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1999 YRBS High School Survey

Oregon Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)
1999 High School

Weighted Column Percents | Counts

Q111 When did you last go to a dentist?

Weighted Column Percents

TOTAL Grade
9th 10th 11th 12th
TOTAL 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
During the past 12 months 78.2 79.1 78.4 78.9 76.1
Within the past two years 12.2 11.9 11.4 11.9 13.9
Within the past five years 4.4 3.9 4.7 4.5 4.4
More than five years ago 2.5 2.3 2.5 2.6 2.8
Never been to dentist 1.1 1.0 1.5 .8 1.2
Don't know if I've been to dentist 1.6 1.8 1.6 1.3 1.5
Female Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
During the past 12 months 79.2 79.9 79.8 80.1 76.6
Within the past two years 12.7 12.5 11.4 12.1 15.3
Within the past five years 3.8 3.5 4.1 3.8 3.9
More than five years ago 2.4 2.1 2.3 2.6 2.8
Never been to dentist 1.0 .9 1.4 .6 .9
Don't know if I've been to dentist .9 1.1 1.0 .8 .6
Male Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
During the past 12 months 77.2 78.3 76.8 77.7 75.7
Within the past two years 11.6 11.1 11.4 11.7 12.5
Within the past five years 4.9 4.3 5.4 5.1 5.0
More than five years ago 2.7 2.5 2.7 2.6 2.8
Never been to dentist 1.3 1.2 1.5 1.1 1.5
Don't know if I've been to dentist 2.3 2.6 2.2 1.7 2.5


Q111 When did you last go to a dentist?

Counts

TOTAL Grade
9th 10th 11th 12th
TOTAL 22,913 7,002 6,070 6,380 3,461
During the past 12 months 17,298 5,278 4,613 4,875 2,532
Within the past two years 2,759 833 699 745 482
Within the past five years 1,006 283 291 282 150
More than five years ago 578 170 149 169 90
Never been to dentist 269 78 91 56 44
Don't know if I've been to dentist 351 126 90 83 52
Refused/Unknown 652 234 137 170 111
Female Total 11,597 3,632 3,016 3,218 1,731
During the past 12 months 8,952 2,797 2,363 2,509 1,283
Within the past two years 1,452 458 339 383 272
Within the past five years 461 131 137 125 68
More than five years ago 270 81 66 83 40
Never been to dentist 111 32 38 24 17
Don't know if I've been to dentist 110 41 30 29 10
Refused/Unknown 241 92 43 65 41
Male Total 11,316 3,370 3,054 3,162 1,730
During the past 12 months 8,346 2,481 2,250 2,366 1,249
Within the past two years 1,307 375 360 362 210
Within the past five years 545 152 154 157 82
More than five years ago 308 89 83 86 50
Never been to dentist 158 46 53 32 27
Don't know if I've been to dentist 241 85 60 54 42
Refused/Unknown 411 142 94 105 70