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1997 YRBS Middle School Survey Data

Oregon Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)

1997 Middle School YRBS Questions


Question 46.

How old were you when you had sexual intercourse 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 had sexual
   intercourse                         92.4    86.5    80.3
 8 years old or younger                 2.3     2.8     3.4
 9 years old                            1.1     1.2     1.0
 10 years old                            .8     1.2      .9
 11 years old                           1.3     2.1     1.6
 12 years old                           1.8     3.6     3.2
 13 years old                            .3     2.5     6.5
 14 years old or older                   .0      .1     3.0
 Female
  Total
  I have never had sexual
    intercourse                        93.8    90.7    83.6
  8 years old or younger                2.3     1.4     2.4
  9 years old                            .2      .7      .6
  10 years old                          1.4      .8      .6
  11 years old                           .8     1.6     1.2
  12 years old                          1.4     2.9     2.5
  13 years old                           .2     2.0     6.7
  14 years old or older                  .0      .0     2.3
 Male
  Total
  I have never had sexual
    intercourse                        91.4    82.4    77.2
  8 years old or younger                2.1     4.2     4.4
  9 years old                           1.9     1.8     1.4
  10 years old                           .2     1.5     1.2
  11 years old                          1.9     2.7     1.9
  12 years old                          2.1     4.3     3.8
  13 years old                           .4     3.0     6.3
  14 years old or older                  .0      .1     3.7
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                         Total N =
                           8,702
 
                   Unweighted Frequencies
 __________________________________________________________
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                                      6th     7th     8th
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 Total
 I have never had sexual
   intercourse                          966   2,917   3,468
 8 years old or younger                  24      93     148
 9 years old                             11      42      45
 10 years old                             8      40      39
 11 years old                            14      72      67
 12 years old                            19     122     138
 13 years old                             3      85     282
 14 years old or older                    0       3     130
 Female
  Total
  I have never had sexual
    intercourse                         484   1,518   1,810
  8 years old or younger                 12      23      53
  9 years old                             1      11      14
  10 years old                            7      13      14
  11 years old                            4      27      25
  12 years old                            7      49      54
  13 years old                            1      33     144
  14 years old or older                   0       0      50
 Male
  Total
  I have never had sexual
    intercourse                         477   1,386   1,655
  8 years old or younger                 11      70      94
  9 years old                            10      31      31
  10 years old                            1      26      25
  11 years old                           10      45      41
  12 years old                           11      73      82
  13 years old                            2      51     135
  14 years old or older                   0       1      80
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                         Total N =
                           8,702
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