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1999 YRBS High School Survey

Oregon Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)
1999 High School

Weighted Column Percents | Counts

Q8. How often do you wear a seat belt when riding in a car driven by someone else?

Weighted Column Percents

TOTAL Grade
9th 10th 11th 12th
TOTAL 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Never 1.2 1.4 .8 1.2 1.4
Rarely 3.1 3.5 3.0 2.8 3.0
Sometimes 6.7 7.9 6.6 5.6 6.3
Most of the time 24.9 29.2 26.0 22.1 21.0
Always 64.2 58.0 63.7 68.2 68.3
Female Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Never .5 .8 .5 .5 .2
Rarely 1.9 2.6 2.0 1.5 1.4
Sometimes 5.5 7.4 5.5 4.1 4.4
Most of the time 24.9 29.9 26.8 21.1 19.8
Always 67.2 59.3 65.2 72.9 74.2
Male Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Never 1.9 2.1 1.2 2.0 2.6
Rarely 4.3 4.4 3.9 4.3 4.7
Sometimes 7.9 8.6 7.7 7.2 8.1
Most of the time 24.9 28.4 25.1 23.1 22.1
Always 61.0 56.5 62.2 63.5 62.5


Q8. How often do you wear a seat belt when riding in a car driven by someone else?

Counts

TOTAL Grade
9th 10th 11th 12th
TOTAL 22,913 7,002 6,070 6,380 3,461
Never 275 97 53 78 47
Rarely 760 269 189 187 115
Sometimes 1,596 597 411 364 224
Most of the time 5,863 2,097 1,598 1,411 757
Always 14,332 3,912 3,793 4,319 2,308
Refused/Unknown 87 30 26 21 10
Female Total 11,597 3,632 3,016 3,218 1,731
Never 64 31 13 15 5
Rarely 259 114 66 50 29
Sometimes 663 285 170 131 77
Most of the time 2,951 1,106 807 684 354
Always 7,629 2,086 1,952 2,329 1,262
Refused/Unknown 31 10 8 9 4
Male Total 11,316 3,370 3,054 3,162 1,730
Never 211 66 40 63 42
Rarely 501 155 123 137 86
Sometimes 933 312 241 233 147
Most of the time 2,912 991 791 727 403
Always 6,703 1,826 1,841 1,990 1,046
Refused/Unknown 56 20 18 12 6