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1997 YRBS High School Survey

Oregon Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)
1997 High School


       
                     Q24. In the past 30 days,
                   what were you harassed about?
                     (Weighted Column Percents)
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                           Total               Grade
                                  -------------------------------
                                    9th    10th    11th    12th
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 I was not harassed          67.8    61.3    65.0    71.8    77.0
 Race or national origin      1.9     2.1     1.8     2.0     1.5
 Unwanted sexual
    attention or comments     7.5     8.2     8.3     6.9     6.2
 Perceived sexual
    orientation
    (gay/lesbian/
    bisexual)                 1.8     1.7     2.2     1.9     1.3
 Physical disability           .8     1.1      .8      .8      .4
 Other not listed            13.0    16.1    14.2    11.0     8.8
 Don't know why I was
    harassed                  7.1     9.5     7.6     5.5     4.8
 Female
   I was not harassed        66.7    60.1    63.5    70.8    76.1
   Race or national
      origin                  1.4     1.5     1.5     1.1     1.3
   Unwanted sexual
      attention or
      comments               12.6    14.1    14.2    11.3     9.5
   Perceived sexual
      orientation
      (gay/lesbian/
      bisexual)               1.3     1.1     1.8     1.6      .7
   Physical disability         .5      .6      .5      .4      .5
   Other not listed          11.7    14.4    12.8    10.0     8.3
   Don't know why I was
      harassed                5.8     8.2     5.8     4.8     3.6
 Male
   I was not harassed        69.0    62.6    66.6    72.9    77.8
   Race or national
      origin                  2.4     2.7     2.0     3.1     1.7
   Unwanted sexual
      attention or
      comments                2.4     2.1     2.6     2.3     2.8
   Perceived sexual
      orientation
      (gay/lesbian/
      bisexual)               2.3     2.4     2.7     2.1     1.9
   Physical disability        1.1     1.6     1.2     1.2      .4
   Other not listed          14.2    17.8    15.5    12.1     9.4
  Don't know why I was
      harassed                8.5    10.8     9.4     6.3     6.0
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                            Total N =
                              29,231
 
                     Q24. In the past 30 days,
                   what were you harassed about?
                      (Unweighted Frequencies)
 ----------------------------------------------------------------
                           Total               Grade
                                  -------------------------------
                                    9th    10th    11th    12th
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 I was not harassed        19,804   5,317   5,238   4,820   4,429
 Race or national origin      576     197     152     139      88
 Unwanted sexual
    attention or comments   2,213     712     673     464     364
 Perceived sexual
    orientation
    (gay/lesbian/
    bisexual)                 502     134     175     117      76
 Physical disability          240      91      73      50      26
 Other not listed           3,796   1,373   1,154     753     516
 Don't know why I was
    harassed                2,100     852     628     358     262
 Female
   I was not harassed       9,882   2,633   2,568   2,466   2,215
   Race or national
      origin                  209      68      61      48      32
   Unwanted sexual
      attention or
      comments              1,866     619     574     389     284
   Perceived sexual
      orientation
      (gay/lesbian/
      bisexual)               168      37      62      47      22
   Physical disability         75      25      19      16      15
   Other not listed         1,740     619     530     350     241
   Don't know why I was
      harassed                887     378     248     156     105
 Male
   I was not harassed       9,922   2,684   2,670   2,354   2,214
   Race or national
      origin                  367     129      91      91      56
   Unwanted sexual
      attention or
      comments                347      93      99      75      80
   Perceived sexual
      orientation
      (gay/lesbian/
      bisexual)               334      97     113      70      54
   Physical disability        165      66      54      34      11
   Other not listed         2,056     754     624     403     275
   Don't know why I was
      harassed              1,213     474     380     202     157
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                            Total N =
                              29,231
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