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1997 YRBS High School Survey

Oregon Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)
1997 High School


       
            Q90. Which of the following are you trying
                     to do about your weight?
                     Weighted Column Percents
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                           Total               Grade
                                  -------------------------------
                                    9th    10th    11th    12th
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 Lose weight                 42.1    42.5    41.4    41.9    42.5
 Gain weight                 16.3    14.3    17.5    17.3    16.3
 Stay the same weight        19.2    20.7    18.4    18.8    18.4
 I am not trying to do
    anything about my
    weight                   22.5    22.4    22.6    22.1    22.8
 Female
   Lose weight               60.2    59.5    60.3    60.2    61.3
   Gain weight                4.5     5.0     5.0     4.2     3.5
   Stay the same weight      17.3    18.1    17.1    17.0    16.7
   I am not trying to do
      anything about my
      weight                 17.9    17.3    17.7    18.5    18.4
 Male
   Lose weight               23.1    24.5    22.5    22.2    23.0
   Gain weight               28.6    24.2    30.2    31.2    29.5
   Stay the same weight      21.1    23.5    19.8    20.6    20.2
   I am not trying to do
      anything about my
      weight                 27.2    27.8    27.5    26.0    27.3
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                            Total N =
                              31,165
 
          Q90. Which of the following are you trying
                     to do about your weight?
                      Unweighted Frequencies
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                           Total               Grade
                                  -------------------------------
                                    9th    10th    11th    12th
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 Lose weight               13,323   4,006   3,628   3,056   2,633
 Gain weight                5,018   1,342   1,441   1,237     998
 Stay the same weight       5,943   1,875   1,569   1,368   1,131
 I am not trying to do
    anything about my
    weight                  6,881   2,000   1,948   1,562   1,371
 Female
   Lose weight              9,726   2,868   2,630   2,283   1,945
   Gain weight                758     251     225     161     121
   Stay the same weight     2,717     842     724     638     513
   I am not trying to do
      anything about my
      weight                2,778     778     764     674     562
 Male
   Lose weight              3,597   1,138     998     773     688
   Gain weight              4,260   1,091   1,216   1,076     877
   Stay the same weight     3,226   1,033     845     730     618
   I am not trying to do
      anything about my
      weight                4,103   1,222   1,184     888     809
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                            Total N =
                              31,165
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