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WEAPON CARRYING AND FIGHTING
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APPENDIX B: SYNOPSIS OF YRBS RESULTS, 1991 THRU 1999
[NOTE: YRBS results from 1991-1993 are not necessarily comparable with later years because of differences in sampling methods and editing.]

WEAPON CARRYING AND FIGHTING

1991 1993 1995 1997 1999
% % % % %
WEAPON CARRYING
OREGON*
Carried a weapon, past 30 days 26 32 20 19 14
Carried a weapon (other than gun), past 30 days na na 18 17 na
Carried a weapon (other than gun) on school property, past 30 days na na 10 11 8
Carried a gun, past 30 days na na 6 6 4
Carried a gun on school property, past 30 days na na 2 2 1
U.S. DATA**
Carried a weapon, past 30 days 26 22 20 18 17
Carried a weapon on school property, past 30 days na 12 10 9 7
Carried a gun, past 30 days na 8 8 6 5
PHYSICAL FIGHTING AND PROPERTY DAMAGE
OREGON*
Have been in physical fight, past 12 months 35 39 33 29 24
Injured in a physical fight and treated by MD or nurse, past 12 months 4 5 3 3 2
In physical fight on school property, past 12 months na 18 15 13 11
Did not go to school because felt it would be unsafe, past 30 days na 5 4 3 9
Threatened or injured w/weapon (gun, knife, or club) on school property, past year na 10 8 7 6
Car, clothing, or books stolen or deliberately damaged on school property, past year na 36 36 33 na
U.S. DATA**
Have been in physical fight, past 12 months 43 42 39 37 36
Injured in a physical fight and treated by MD or nurse, past 12 months 4 4 4 4 4
In physical fight on school property, past 12 months na 16 16 15 14
Did not go to school because felt it would be unsafe, past 30 days na 4 5 4 5
Threatened or injured w/weapon (gun, knife, or club) on school property, past year na 7 8 7 8
Car, clothing, or books stolen or deliberately damaged on school property, past year na 33 35 33 na

* Oregon data is unweighted % for years 1991 and 1993 and weighted % for years 1995, 1997, and 1999
** CDC data is weighted for all years