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1997 YRBS High School Survey

Oregon Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)
1997 High School


       
             Q103. When did you last go to a dentist?
                     Weighted Column Percents
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                           Total               Grade
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                                    9th    10th    11th    12th
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 During the past 12
    months                   77.8    78.3    78.7    76.5    77.4
 Within the past two
    years                    12.5    11.9    12.0    13.6    12.6
 Within the past five
    years                     4.8     4.2     4.8     5.0     5.3
 More than five years ago     2.7     2.6     2.4     2.8     3.1
 Never been to dentist        1.3     1.7     1.2     1.2     1.1
 Don't know if I've been
    to dentist                 .9     1.3      .9      .8      .5
 Female
   During the past 12
      months                 79.8    80.0    80.5    78.7    80.2
   Within the past two
      years                  11.8    11.3    11.7    12.8    11.6
   Within the past five
      years                   4.1     3.9     3.9     4.6     4.3
   More than five years
      ago                     2.4     2.4     2.2     2.4     2.8
   Never been to dentist      1.1     1.5     1.1      .9      .8
   Don't know if I've
      been to dentist          .7     1.1      .7      .7      .3
 Male
   During the past 12
      months                 75.7    76.5    76.9    74.3    74.5
   Within the past two
      years                  13.1    12.5    12.4    14.5    13.6
   Within the past five
      years                   5.5     4.7     5.8     5.4     6.2
   More than five years
      ago                     3.0     2.8     2.6     3.3     3.5
   Never been to dentist      1.5     1.9     1.2     1.5     1.5
   Don't know if I've
      been to dentist         1.1     1.6     1.2      .9      .7
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                            Total N =
                              30,440
 
             Q103. When did you last go to a dentist?
                      Unweighted Frequencies
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                           Total               Grade
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                                    9th    10th    11th    12th
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 During the past 12
    months                 23,222   6,785   6,447   5,391   4,599
 Within the past two
    years                   4,044   1,140   1,087     999     818
 Within the past five
    years                   1,547     426     433     364     324
 More than five years ago     880     243     231     208     198
 Never been to dentist        436     152     107      96      81
 Don't know if I've been
    to dentist                311     122      86      69      34
 Female
   During the past 12
      months               12,279   3,583   3,352   2,899   2,445
   Within the past two
      years                 2,000     571     547     480     402
   Within the past five
      years                   703     207     183     175     138
   More than five years
      ago                     396     109     107      94      86
   Never been to dentist      188      68      50      38      32
   Don't know if I've
      been to dentist         128      52      35      32       9
 Male
   During the past 12
      months               10,943   3,202   3,095   2,492   2,154
   Within the past two
      years                 2,044     569     540     519     416
   Within the past five
      years                   844     219     250     189     186
   More than five years
      ago                     484     134     124     114     112
   Never been to dentist      248      84      57      58      49
   Don't know if I've
      been to dentist         183      70      51      37      25
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                            Total N =
                              30,440
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