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1999 YRBS High School Survey

Oregon Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)
1999 High School

Weighted Column Percents | Counts

Q56 How old were you when you had your first drink of alcohol other than a few sips?

Weighted Column Percents

TOTAL Grade
9th 10th 11th 12th
TOTAL 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
I Have Never Had a Drink of Alcohol Other Than a Few Sips 28.2 35.9 28.5 25.4 20.9
8 Years Old or Younger 9.3 11.6 9.9 8.1 7.0
9 or 10 years old 6.0 7.9 6.7 5.1 3.9
11 or 12 years old 12.6 16.4 12.9 11.1 9.1
13 or 14 years old 24.9 24.5 27.2 24.8 22.7
15 or 16 years old 16.2 3.7 14.8 23.2 26.5
17 years old or older 2.7
.2 2.3 10.0
Female Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
I Have Never Had a Drink of Alcohol Other Than a Few Sips 27.6 35.0 28.5 25.0 19.5
8 Years Old or Younger 7.2 9.7 7.7 6.0 4.7
9 or 10 years old 4.7 6.4 5.4 3.7 2.7
11 or 12 years old 12.5 17.0 13.0 10.4 8.2
13 or 14 years old 27.1 27.9 29.9 27.0 22.7
15 or 16 years old 17.8 4.0 15.4 25.6 30.9
17 years old or older 2.9
.1 2.3 11.2
Male Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
I Have Never Had a Drink of Alcohol Other Than a Few Sips 28.8 36.8 28.5 25.8 22.4
8 Years Old or Younger 11.5 13.8 12.1 10.2 9.3
9 or 10 years old 7.4 9.6 7.9 6.7 5.1
11 or 12 years old 12.7 15.7 12.7 11.7 9.9
13 or 14 years old 22.6 20.7 24.4 22.5 22.7
15 or 16 years old 14.5 3.4 14.1 20.7 22.0
17 years old or older 2.6
.3 2.4 8.8


Q56 How old were you when you had your first drink of alcohol other than a few sips?

Counts

TOTAL Grade
9th 10th 11th 12th
TOTAL 22,913 7,002 6,070 6,380 3,461
I Have Never Had a Drink of Alcohol Other Than a Few Sips 6,303 2,361 1,665 1,599 678
8 Years Old or Younger 2,226 830 642 506 248
9 or 10 years old 1,384 552 378 319 135
11 or 12 years old 2,926 1,115 780 711 320
13 or 14 years old 5,710 1,728 1,626 1,554 802
15 or 16 years old 3,498 258 887 1,459 894
17 years old or older 489
11 135 343
Refused/Unknown 377 158 81 97 41
Female Total 11,597 3,632 3,016 3,218 1,731
I Have Never Had a Drink of Alcohol Other Than a Few Sips 3,150 1,213 831 786 320
8 Years Old or Younger 893 371 246 195</ TD> 81
9 or 10 years old 546 222 151 119 54
11 or 12 years old 1,468 600 389 335 144
13 or 14 years old 3,168 1,015 891 852 410
15 or 16 years old 1,965 144 484 822 515
17 years old or older 263
3 66 194
Refused/Unknown 144 67 21 43 13
Male Total 11,316 3,370 3,054 3,162 1,730
I Have Never Had a Drink of Alcohol Other Than a Few Sips 3,153 1,148 834 813 358
8 Years Old or Younger 1,333 459 396 311 167
9 or 10 years old 838 330 227 200 81
11 or 12 years old 1,458 515 391 376 176
13 or 14 years old 2,542 713 735 702 392
15 or 16 years old 1,533 114 403 637 379
17 years old or older 226
8 69 149
Refused/Unknown 233 91 60 54 28