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1999 High School Results
Demographics

1-3. How old are you? What is your sex? In what grade are you?

    4. How do you describe your race?

     

    Transportation Safety

    7. When you rode a bicycle during the past 12 months, how often did you wear a helmet?

    8. How often do you wear a seatbelt when riding in a car driven by someone else?

    9. During the past 30 days, how many times did you ride in a car or other vehicle driven by someone who had been drinking alcohol?

      10. During the past 30 days, how many days did you drive a car or other vehicle when you had been drinking alcohol?

       

      Harassment at School

      11. During the past 12 months, have you ever been harassed at school (or on the way to or from school) because of your race or ethnic origin?

      12. During the past 12 months, have you ever been harassed at school (or on your way to or from school) because someone thought you were gay, lesbian or bisexual?

      13. During the past 12 months, have you received unwanted sexual comments or attention at school (or on your way to or from school?)  

       
      Violence Related Behavior

      14. During the past 30 days, on how many days did you carry a weapon such as a gun, knife or club?

      15. During the past 30 days, on how many days did you carry gun?

      16. If you carried a gun in the last 30 days, who did the gun belong to?

      17. During the past 30 days, on how many days did you carry a gun as a weapon on school property?

      18. During the past 30 days, on how many days did you carry a weapon (other than a gun) such as a knife or club on school property?

      19. During the past 30 days, how many days did you not go to school because you felt you would be unsafe at school or on your way to or from school?

      20.During the past 12 months, how many times has someone threatened or injured you with a weapon such as a gun, knife, or club on school property?

      21. During the past 12 months, how many times were you in a physical fight?

      22. During the past 12 months, how many times were you in a physical fight in which you were injured and had to be treated by a doctor or nurse?

      23. During the past 12 months, how many times were you in a physical fight on school property?

      24. During the past 12 months, did your boyfriend or girlfriend ever hit, slap, or physically hurt you on purpose?

      25. During the past 12 months did any adult family member ever hit, slap or physically hurt you on purpose?

       

      Unwanted Sexual Contact

      26. Have you ever been forced to have sexual intercourse when you did not want to?

      27. Other than forced sexual intercourse, have you ever been touched sexually when you did not want to be touched?

       

      Depression and Suicide

      28. During the past 12 months, did you ever feel so sad or hopeless almost every day for two weeks or more in a row that you stopped doing some usual activities?

      29. During the past 12 months, did you ever seriously consider attempting suicide?

      30. During the past 12 months, how many times did you actually attempt suicide?

      31. If you attempted suicide during the past 12 months, did any attempt result in an injury, poisoning, or overdose that had to be treated by a doctor or nurse?

      121. When you are scared, worried, or concerned about yourself or your friends, is there a caring adult you can talk to? 

       
      Tobacco Use

      32. If one of your best friends were to offer you a cigarette, would you try it?

      33. How old were you when you smoked a whole cigarette for the first time?

      34. During the past 30 days, on how many days did you smoke cigarettes?

      35. During the past 30 days, on the days you smoked, how many cigarettes did you smoke per day?

      36. During the past 30 days, have you bought cigarettes from ANY of the following sources?

      37. During the past 30 days, how many times have you bought cigarettes from any store or gas station?

      38. During the past 30 days, how many times has any store or gas station refused to sell you cigarettes?

      39. When you bought cigarettes in a store during the past 30 days, were you ever asked to show proof of age?

      40. During the past 30 days, have you gotten cigarettes from ANY of the following sources?

      41. During the past 30 days, where have you most often gotten your cigarettes?

      42. During the past 30 days, on how many days did you smoke cigarettes on school property?

      43. Have you ever smoked regularly, that is, at least one cigarette every day for 30 days?

      44. Have you ever succeeded in quitting smoking cigarettes for at least three months?

      45. Does anyone living in your house (other than you) smoke cigarettes?

      46. During the past 30 days, on how many days did you use chewing tobacco or snuff such as Redman, Levi Garrett, Beechnut, Skoal, Skoal Bandits, or Copenhagen?

      47. During the past 30 days, on how many days did you use chewing tobacco or snuff on school property?

      48. During the past 30 days, on how many days did you smoke cigars, cigarillos, or little cigars?

      49. Are you seriously thinking of stopping smoking in the next 30 days?

      50. Is there a rule at your school that students are not allowed to smoke on school property?

      51. How strictly are the non-smoking rules for students enforced at your school?

      52. During the past school year have you seen teachers or staff smoke on school property?

      53. During the past school year have you participated in any organized activities, outside the classroom, to prevent tobacco use (for example, after school or in the community)?

      54. During this school year have you encouraged any smoker (for example, family or friends) to try to quit smoking? 

       
      Alcohol Use

      55. During your life, on how many days did you have at least one drink of alcohol?

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

      57. During the past 30 days, on how many days did you have at least one drink of alcohol?

      58. During the past 30 days, on how many days did you have 5 or more drinks of alcohol in a row, that is, within a couple of hours?

      59. During the past 30 days, on how many days did you have at least one drink of alcohol on school property?

       

      Drug Use

      60. During your life, how many times have you used marijuana?

      61. How old were you when you tried marijuana for the first time?

      62. During the past 30 days, how many times did you use marijuana?

      63. During the past 30 days, how many times did you marijuana on school property?

      64. During your life, how many times have you used any form of cocaine, including powder, crack, or freebase?

      65. During the past 30 days, how many times have you used any form of cocaine, including powder, crack, or freebase?

      67. During your life, how many times have you sniffed glue, breathed the contents of aerosol spray cans, or inhaled any paints or sprays to get high?

      68. During the past 30 days, how many times have you sniffed glue, breathed the contents of aerosol spray cans, or inhaled any paints or sprays to get high?

      69. During your life, how many times have you used heroin (also called smack, junk, or China White)?

      70. During your life, how many times have you used methamphetamines (also called speed, crystal, crank, or ice?

      71. During your life, how many times have you taken steroid pills or shots without a doctors prescription?

      72. During your life, how many times have you used a needle to inject any illegal drug into your body?

      73. During the past 12 months, has anyone offered, sold, or given you an illegal drug on school property? 

       

      Sexual Behavior

      74. Many middle school students take the STARS (Students Today Aren't Ready for Sex) classes. These classes teach refusal skills to limit sexual involvement. Were you in a STARS class in middle school?

      75. Many high school students become teen leaders for the STARS program. Were you ever a teen leader for the STARS program?

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

      77. What percentage of your classmates, your same age and gender, have had sexual intercourse? Would you guess?

      78. Have you ever had sexual intercourse?

      79. How old were you when you had sexual intercourse for the first time?

      80. When did you first go to a medical office or clinic to get a method forpreventing pregnancy?

      81. During your life, with how many people have you had sexual intercourse?

      82. During the past 3 months, with how many people did you have sexual intercourse?

      83. Did you drink alcohol or use other drugs before you had sexual intercourse the last time?

      84. The last time you had sexual intercourse, did you or your partner use a condom?

      86. How many times have you been pregnant or gotten someone pregnant?

       

      Sexually Transmitted Diseases

      87. If you had sexual intercourse, did you talk with your partner about HIV and other STD's?

      88. What do you consider to be the one most reliable or accurate source from where you have gotten your information about AIDS/HIV infection?

      89. During the last 12 months have you ever been taught about AIDS or HIV infection in school?

      90. If you wanted them, where would you go to condoms? 

       

      Body Image and Dieting

      91. How do you describe your weight?

      92. Which of the following are you trying to do about your weight?

      93. During the past 30 days, did you exercise to lose weight or to keep from gaining weight?

      94. During the past 30 days, did you eat less food, fewer calories, or foods low in fat to lose weight or to keep from gaining weight?

      95. During the past 30 days, did you go without eating for 24 hours or more (also called fasting) to lose weight or to keep from gaining weight?

      96. During the past 30 days, did you take diet pills, powders, or liquids without a doctor's advice to lose weight or to keep from gaining weight?

      97. During the past 30 days, did you vomit or take laxatives to lose weight or to keep from gaining weight?

       

      Nutrition

      98. During the past 7 days, how many times did you drink 100% fruit juices such as orange juice, or grape juice?

      99. During the past 7 days, how many times did you eat fruit?

      100. In the past 7 days, how many times did you eat raw or cooked vegetables (including green salad)?

      101. In the past 7 days, how many days did you eat breakfast?

      102. How many times during the past 7 days did you eat a meal with your family?

      103. During the past 7 days, how many glasses of mild did you drink? 

       

      Exercise, Sports and Activities

      104. On how many of the past 7 days did you exercise or participate in physical activity for at least 20 minutes that made you sweat and breathe hard, such as basketball, soccer, running, swimming laps, fast bicycling, fast dancing, or similar aerobic activities?

      105. On how many of the past 7 days did you participate in the physical activity for at least 30 minutes that did not make you sweat and breathe hard, such as fast walking, slow bicycling, skating, pushing a lawn mower, or mopping floors?

      106. During the past 12 months, on how many sports teams did you play?

      107. On an average school day, how many hours do you watch TV?

      108. Thinking back over the last month, in an average week how many hours do you spend in volunteer work, religious activities, youth groups, music, drama or special school activities such as year book, both at school and away from school?

      109. Thinking back over the last month, in an average week, how many hours do you spend working at a job for which you receive a paycheck or wages?

       

      Access to Care

      110. When did you last go to a doctor or a nurse practitioner?

      111. When did you last go to a dentist?

      112. Has a doctor, nurse or other professional ever told you that you have one or more of the following?

      113. Does your physical, learning or emotional condition keep you from doing some things other kids your age do?

      114. Do you think that other people can tell that you have a physical, learning, or emotional condition?

      115. During the past 12 months, did you have any of the following health care needs?

      116. During the past 12 months, did you have any of the following health care needs that were not met?

      117. During the past 12 months, where did you usually go to meet your health care needs?

      118. Does your school have a School Based Health Center?

      119. Have you registered or do you have permission to use the School Based Health Center?

      120. Have you used the School Based Health Center services at this school?

       

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