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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

Q90. When did you last go to a dentist?

Weighted Column Percents

TOTAL Grade
6th grade 7th grade 8th grade
TOTAL 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
During the past 12 months 76.5 74.7 76.2 78.4
Within the past two years 12.6 13.4 12.7 11.7
Within the past five years 3.3 2.9 3.3 3.6
More than five years ago 2.1 2.2 2.1 2.1
Never been to dentist 1.9 2.0 2.0 1.6
Don't know if I've been to dentist 3.7 4.8 3.7 2.7
Female Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
During the past 12 months 77.0 74.6 77.7 78.6
Within the past two years 12.7 13.7 13.0 11.4
Within the past five years 3.2 2.9 3.0 3.7
More than five years ago 2.2 2.2 1.9 2.3
Never been to dentist 1.6 1.9 1.3 1.6
Don't know if I've been to dentist 3.3 4.6 3.1 2.4
Male Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
During the past 12 months 75.9 74.7 74.8 78.2
Within the past two years 12.5 13.1 12.4 11.9
Within the past five years 3.3 3.0 3.5 3.4
More than five years ago 2.0 2.2 2.2 1.8
Never been to dentist 2.1 2.1 2.6 1.7
Don't know if I've been to dentist 4.1 5.0 4.4 3.1

Q90. When did you last go to a dentist?
Frequencies

TOTAL Grade
6th grade 7th grade 8th grade
TOTAL 18,419 4,635 5,263 8,521
During the past 12 months 13,485 3,225 3,817 6,443
Within the past two years 2,187 568 651 968
Within the past five years 585 123 169 293
More than five years ago 367 92 105 170
Never been to dentist 309 91 90 128
Don't know if I've been to dentist 603 212 183 208
Refused/Unknown 883 324 248 311
Female Total 9,293 2,305 2,681 4,307
During the past 12 months 6,878 1,624 1,972 3,282
Within the past two years 1,118 292 340 486
Within the past five years 295 57 82 156
More than five years ago 191 48 50 93
Never been to dentist 144 46 34 64
Don't know if I've been to dentist 260 101 70 89
Refused/Unknown 407 137 133 137
Male Total 9,126 2,330 2,582 4,214
During the past 12 months 6,607 1,601 1,845 3,161
Within the past two years 1,069 276 311 482
Within the past five years 290 66 87 137
More than five years ago 176 44 55 77
Never been to dentist 165 45 56 64
Don't know if I've been to dentist 343 111 113 119
Refused/Unknown 476 187 115 174