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1997 YRBS Middle School Survey Data

Oregon Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)

1997 Middle School YRBS Questions


Question 34.

How old were you when you tried any form of cocaine for the first time?

Unweighted Column Percents/ Unweighted Frequencies
                 Unweighted Column Percents
 __________________________________________________________
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                                      6th     7th     8th
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 Total
 I have never tried cocaine            97.5    96.7    94.3
 8 years old or younger                  .9      .7      .9
 9 years old                             .2      .1      .1
 10 years old                            .5      .3      .2
 11 years old                            .6      .5      .4
 12 years old                            .4      .9      .8
 13 years old                            .0      .6     2.1
 14 years old or older                   .0      .0     1.1
 Female
  Total
  I have never tried cocaine           97.9    97.3    93.6
  8 years old or younger                 .4      .7      .7
  9 years old                            .4      .0      .1
  10 years old                           .1      .2      .3
  11 years old                           .9      .5      .5
  12 years old                           .4      .8     1.0
  13 years old                           .0      .4     2.6
  14 years old or older                  .0      .0     1.2
 Male
  Total
  I have never tried cocaine           97.2    96.2    95.0
  8 years old or younger                1.5      .7     1.2
  9 years old                            .0      .3      .1
  10 years old                           .7      .5      .1
  11 years old                           .3      .5      .4
  12 years old                           .4     1.0      .6
  13 years old                           .0      .9     1.6
  14 years old or older                  .0      .1     1.0
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                         Total N =
                           9,443
 
                   Unweighted Frequencies
 __________________________________________________________
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                                      6th     7th     8th
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 Total
 I have never tried cocaine           1,512   3,442   4,117
 8 years old or younger                  14      25      41
 9 years old                              3       5       6
 10 years old                             7      12       9
 11 years old                             9      18      18
 12 years old                             6      33      35
 13 years old                             0      23      91
 14 years old or older                    0       1      49
 Female
  Total
  I have never tried cocaine            783   1,718   2,030
  8 years old or younger                  3      12      15
  9 years old                             3       0       3
  10 years old                            1       4       6
  11 years old                            7       9      10
  12 years old                            3      15      21
  13 years old                            0       7      56
  14 years old or older                   0       0      27
 Male
  Total
  I have never tried cocaine            724   1,708   2,079
  8 years old or younger                 11      12      26
  9 years old                             0       5       3
  10 years old                            5       8       3
  11 years old                            2       9       8
  12 years old                            3      17      14
  13 years old                            0      16      34
  14 years old or older                   0       1      22
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                         Total N =
                           9,443
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