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1997 YRBS High School Survey

Oregon Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)
1997 High School


       
                Q5. How often do you wear a seatbelt
           when riding in a car driven by someone else?
                    (Weighted Column Percents)
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                           Total               Grade
                                  -------------------------------
                                    9th    10th    11th    12th
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 Never                        2.1     2.6     1.8     1.8     2.2
 Rarely                       4.6     5.3     4.5     4.1     4.3
 Sometimes                    9.0    11.6     8.8     7.3     7.1
 Most of the time            31.2    35.0    33.7    27.4    26.1
 Always                      53.2    45.6    51.2    59.5    60.3
 Female
   Never                      1.0     1.4      .8     1.0      .9
   Rarely                     3.2     4.1     3.5     2.8     2.1
   Sometimes                  7.6    10.6     7.8     5.8     5.0
   Most of the time          31.6    36.2    34.9    26.9    25.4
   Always                    56.5    47.7    53.0    63.5    66.6
 Male
   Never                      3.2     3.7     2.8     2.6     3.5
   Rarely                     6.0     6.5     5.5     5.4     6.5
   Sometimes                 10.3    12.6     9.7     9.0     9.2
   Most of the time          30.7    33.8    32.6    27.9    26.8
   Always                    49.8    43.4    49.4    55.2    53.9
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                            Total N =
                              32,257
 
               Q5. How often do you wear a seatbelt
           when riding in a car driven by someone else?
                      (Unweighted Frequencies)
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                           Total               Grade
                                  -------------------------------
                                    9th    10th    11th    12th
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 Never                        730     278     167     134     151
 Rarely                     1,634     568     458     319     289
 Sometimes                  3,084   1,160     866     579     479
 Most of the time          10,278   3,465   3,057   2,081   1,675
 Always                    16,531   4,207   4,350   4,270   3,704
 Female
   Never                      188      76      44      34      34
   Rarely                     594     240     177     105      72
   Sometimes                1,341     532     385     238     186
   Most of the time         5,324   1,835   1,583   1,058     848
   Always                   8,914   2,220   2,264   2,371   2,059
 Male
   Never                      542     202     123     100     117
   Rarely                   1,040     328     281     214     217
   Sometimes                1,743     628     481     341     293
   Most of the time         4,954   1,630   1,474   1,023     827
   Always                   7,617   1,987   2,086   1,899   1,645
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                            Total N =
                              32,257
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