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1997 YRBS Middle School Survey Data

Oregon Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)

1997 Middle School YRBS Questions


Question 17.

Have you ever seriously thought about killing yourself?

Unweighted Column Percents/ Unweighted Frequencies
                 Unweighted Column Percents
 __________________________________________________________
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                                      6th     7th     8th
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 Total
 Yes                                   20.8    25.6    31.0
 No                                    79.2    74.4    69.0
 Female
  Total
  Yes                                  23.6    29.5    39.0
  No                                   76.4    70.5    61.0
 Male
  Total
  Yes                                  17.7    21.8    23.1
  No                                   82.3    78.2    76.9
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                         Total N =
                           9,694
 
                   Unweighted Frequencies
 __________________________________________________________
 ----------------------------------------------------------
                                      6th     7th     8th
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 Total
 Yes                                    333     935   1,390
 No                                   1,265   2,718   3,091
 Female
  Total
  Yes                                   193     533     869
  No                                    625   1,276   1,358
 Male
  Total
  Yes                                   137     397     518
  No                                    635   1,428   1,725
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                         Total N =
                           9,694
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