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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

Q16. If you carried a gun in the last 30 days, who did the gun belong to?

Weighted Column Percents

TOTAL Grade
6th grade 7th grade 8th grade
TOTAL 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
I did not carry a gun 92.6 94.1 91.5 92.2
Gun belongs to me 4.8 3.8 5.8 4.6
Gun belongs to another person who lives in my home 1.6 1.5 1.7 1.7
Gun belongs to someone that does not live in my home 1.0 .6 1.0 1.5
Female Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
I did not carry a gun 98.1 98.7 97.7 97.8
Gun belongs to me .7 .3 1.0 .7
Gun belongs to another person who lives in my home .9 .8 1.1 .9
Gun belongs to someone that does not live in my home .3 .2 .2 .6
Male Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
I did not carry a gun 87.0 89.6 85.0 86.5
Gun belongs to me 8.9 7.4 10.8 8.6
Gun belongs to another person who lives in my home 2.4 2.1 2.4 2.6
Gun belongs to someone that does not live in my home 1.7 .9 1.8 2.3

Q16. If you carried a gun in the last 30 days, who did the gun belong to?
Frequencies

TOTAL Grade
6th grade 7th grade 8th grade
TOTAL 18,419 4,635 5,263 8,521
I did not carry a gun 16,634 4,223 4,727 7,684
Gun belongs to me 921 178 311 432
Gun belongs to another person who lives in my home 309 71 90 148
Gun belongs to someone that does not live in my home 208 26 59 123
Refused/Unknown 347 137 76 134
Female Total 9,293 2,305 2,681 4,307
I did not carry a gun 8,965 2,235 2,590 4,140
Gun belongs to me 68 8 25 35
Gun belongs to another person who lives in my home 90 19 31 40
Gun belongs to someone that does not live in my home 36 5 5 26
Refused/Unknown 134 38 30 66
Male Total 9,126 2,330 2,582 4,214
I did not carry a gun 7,669 1,988 2,137 3,544
Gun belongs to me 853 170 286 397
Gun belongs to another person who lives in my home 219 52 59 108
Gun belongs to someone that does not live in my home 172 21 54 97
Refused/Unknown 213 99 46 68