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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

Q77. During the past 30 days, did you take any diet pills, powders, or liquids without a doctors advice to lose weight or to keep from gaining weight?

Weighted Column Percents

TOTAL Grade
6th grade 7th grade 8th grade
TOTAL 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Yes 3.1 1.4 3.1 4.6
No 96.9 98.6 96.9 95.4
Female Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Yes 4.6 1.5 4.9 7.1
No 95.4 98.5 95.1 92.9
Male Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Yes 1.6 1.3 1.3 2.0
No 98.4 98.7 98.7 98.0

Q77. During the past 30 days, did you take any diet pills, powders, or liquids without a doctors advice to lose weight or to keep from gaining weight?
Frequencies

TOTAL Grade
6th grade 7th grade 8th grade
TOTAL 18,419 4,635 5,263 8,521
Yes 620 63 174 383
No 17,226 4,392 4,906 7,928
Refused/Unknown 573 180 183 210
Female Total 9,293 2,305 2,681 4,307
Yes 473 35 138 300
No 8,584 2,202 2,461 3,921
Refused/Unknown 236 68 82 86
Male Total 9,126 2,330 2,582 4,214
Yes 147 28 36 83
No 8,642 2,190 2,445 4,007
Refused/Unknown 337 112 101 124