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1999 YRBS High School Survey

Oregon Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)
1999 High School

Weighted Column Percents | Counts

Q96 During the past 30 days, did you take any diet pills, powders, or liquids without a doctors advice to lose weight or to keep from gaining weight?

Weighted Column Percents

TOTAL Grade
9th 10th 11th 12th
TOTAL 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Yes 5.9 5.3 6.3 6.2 5.9
No 94.1 94.7 93.7 93.8 94.1
Female Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Yes 9.4 7.8 10.2 10.2 9.8
No 90.6 92.2 89.8 89.8 90.2
Male Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Yes 2.3 2.6 2.3 2.0 2.0
No 97.7 97.4 97.7 98.0 98.0


Q96 During the past 30 days, did you take any diet pills, powders, or liquids without a doctors advice to lose weight or to keep from gaining weight?

Counts

TOTAL Grade
9th 10th 11th 12th
TOTAL 22,913 7,002 6,070 6,380 3,461
Yes 1,316 379 350 382 205
No 21,104 6,439 5,621 5,865 3,179
Refused/Unknown 493 184 99 133 77
Female Total 11,597 3,632 3,016 3,218 1,731
Yes 1,076 302 283 319 172
No 10,359 3,264 2,707 2,857 1,531
Refused/Unknown 162 66 26 42 28
Male Total 11,316 3,370 3,054 3,162 1,730
Yes 240 77 67 63 33
No 10,745 3,175 2,914 3,008 1,648
Refused/Unknown 331 118 73 91 49