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1997 YRBS Middle School Survey Data

Oregon Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)

1997 Middle School YRBS Questions


Question 51.

Have you ever vomited or taken laxatives to lose weight or to keep from gaining weight?

Unweighted Column Percents/ Unweighted Frequencies
                 Unweighted Column Percents
 __________________________________________________________
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                                      6th     7th     8th
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 Total
 Yes                                    4.8     7.0    10.3
 No                                    95.2    93.0    89.7
 Female
  Total
  Yes                                   6.9    11.2    17.4
  No                                   93.1    88.8    82.6
 Male
  Total
  Yes                                   2.5     3.0     3.3
  No                                   97.5    97.0    96.7
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                         Total N =
                           9,613
 
                   Unweighted Frequencies
 __________________________________________________________
 ----------------------------------------------------------
                                      6th     7th     8th
 ----------------------------------------------------------
 Total
 Yes                                     76     255     460
 No                                   1,502   3,364   3,991
 Female
  Total
  Yes                                    56     201     386
  No                                    756   1,598   1,835
 Male
  Total
  Yes                                    19      54      73
  No                                    739   1,748   2,148
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                         Total N =
                           9,613
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