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1997 YRBS High School Survey

Oregon Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)
1997 High School


       
          Q14. During the past 30 days, on how many days
             did you carry a weapon (other than a gun)
                     such as a knife or club?
                    (Weighted Column Percents)
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                           Total               Grade
                                  -------------------------------
                                    9th    10th    11th    12th
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 0 days                      82.6    80.8    81.6    83.6    85.6
 1 day                        3.0     3.7     3.3     2.7     2.0
 2 or 3 days                  3.5     4.5     3.7     2.7     2.5
 4 or 5 days                  1.4     1.8     1.5     1.2      .7
 6 or more days               9.5     9.2     9.9     9.8     9.2
 Female
   0 days                    91.9    91.1    90.4    93.0    94.0
   1 day                      1.9     2.3     2.1     1.7     1.5
   2 or 3 days                1.9     2.6     2.1     1.4     1.2
   4 or 5 days                 .7     1.0      .8      .5      .2
   6 or more days             3.5     3.0     4.5     3.5     3.1
 Male
   0 days                    73.0    70.1    72.8    73.7    76.9
   1 day                      4.2     5.2     4.6     3.8     2.5
   2 or 3 days                5.1     6.5     5.2     4.1     3.9
   4 or 5 days                2.0     2.6     2.1     1.9     1.3
   6 or more days            15.7    15.6    15.3    16.6    15.4
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                            Total N =
                              32,124
 
          Q14. During the past 30 days, on how many days
             did you carry a weapon (other than a gun)
                     such as a knife or club?
                     (Unweighted Frequencies)
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                           Total               Grade
                                  -------------------------------
                                    9th    10th    11th    12th
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 0 days                    26,447   7,725   7,209   6,151   5,362
 1 day                        938     352     280     181     125
 2 or 3 days                1,125     442     325     204     154
 4 or 5 days                  427     160     135      84      48
 6 or more days             3,187     956     911     736     584
 Female
   0 days                  15,063   4,467   4,042   3,552   3,002
   1 day                      302     112      87      57      46
   2 or 3 days                301     129      88      51      33
   4 or 5 days                110      47      38      19       6
   6 or more days             573     147     192     129     105
 Male
   0 days                  11,384   3,258   3,167   2,599   2,360
   1 day                      636     240     193     124      79
   2 or 3 days                824     313     237     153     121
   4 or 5 days                317     113      97      65      42
   6 or more days           2,614     809     719     607     479
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                            Total N =
                              32,124
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