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1999 YRBS High School Survey

Oregon Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)
1999 High School

Weighted Column Percents | Counts

Q76 If a classmate, your same age and gender, asked you for your advice about whether to start having sexual intercourse, what would you probably say?

Weighted Column Percents

TOTAL Grade
9th 10th 11th 12th
TOTAL 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Wait until you're married 33.7 33.3 33.4 34.2 33.9
Wait until you are older 38.9 43.2 39.6 37.3 34.3
Go ahead and do it 27.4 23.5 27.0 28.5 31.8
Female Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Wait until you're married 39.3 37.6 39.1 41.1 39.7
Wait until you are older 46.9 50.8 47.7 44.7 42.9
Go ahead and do it 13.8 11.6 13.2 14.3 17.4
Male Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Wait until you're married 27.9 28.4 27.7 27.2 28.2
Wait until you are older 30.7 34.8 31.4 29.7 25.7
Go ahead and do it 41.4 36.7 40.9 43.1 46.0


Q76 If a classmate, your same age and gender, asked you for your advice about whether to start having sexual intercourse, what would you probably say?

Counts

TOTAL Grade
9th 10th 11th 12th
TOTAL 22,913 7,002 6,070 6,380 3,461
Wait until you're married 7,149 2,160 1,884 2,066 1,039
Wait until you are older 8,740 2,967 2,325 2,282 1,166
Go ahead and do it 6,098 1,652 1,642 1,744 1,060
Refused/Unknown 926 223 219 288 196
Female Total 11,597 3,632 3,016 3,218 1,731
Wait until you're married 4,231 1,262 1,111 1,243 615
Wait until you are older 5,353 1,833 1,410 1,383 727
Go ahead and do it 1,543 433 389 436 285
Refused/Unknown 470 104 106 156 104
Male Total 11,316 3,370 3,054 3,162 1,730
Wait until you're married 2,918 898 773 823 424
Wait until you are older 3,387 1,134 915 899 439
Go ahead and do it 4,555 1,219 1,253 1,308 775
Refused/Unknown 456 119 113 132 92