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1997 YRBS Middle School Survey Data

Oregon Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)

1997 Middle School YRBS Questions


Question 52.

Have you ever taken diet pills 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                                    4.7     6.6     9.1
 No                                    95.3    93.4    90.9
 Female
  Total
  Yes                                   6.8    10.1    15.6
  No                                   93.2    89.9    84.4
 Male
  Total
  Yes                                   2.4     3.0     2.7
  No                                   97.6    97.0    97.3
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                         Total N =
                           9,585
 
                   Unweighted Frequencies
 __________________________________________________________
 ----------------------------------------------------------
                                      6th     7th     8th
 ----------------------------------------------------------
 Total
 Yes                                     74     239     403
 No                                   1,492   3,379   4,035
 Female
  Total
  Yes                                    55     182     344
  No                                    752   1,617   1,867
 Male
  Total
  Yes                                    18      54      59
  No                                    734   1,746   2,157
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                         Total N =
                           9,585
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