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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
Q76. During the past 30 days, did you go without eating for 24 hours or more (also called fasting) to lose weight or to keep from gaining weight?
Weighted column percents.

TOTAL Grade
6th 7th 8th
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Yes 9.1 7.4 9.1 10.7
No 90.9 92.6 90.9 89.3
Female TOTAL 50.2 49.4 50.7 50.4

Yes 6.5 4.4 6.8 8.3
No 44.0 45.5 44.1 42.5
Male TOTAL 49.8 50.6 49.3 49.6

Yes 2.6 3.0 2.4 2.4
No 46.9 47.1 46.8 46.9

Q76. During the past 30 days, did you go without eating for 24 hours or more (also called fasting) to lose weight or to keep from gaining weight?
Frequencies.

TOTAL Grade
6th 7th 8th
Total 18,419 4,635 5,263 8,521

Yes 1,714 334 491 889
No 16,059 4,082 4,581 7,396
Refused/Unknown 646 219 191 236
Female TOTAL 9,293 2,305 2,681 4,307

Yes 1,260 202 368 690
No 7,760 2,012 2,226 3,522
Refused/Unknown 273 91 87 95
Male TOTAL 9,126 2,330 2,582 4,214

Yes 454 132 123 199
No 8,299 2,070 2,355 3,874
Refused/Unknown 373 128 104 141