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1997 YRBS High School Survey

Oregon Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)
1997 High School


       
            Q12. During the past 30 days, how many days
                 did you carry a gun as a weapon?
                     (Weighted Column Percents)
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                           Total               Grade
                                  -------------------------------
                                    9th    10th    11th    12th
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 0 days                      94.4    93.5    94.5    94.9    94.9
 1 day                        1.6     2.1     1.6     1.1     1.2
 2 or 3 days                  1.4     1.7     1.3     1.3     1.1
 4 or 5 days                   .5      .6      .5      .5      .5
 6 or more days               2.2     2.1     2.1     2.2     2.3
 Female
   0 days                    98.1    97.6    97.9    98.5    98.8
   1 day                       .9     1.1     1.0      .7      .5
   2 or 3 days                 .3      .4      .3      .5      .2
   4 or 5 days                 .2      .2      .3      .1      .1
   6 or more days              .5      .6      .6      .3      .3
 Male
   0 days                    90.5    89.2    91.1    91.1    90.8
   1 day                      2.3     3.1     2.3     1.6     1.8
   2 or 3 days                2.5     3.0     2.3     2.2     2.1
   4 or 5 days                 .9     1.0      .7      .9      .9
   6 or more days             3.9     3.7     3.7     4.2     4.3
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                            Total N =
                              32,218
 
            Q12. During the past 30 days, how many days
                 did you carry a gun as a weapon?
                      (Unweighted Frequencies)
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                           Total               Grade
                                  -------------------------------
                                    9th    10th    11th    12th
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 0 days                    30,253   8,979   8,353   6,986   5,935
 1 day                        525     205     148      93      79
 2 or 3 days                  466     162     131      96      77
 4 or 5 days                  190      74      49      37      30
 6 or more days               784     240     212     171     161
 Female
   0 days                  16,063   4,795   4,368   3,749   3,151
   1 day                      136      51      39      27      19
   2 or 3 days                 71      26      17      21       7
   4 or 5 days                 31      11      12       4       4
   6 or more days              81      30      25      14      12
 Male
   0 days                  14,190   4,184   3,985   3,237   2,784
   1 day                      389     154     109      66      60
   2 or 3 days                395     136     114      75      70
   4 or 5 days                159      63      37      33      26
   6 or more days             703     210     187     157     149
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                            Total N =
                              32,218
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