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1999 YRBS Middle School Survey Data

Oregon Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)

1999 Middle School YRBS Questions


Weighted Column Percents | Frequencies

Q8. When you rode a bicycle during the past 12 months, how often did you wear a helmet?

Weighted Column Percents

TOTAL Grade
6th grade 7th grade 8th grade
TOTAL 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
I did not ride a bicycle 13.5 10.7 13.0 16.8
Never wore a helmet 18.7 11.1 21.8 23.0
Rarely wore a helmet 10.8 9.1 11.6 11.7
Sometimes wore a helmet 10.5 10.2 10.7 10.6
Most of the time wore a helmet 17.4 18.6 17.4 16.4
Always wore a helmet 29.0 40.4 25.5 21.5
Female Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
I did not ride a bicycle 17.6 13.0 17.0 22.4
Never wore a helmet 15.7 10.0 17.4 19.4
Rarely wore a helmet 9.7 7.7 11.2 10.1
Sometimes wore a helmet 10.3 9.7 10.7 10.4
Most of the time wore a helmet 17.6 18.8 17.4 16.5
Always wore a helmet 29.2 40.8 26.2 21.1
Male Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
I did not ride a bicycle 9.5 8.4 8.9 11.0
Never wore a helmet 21.7 12.1 26.3 26.7
Rarely wore a helmet 11.9 10.4 12.1 13.3
Sometimes wore a helmet 10.8 10.8 10.7 10.8
Most of the time wore a helmet 17.3 18.3 17.3 16.3
Always wore a helmet 28.8 39.9 24.7 21.9

Q8. When you rode a bicycle during the past 12 months, how often did you wear a helmet?
Frequencies

TOTAL Grade
6th grade 7th grade 8th grade
TOTAL 18,419 4,635 5,263 8,521
I did not ride a bicycle 2,566 498 665 1,403
Never wore a helmet 3,460 526 1,014 1,920
Rarely wore a helmet 1,961 414 575 972
Sometimes wore a helmet 1,906 454 571 881
Most of the time wore a helmet 3,204 845 950 1,409
Always wore a helmet 5,156 1,833 1,445 1,878
Refused/Unknown 166 65 43 58
Female Total 9,293 2,305 2,681 4,307
I did not ride a bicycle 1,677 303 433 941
Never wore a helmet 1,480 234 412 834
Rarely wore a helmet 883 173 279 431
Sometimes wore a helmet 940 212 292 436
Most of the time wore a helmet 1,636 427 491 718
Always wore a helmet 2,610 934 748 928
Refused/Unknown 67 22 26 19
Male Total 9,126 2,330 2,582 4,214
I did not ride a bicycle 889 195 232 462
Never wore a helmet 1,980 292 602 1,086
Rarely wore a helmet 1,078 241 296 541
Sometimes wore a helmet 966 242 279 445
Most of the time wore a helmet 1,568 418 459 691
Always wore a helmet 2,546 899 697 950
Refused/Unknown 99 43 17 39