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1997 YRBS High School Survey

Oregon Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)
1997 High School


       
            Q93. During the past 30 days, did you vomit
                 or take laxatives to lose weight
                  or to keep from gaining weight?
                     Weighted Column Percents
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                           Total               Grade
                                  -------------------------------
                                    9th    10th    11th    12th
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 Yes                          5.3     5.8     5.4     5.0     4.7
 No                          94.7    94.2    94.6    95.0    95.3
 Female
   Yes                        8.1     8.7     8.6     7.5     7.5
   No                        91.9    91.3    91.4    92.5    92.5
 Male
   Yes                        2.4     2.8     2.2     2.4     1.9
   No                        97.6    97.2    97.8    97.6    98.1
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                            Total N =
                              31,010
 
            Q93. During the past 30 days, did you vomit
                 or take laxatives to lose weight
                  or to keep from gaining weight?
                      Unweighted Frequencies
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                           Total               Grade
                                  -------------------------------
                                    9th    10th    11th    12th
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 Yes                        1,697     559     469     375     294
 No                        29,313   8,592   8,068   6,830   5,823
 Female
   Yes                      1,321     433     375     284     229
   No                      14,614   4,280   3,949   3,467   2,918
 Male
   Yes                        376     126      94      91      65
   No                      14,699   4,312   4,119   3,363   2,905
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                            Total N =
                              31,010
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