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1997 YRBS Middle School Survey Data

Oregon Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)

1997 Middle School YRBS Questions


Question 5.

How often do you wear a seatbelt when riding in a car?

Unweighted Column Percents/ Unweighted Frequencies
                 Unweighted Column Percents
 __________________________________________________________
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                                      6th     7th     8th
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 Total
 Never                                  2.3     3.1     3.6
 Rarely                                 3.9     5.9     7.2
 Sometimes                             10.1    10.8    13.6
 Most of the Time                      33.8    35.1    33.9
 Always                                49.9    45.1    41.6
 Female
  Total
  Never                                 1.0     1.4     1.9
  Rarely                                3.1     4.4     5.9
  Sometimes                            10.0    10.6    12.2
  Most of the Time                     35.0    35.7    35.8
  Always                               50.9    48.0    44.2
 Male
  Total
  Never                                 3.2     4.7     5.2
  Rarely                                4.9     7.4     8.5
  Sometimes                            10.2    11.0    15.0
  Most of the Time                     32.6    34.5    32.2
  Always                               49.0    42.4    39.1
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                         Total N =
                           9,677
 
                   Unweighted Frequencies
 __________________________________________________________
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                                      6th     7th     8th
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 Total
 Never                                   36     113     161
 Rarely                                  63     215     323
 Sometimes                              161     395     609
 Most of the Time                       539   1,278   1,519
 Always                                 797   1,643   1,863
 Female
  Total
  Never                                   8      25      42
  Rarely                                 25      79     132
  Sometimes                              82     192     272
  Most of the Time                      286     646     796
  Always                                415     869     982
 Male
  Total
  Never                                  25      85     116
  Rarely                                 38     135     190
  Sometimes                              79     199     336
  Most of the Time                      252     625     722
  Always                                378     770     876
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                         Total N =
                           9,677
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