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1997 YRBS Middle School Survey Data

Oregon Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)

1997 Middle School YRBS Questions


Question 4.

How do you describe yourself?

Unweighted Column Percents/ Unweighted Frequencies
                 Unweighted Column Percents
 __________________________________________________________
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                                      6th     7th     8th
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 Total
 White, Non-Hispanic                   78.1    80.7    81.9
 Black, Non-Hispanic                    1.5     1.1     1.0
 Hispanic or Latino                     5.3     4.9     5.9
 Asian or Pacific Islander              3.5     1.9     2.3
 American Indian or Alaskan Native      5.3     4.6     3.7
 Other                                  6.4     6.9     5.2
 Female
  Total
  White, Non-Hispanic                  77.5    81.3    83.6
  Black, Non-Hispanic                   1.9      .8      .7
  Hispanic or Latino                    4.6     4.6     5.4
  Asian or Pacific Islander             4.1     2.3     1.7
  American Indian or Alaskan Native     6.1     4.4     3.6
  Other                                 5.9     6.5     5.0
 Male
  Total
  White, Non-Hispanic                  79.0    80.3    80.3
  Black, Non-Hispanic                    .9     1.2     1.4
  Hispanic or Latino                    5.8     5.0     6.4
  Asian or Pacific Islander             2.9     1.5     2.9
  American Indian or Alaskan Native     4.5     4.7     3.7
  Other                                 7.0     7.3     5.3
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                         Total N =
                           9,579
 
                   Unweighted Frequencies
 __________________________________________________________
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                                      6th     7th     8th
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 Total
 White, Non-Hispanic                  1,232   2,910   3,627
 Black, Non-Hispanic                     23      38      46
 Hispanic or Latino                      83     176     262
 Asian or Pacific Islander               55      69     101
 American Indian or Alaskan Native       83     165     162
 Other                                  101     250     228
 Female
  Total
  White, Non-Hispanic                   627   1,458   1,835
  Black, Non-Hispanic                    15      15      15
  Hispanic or Latino                     37      83     119
  Asian or Pacific Islander              33      42      37
  American Indian or Alaskan Native      49      79      80
  Other                                  48     116     109
 Male
  Total
  White, Non-Hispanic                   601   1,443   1,785
  Black, Non-Hispanic                     7      22      31
  Hispanic or Latino                     44      90     143
  Asian or Pacific Islander              22      27      64
  American Indian or Alaskan Native      34      85      82
  Other                                  53     131     118
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                         Total N =
                           9,579
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