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1999 Middle School Results
Demographics

1-3. PDF fileHow old are you? What is your sex? In what grade are you?

4. PDF fileHow do you describe your race?

 

Personal Safety

7. PDF fileHow often do you wear a seatbelt when riding in a car driven by someone else?

8. PDF fileWhen you rode a bicycle during the past 12 months, how often did you wear a helmet?

9. PDF fileIf you used roller blades or a skateboard during the past 12 months, how often did you wear a helmet?

10. PDF fileDuring the past 30 days, how many times did you ride in a car or other vehicle driven by someone who had been drinking alcohol?

11. PDF fileWhen you are scared, worried, or concerned about yourself or your friends, is there a caring adult you can talk to?

11a. PDF fileFrom the 6th grade survey: During the past 12 months, have you ever been harassed at school (or on the way to or from school)?

 

Harassment at School

12. PDF fileDuring the past 12 months, have you ever been harassed at school (or on the way to or from school) because of your race or ethnic origin?

13. PDF fileDuring the past 12 months, have you ever been harassed at school (or on your way to or from school) because someone thought you were gay, lesbian or bisexual?

14. PDF fileDuring the past 12 months, have you received unwanted sexual comments or attention at school (or on your way to or from school?) 

 

Violence Related Behavior

15. PDF fileDuring the past 30 days, did you carry a weapon such as a gun, knife or club?

16. PDF fileIf you carried a gun in the last 30 days, who did the gun belong to?

17. PDF fileDuring the past 30 days, did you carry a gun as a weapon on school property?

18. PDF fileDuring the past 30 days, did you carry a weapon (other than a gun) such as a knife or club on school property?

19. PDF fileDuring the past 30 days, how many days did you not go to school because you felt you would be unsafe at school or on your way to or from school?

20. PDF fileDuring the past 12 months, how many times were you in a physical fight?

21. PDF fileDuring the past 12 months, how many times were you in a physical fight on school property?

22. PDF fileDuring the past 12 months, did your boyfriend or girlfriend ever hit, slap, or physically hurt you on purpose?

23. PDF fileDuring the past 12 months did any adult family member ever hit, slap or physically hurt you on purpose? 

 

Depression and Suicide

24. PDF fileDuring the past 12 months, did you ever feel so sad or hopeless almost every day for two weeks or more in a row that you stopped doing some usual activities?

25. PDF fileDuring the past 12 months, did you ever seriously consider attempting suicide?

26. PDF fileDuring the past 12 months, how many times did you actually attempt suicide? 

 

Tobacco Use

27.PDF fileIf one of your best friends were to offer you a cigarette, would you try it?

28. PDF fileHave you ever tried cigarette smoking, even one or two puffs?

29. PDF fileHow old were you when you smoked a whole cigarette for the first time?

30. PDF fileDuring the past 30 days, on how many days did you smoke cigarettes?

31. PDF fileDuring the past 30 days, on the days you smoked, how many cigarettes did you smoke per day?

32. PDF fileHave you ever smoked regularly, that is, at least one cigarette every day for 30 days?

33. PDF fileDuring the past 30 days, have you gotten cigarettes from ANY of the following sources?

34. PDF fileDuring the past 30 days, where have you most often gotten your cigarettes?

35. PDF fileDoes anyone living in your house (other than you) smoke cigarettes?

36. PDF fileDuring the past 30 days, on how many days did you use chewing tobacco or snuff such as Redman, Levi Garrett, Beechnut, Skoal, Skoal Bandits, or Copenhagen?

37. PDF fileDuring the past 30 days, on how many days did you smoke cigars, cigarillos, or little cigars?

38. PDF fileDuring the past 30 days, on how many days did you use chewing tobacco or snuff on school property?

39. PDF fileIs there a rule at your school that students are not allowed to smoke on school property?

40. PDF fileHow striclty are the non-smoking rules for students enforced at your school?

41. PDF fileDuring the past school year have you seen teachers or staff smoke on school property?

42. PDF fileIn the last 30 days, has anyone offered you a cigarette or chewing tobacco for you to use?

43. PDF fileDuring this school year, have you talked with a parent or other adult family member about tobacco use?

44. PDF fileDuring this school year, have you practiced how to refuse tobacco if it is offered to you?

45. PDF fileDuring this school year, have you participated in any classroom activiites to prevent tobacco use?

46. PDF fileDuring this school year, have you participated in any organized activiites, outside the classroom, to prevent tobacco use (for example, after school or in the community)?

 

Alcohol Use

48. PDF fileHave you ever had a drink of alcohol other than a few sips?

49. PDF fileHow old were you when you had your first drink of alcohol other than a few sips?

50. PDF fileDuring the past 30 days, on how many days did you have at least one drink of alcohol?

 

Marijuana Use

51. PDF fileHave you ever used marijuana?

52. PDF fileHow old were you when you tried marijuana for the first time?

53. PDF fileDuring the past 30 days, did you use marijuana?

 

Other Drug Use

54. PDF fileHave your every tried any form of cocaine, including powder, crack, or freebase?

56. PDF fileHave you ever sniffed glue, breathed the contents of aerosol spray cans, or inhaled any paints or sprays to get high?

57. PDF fileHave you ever taken steroid pills or shots without a doctors prescription?

58. PDF fileDuring the past 12 months, has anyone offered, sold, or given you an illegal drug on school property?

 

Sexual Behavior

59. PDF fileMany middle school students take the STARS (Students Today Aren't Ready for Sex) classes. These classes teach refusal skills to limit sexual involvement. Have you been in or taken a STARS class?

60. PDF fileIf a classmate, your same age and gender, asked you for advice about whether to start having sexual intercourse, what would you probably say?

61. PDF fileWhat percentage of your classmates, your same age and gender, have had sexual intercourse? Would you guess?

62. PDF fileHave you ever had sexual intercourse?

63. PDF fileHow old were you when you had sexual intercourse for the first time?

64. PDF fileDuring your life, with how many people have you had sexual intercourse?

65. PDF fileDuring the past 3 months, have you had sexual intercourse?

66. PDF fileDid you drink alcohol or use other drugs before you had sexual intercourse the last time?

67. PDF fileThe last time you had sexual intercourse, did you or your partner use a condom?

68. PDF fileThe last time you had sexual intercourse, what one method did you or your partner use to prevent pregnancy? 

 

HIV/AIDS

70. PDF fileWhat do you consider to be the one most reliable or accurate source from where you have gotten your information about AIDS/HIV infection?

71. PDF fileDuring the last 12 months have you ever been taught about AIDS or HIV infection in school? 

 

Body Image and Dieting

72. PDF fileHow do you describe your weight?

73. PDF fileWhich of the following are you trying to do about your weight?

74. PDF fileDuring the past 30 days, did you exercise to lose weight or to keep from gaining weight?

75. PDF fileDuring the past 30 days, did you eat less food, fewer calories, or foods low in fat to lose weight or to keep from gaining weight?

76. PDF fileDuring the past 30 days, did you go without eating for 24 hours or more (also called fasting) to lose weight or to keep from gaining weight?

77. PDF fileDuring the past 30 days, did you take diet pills, powders, or liquids without a doctor's advice to lose weight or to keep from gaining weight?

78. PDF fileDuring the past 30 days, did you vomit or take laxatives to lose weight or to keep from gaining weight? 

 

Nutrition

79. PDF fileDuring the past 7 days, how many times did you drink 100% fruit juices such as orange juice, or grape juice?

80. PDF fileDuring the past 7 days, how many times did you eat fruit?

81. PDF fileIn the past 7 days, how many times did you eat raw or cooked vegetables (including green salad)?

82. PDF fileIn the past 7 days, how many days did you eat breakfast?

83. PDF fileHow many times during the past 7 days did you eat a meal with your family?

84. PDF fileDuring the past 7 days, how many glasses of milk did you drink?

 

Exercise, Sports and Activities

85. PDF fileOn 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, fast dancing, or similar aerobic activities?

86. PDF fileDuring the past 12 months, on how many sports teams did you play?

87. PDF fileOn an average school day, how many hours do you watch TV?

88. PDF fileThinking back over the last month, in an average week how many hours do you spend in volunteer work, religious activities, youth groups, music, drama or special school activities such as year book, both at school and away from school?

 

Access to Care

89. PDF fileWhen did you last go to a doctor or a nurse practitioner?

90. PDF fileWhen did you last go to a dentist?

91. PDF fileDuring the past 12 months, did you have any of the following health care needs?

92. PDF fileDuring the past 12 months, did you have any of the following health care needs that were not met?

93. PDF fileDuring the past 12 months, where did you usually go to meet your health care needs?

94. PDF fileDoes your school have a School Based Health Center?

95. PDF fileHave you registered or do you have permission to use the School Based Health Center?

96. PDF fileHave you used the School Based Health Center services at this school?