 2 .2 4 1.9
8 or 9 times 4 .4 1 .1 3 .7
12 or more times 10 1.3 5 1.8 5 .9
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade American Indian or Alaska Native 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 831 100.0 421 100.0 410 100.0
Never 33 5.2 14 5.2 19 5.1
Rarely 49 6.0 17 4.8 32 7.1
Sometimes 62 6.8 27 6.3 35 7.3
Most of the time 218 24.5 121 24.3 97 24.7
Always 469 57.6 242 59.4 227 55.9
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade American Indian or Alaska Native 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 680 100.0 316 100.0 364 100.0
Always wore a helmet 125 18.8 64 21.6 61 16.4
Wore helmet most of the time 81 11.9 33 7.8 48 15.4
Sometimes wore a helmet 63 8.2 31 10.1 32 6.5
Rarely wore a helmet 103 16.1 52 18.9 51 13.7
Never wore a helmet 308 45.1 136 41.7 172 47.9
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade American Indian or Alaska Native 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 1,027 100.0 517 100.0 510 100.0
During the past 12 months 531 53.7 271 53.4 260 54.1
Between 12 and 24 months ago 150 14.6 76 14.4 74 14.9
More than 24 months ago 54 4.2 34 5.6 20 2.8
Never 31 2.6 13 2.4 18 2.9
Not Sure 261 24.8 123 24.2 138 25.4
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade American Indian or Alaska Native 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 1,029 100.0 520 100.0 509 100.0
During the past 12 months 641 64.5 329 65.4 312 63.5
Between 12 and 24 months ago 123 11.3 73 12.8 50 9.9
More than 24 months ago 68 6.1 25 4.7 43 7.5
Never 21 2.2 14 3.7 7 .9
Not Sure 176 15.9 79 13.4 97 18.2
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade American Indian or Alaska Native 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 891 100.0 455 100.0 436 100.0
Never had asthma 501 53.2 237 51.7 264 54.7
Yes 125 15.0 74 14.8 51 15.2
No 205 24.3 104 24.1 101 24.5
Not sure 60 7.5 40 9.4 20 5.6
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

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

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 895 100.0 456 100.0 439 100.0
Yes 199 23.6 101 22.1 98 25.0
No 620 67.4 310 67.6 310 67.3
Not sure 76 9.0 45 10.3 31 7.7
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade American Indian or Alaska Native 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 479 100.0 234 100.0 245 100.0
Yes 89 22.5 46 21.2 43 23.7
No 390 77.5 188 78.8 202 76.3
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

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

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 165 100.0 77 100.0 88 100.0
Physical 74 52.0 34 52.5 40 51.6
Learning 32 25.7 13 21.3 19 28.9
Emotional 31 23.2 22 38.4 9 11.9
Not sure 61 30.4 28 30.6 33 30.3
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.