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2003 Oregon Healthy Teens Survey
Oregon Healthy Teens 2003 - White, non-Hispanic Students, 8th Grade
2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
Demog.1. How old are you?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 9,801 100.0 5,173 100.0 4,610 100.0 18 100.0
12 years old 7 .1 4 .2 3 .1

13 years old 4,416 47.0 2,544 50.7 1,867 42.8 5 30.0
14 years old 5,179 50.8 2,546 47.5 2,624 54.6 9 35.8
15 years old 199 2.1 79 1.7 116 2.6 4 34.1
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
Demog.5. How do you describe yourself? Mark all that apply.

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 10,047 100.0 5,276 100.0 4,745 100.0 26 100.0
Chose more than one other race 96 1.1 45 1.0 51 1.2

Non-Hispanic White only 9,312 92.2 4,888 92.1 4,400 92.4 24 93.5
Also American Indian/Alaska Native 263 2.6 125 2.3 136 3.0 2 6.5
Also Asian 81 .9 44 1.1 37 .6

Also African American 52 .5 25 .5 27 .4

Also Hispanic 197 2.2 124 2.7 73 1.8

Also Native Hawaiian/
Other Pacific Islander
46 .4 25 .3 21 .6

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
Demog.11. What is the language that you first learned to speak at home?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 9,863 100.0 5,203 100.0 4,637 100.0 23 100.0

English 9,519 96.4 5,018 96.2 4,481 96.6 20 76.5
Spanish 49 .5 28 .6 20 .4 1 3.1
Other 295 3.1 157 3.2 136 3.0 2 20.4
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
A26.a. How old were you when you first smoked a whole cigarette?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,775 100.0 2,535 100.0 2,226 100.0 14 100.0

Never have 3,748 77.9 1,961 76.6 1,775 79.3 12 93.2
8 or younger 198 4.4 107 4.7 91 4.1

9 112 2.3 56 2.4 55 2.2 1 2.7
10 123 2.8 59 2.6 64 3.0

11 149 3.3 90 3.5 59 3.1

12 201 4.0 118 4.5 82 3.5 1 4.1
13 206 4.6 122 4.9 84 4.3

14 38 .7 22 .8 16 .6

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
A1.b. How many cigarettes have you smoked, even a puff, in the last 7 days?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,694 100.0 2,519 100.0 2,164 100.0 11 100.0

None 4,371 93.2 2,329 92.6 2,031 93.9 11 100.0
1-10 177 4.1 112 4.7 65 3.3

11-20 50 1.2 25 1.2 25 1.2

21-30 43 .7 23 .6 20 .7

31-40 15 .3 11 .4 4 .1

41 or more 38 .6 19 .4 19 .7

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
A2. During the past 30 days, on how many days did you smoke cigarettes?
(Current cigarette use is defined as one or more cigarettes in past 30 days)

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,914 100.0 2,607 100.0 2,293 100.0 14 100.0

0 days 4,429 89.9 2,322 88.8 2,095 91.2 12 93.2
1 or 2 days 193 4.9 121 5.7 72 3.9

3 to 5 days 86 1.6 53 2.0 33 1.2

6 to 9 days 44 .9 26 1.0 18 .8

10 to 19 days 54 1.0 27 .8 27 1.1

20 to 29 days 46 .8 29 .9 17 .6

All 30 days 62 1.0 29 .9 31 1.1 2 6.8
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
A26.b. How old were you when you first tried smokeless tobacco (chew, snuff, plug)?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,762 100.0 2,531 100.0 2,217 100.0 14 100.0

Never have 4,418 92.8 2,405 95.1 2,001 90.0 12 92.5
8 or younger 95 1.9 34 1.3 61 2.5

9 36 .8 11 .4 25 1.3

10 49 .9 16 .6 32 1.3 1 3.5
11 40 .7 17 .5 22 .9 1 4.1
12 64 1.4 25 1.0 39 1.8

13 46 1.3 19 .9 27 1.7

14 14 .2 4 .1 10 .4

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
A4.b. How many times did you use chewing tobacco or snuff in the last 7 days?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,674 100.0 2,512 100.0 2,151 100.0 11 100.0

None 4,613 98.7 2,496 99.3 2,106 98.1 11 100.0
1-10 35 .9 10 .6 25 1.2

11-20 9 .1 2 .1 7 .2

21-30 7 .1 3 .1 4 .1

31-40 5 .1 1 .0 4 .1

41 or more 5 .1

5 .3

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
A5. During the past 30 days, on how many days did you use chewing tobacco or snuff?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,915 100.0 2,613 100.0 2,288 100.0 14 100.0

0 days 4,813 97.7 2,586 98.8 2,214 96.4 13 95.9
1 or 2 days 48 1.2 14 .9 34 1.7

3 to 5 days 19 .4 7 .2 12 .7

6 to 9 days 9 .1

9 .3

10 to 19 days 11 .1 3 .1 7 .2 1 4.1
20 to 29 days 7 .1 2 .1 5 .2

All 30 days 8 .3 1 .0 7 .6

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
A7A8. During the past 30 days, did you smoke cigarettes or use chewing tobacco, snuff, or dip one or more days on school property?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,771 100.0 2,543 100.0 2,215 100.0 13 100.0

0 days 4,761 99.9 2,540 99.9 2,208 99.8 13 100.0
One or more days 10 .1 3 .1 7 .2

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
E11.a. During the last year (12 months), did you have any school lessons about tobacco use?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,593 100.0 2,403 100.0 2,177 100.0 13 100.0

Very often 751 14.4 399 15.0 351 13.9 1 5.6
A few times 2,331 51.1 1,261 53.1 1,063 48.8 7 58.0
Once 896 21.7 468 21.5 425 21.8 3 23.2
Never 615 12.8 275 10.5 338 15.5 2 13.2
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
E12. Is there a rule against tobacco in your school?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,361 100.0 2,309 100.0 2,043 100.0 9 100.0

There is no rule 106 2.3 45 1.7 61 3.1

There is a rule, but it isn't enforced 144 3.5 73 3.6 71 3.5

There is a rule and it is sometimes enforced 542 13.0 322 14.4 217 11.3 3 36.0
There is a rule and it
is strictly enforced
3,569 81.1 1,869 80.3 1,694 82.1 6 64.0
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
E13. During the past 12 months, have you seen teachers or staff smoke on school property?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,232 100.0 2,253 100.0 1,971 100.0 8 100.0

Yes 597 14.3 257 11.4 338 17.7 2 13.9
No 3,635 85.7 1,996 88.6 1,633 82.3 6 86.1
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
A26.c. How old were you when you first had more than a sip or two of beer, wine, or hard liquor (for example, vodka, whiskey, or gin)?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,742 100.0 2,522 100.0 2,206 100.0 14 100.0

Never have 2,435 50.7 1,273 50.4 1,153 51.1 9 46.4
8 or younger 503 10.4 249 9.7 253 11.4 1 4.1
9 193 3.8 98 3.5 95 4.2

10 245 5.1 119 4.9 126 5.5

11 288 6.5 161 6.8 127 6.3

12 449 9.5 259 9.8 187 8.8 3 43.9
13 512 11.4 308 12.9 203 9.7 1 5.6
14 113 2.4 54 2.0 59 2.9

15 4 .1 1 .1 3 .1

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
A26.d. How old were you when you first got drunk?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,753 100.0 2,526 100.0 2,214 100.0 13 100.0

Never have 3,693 77.7 1,939 77.1 1,743 78.4 11 91.6
8 or younger 61 1.2 22 .8 39 1.7

9 48 1.0 16 .9 32 1.1

10 65 1.5 33 1.2 32 1.7

11 113 2.0 61 2.1 52 2.0

12 272 6.0 167 6.8 103 5.0 2 8.4
13 386 8.0 231 9.0 155 7.0

14 111 2.4 55 2.0 56 3.0

15 4 .1 2 .1 2 .1

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
A10.b. How many drinks of alcohol have you had (Drink = 1 glass of beer or wine, or 1 shot of hard liquor) in the last 7 days?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,607 100.0 2,486 100.0 2,111 100.0 10 100.0

None 3,956 85.5 2,129 85.3 1,817 85.7 10 100.0
1-2 335 7.8 188 8.1 147 7.5

3-5 153 3.3 86 3.4 67 3.3

6-9 77 1.8 45 1.7 32 1.8

10 or more 86 1.6 38 1.5 48 1.7

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
A11. On how many occasions (if any) have you had beer or wine (non-religious) or hard liquor to drink during the past 30 days?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,643 100.0 2,507 100.0 2,125 100.0 11 100.0

0 occasions 3,532 76.0 1,862 74.7 1,661 77.8 9 55.6
1-2 occasions 679 15.3 410 16.9 267 13.1 2 44.4
3-5 occasions 232 4.5 129 4.6 103 4.5

6-9 occasions 111 2.4 54 1.9 57 3.0

10 or more occasions 89 1.8 52 1.9 37 1.6

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
A13. During the past 30 days, on how many days did you have 5 or more drinks of alcohol in a row, that is, within a couple of hours?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,835 100.0 2,581 100.0 2,241 100.0 13 100.0

0 days 4,348 90.2 2,304 89.6 2,032 90.9 12 95.8
1 or 2 days 222 4.5 141 5.4 81 3.5

3 to 5 days 107 2.3 55 2.3 52 2.3

6 to 9 days 76 1.4 41 1.5 35 1.2

10 to 19 days 44 .8 23 .6 21 1.0

20 to 29 days 22 .4 12 .5 10 .4

All 30 days 16 .4 5 .1 10 .7 1 4.2
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
A14. During the past 30 days, on how many days did you have at least one drink of alcohol on school property?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,677 100.0 2,517 100.0 2,149 100.0 11 100.0

0 days 4,569 97.9 2,460 98.0 2,098 97.8 11 100.0
1 or 2 days 60 1.0 35 1.3 25 .8

3 to 5 days 21 .4 12 .3 9 .4

6 to 9 days 14 .3 5 .2 9 .6

10 to 19 days 9 .2 3 .1 6 .3

20 to 29 days 1 .0 1 .1



All 30 days 3 .0 1 .0 2 .1

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
A26.e. How old were you when you first tried marijuana or hashish?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,719 100.0 2,514 100.0 2,191 100.0 14 100.0

Never have 3,817 81.6 2,072 82.9 1,734 80.1 11 89.1
8 or younger 60 1.5 27 1.5 32 1.4 1 4.1
9 36 .7 15 .5 21 .9

10 56 1.2 22 .8 34 1.7

11 105 2.3 45 1.7 60 3.0

12 248 5.2 124 5.3 123 5.1 1 2.7
13 313 5.8 162 5.3 150 6.5 1 4.1
14 83 1.7 46 1.9 37 1.4

15 1 .0 1 .1



Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
A15.b. How many times did you use marijuana or hashish in the last 7 days?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,626 100.0 2,491 100.0 2,124 100.0 11 100.0

None 4,251 92.3 2,306 93.2 1,934 91.3 11 100.0
1-2 144 2.7 82 2.8 62 2.6

3-5 107 2.4 50 2.0 57 3.0

6-9 47 1.0 21 .9 26 1.1

10-19 31 .6 17 .6 14 .7

20 or more 46 .9 15 .6 31 1.3

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
A16. During the past 30 days, on how many times did you use marijuana?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,844 100.0 2,576 100.0 2,254 100.0 14 100.0

0 times 4,252 88.5 2,284 89.5 1,956 87.2 12 93.2
1 or 2 times 241 4.4 133 4.6 108 4.1

3 to 9 times 158 3.3 79 2.9 79 3.6

10 to 19 times 91 2.0 43 1.7 48 2.4

20 to 39 times 48 .8 19 .8 28 .8 1 2.7
40 or more times 54 1.1 18 .5 35 1.8 1 4.1
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
A17. During the past 30 days, on how many times did you use marijuana on school property?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,666 100.0 2,505 100.0 2,150 100.0 11 100.0

0 times 4,539 97.3 2,452 97.5 2,076 97.0 11 100.0
1 or 2 times 79 1.9 34 2.0 45 1.9

3 to 9 times 26 .4 10 .3 16 .6

10 to 19 times 12 .2 7 .2 5 .2

20 to 39 times 2 .0

2 .0

40 or more times 8 .2 2 .1 6 .3

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
A18.a. On how many occasions (if any) have you sniffed glue, breathed the contents of aerosol spray cans, inhaled any paints or sprays to get high during the past 30 days?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,799 100.0 2,555 100.0 2,230 100.0 14 100.0

0 occasions 4,456 93.0 2,341 91.6 2,103 94.6 12 92.5
1-2 occasions 236 4.8 151 6.0 83 3.3 2 7.5
3-5 occasions 63 1.5 41 1.7 22 1.2

6-9 occasions 20 .3 12 .4 8 .3

10 or more occasions 24 .4 10 .3 14 .6

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
A18.f. On how many occasions (if any) have you used Ecstasy or MDMA during the past 30 days?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,771 100.0 2,547 100.0 2,210 100.0 14 100.0
Ecstasy or MDMA 0 occasions 4,694 98.4 2,505 98.4 2,176 98.6 13 95.9
1-2 occasions 51 1.2 33 1.4 18 .9

3-5 occasions 9 .1 2 .1 6 .1 1 4.1
6-9 occasions 6 .1 4 .1 2 .0

10 or more occasions 11 .2 3 .1 8 .3

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
A18cg. On how many occasions (if any) have you used illicit drugs during the past 30 days? (Does not include inhalants or prescription drugs)

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,738 100.0 2,531 100.0 2,193 100.0 14 100.0

0 Occasions 4,560 96.3 2,440 96.3 2,107 96.4 13 95.9
1 or more Occasions 178 3.7 91 3.7 86 3.6 1 4.1
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
BMI5. Body Weight status as Measured by Body Mass Index (BMI): Weight to Height Ratios.

Total Female Male
Count % Count % Count %
Total 8,884 100.0 4,716 100.0 4,168 100.0

Underweight
(<= 5th percentile)
329 3.5 169 3.4 160 3.7
At risk for underweight
(5-10th percentile)
289 2.9 149 2.8 140 3.0
Normal 6,365 71.4 3,424 73.0 2,941 69.6
At risk for overweight
(85-95th percentile)
1,277 14.8 705 14.9 572 14.7
Overweight
(>= 95th percentile)
624 7.3 269 5.9 355 9.0
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
B1. How do you describe your weight?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,689 100.0 2,494 100.0 2,189 100.0 6 100.0

Very underweight 88 1.8 35 1.3 53 2.3

Slightly underweight 616 12.8 281 11.2 334 14.7 1 10.6
About the right weight 2,573 55.7 1,306 54.0 1,264 57.6 3 62.6
Slightly overweight 1,233 25.9 755 29.3 476 22.1 2 26.8
Very overweight 179 3.8 117 4.2 62 3.3

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
B3.c. During the past 30 days, did you go without eating for 24 hours or more to lose weight or keep from gaining?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,623 100.0 2,474 100.0 2,143 100.0 6 100.0

Yes 423 9.3 334 14.3 88 3.6 1 20.8
No 4,200 90.7 2,140 85.7 2,055 96.4 5 79.2
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
B3.d. During the past 30 days, did you take any diet pills, powders or liquids without a doctor's advice?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,615 100.0 2,465 100.0 2,144 100.0 6 100.0

Yes 182 3.8 127 5.2 55 2.2

No 4,433 96.2 2,338 94.8 2,089 97.8 6 100.0
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
B3.e. During the past 30 days, did you vomit or take laxatives to lose weight or keep from gaining?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,616 100.0 2,466 100.0 2,144 100.0 6 100.0

Yes 137 3.0 103 4.2 34 1.7

No 4,479 97.0 2,363 95.8 2,110 98.3 6 100.0
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
B3.c-e. During the past 30 days, engaged in fasting 24 hours or longer; used diet pills, powders, or liquids; or used vomiting or laxatives to lose weight or keep from gaining weight

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,615 100.0 2,471 100.0 2,138 100.0 6 100.0

At risk for disordered eating 537 11.6 407 17.1 129 5.3 1 20.8
Not at risk 4,078 88.4 2,064 82.9 2,009 94.7 5 79.2
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
Fiveaday. Five-a-day measure. In the past 7 days, on average, how many servings per day did you have fruit juice, fruit or vegetables?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,572 100.0 2,446 100.0 2,120 100.0 6 100.0

None 35 1.1 12 .7 23 1.5

< One serving per day 337 7.6 164 7.7 173 7.6

1 to < 3 servings per day 1,836 42.4 994 41.8 840 43.0 2 24.6
3 to < 5 servings
per day
1,142 23.9 641 24.9 500 22.7 1 20.8
5 or more
servings per day
1,222 25.1 635 24.9 584 25.2 3 54.6
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
B11. In the past 7 days, on how many days did you eat breakfast?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,793 100.0 2,532 100.0 2,253 100.0 8 100.0

0 days 387 9.0 256 11.5 131 6.2

1 day 421 9.0 297 11.9 123 5.8 1 10.2
2-4 days 966 20.9 604 24.3 360 17.3 2 26.0
5-6 days 812 17.1 437 17.4 374 16.8 1 13.7
7 days 2,207 44.0 938 34.9 1,265 53.9 4 50.0
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
B12. How many times during the past 7 days did you eat a meal with your family?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,629 100.0 2,472 100.0 2,151 100.0 6 100.0

0 times 342 6.9 194 7.7 148 6.1

1 time 277 6.5 168 7.8 109 5.1

2-4 times 930 21.0 534 23.0 394 18.7 2 38.8
5-6 times 1,085 23.2 626 24.5 456 21.8 3 36.4
7 or more times 1,946 41.3 922 35.8 1,023 47.5 1 24.9
Away from home and not with my family during the past 7 days 49 1.0 28 1.2 21 .8

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
B13. How often in the past 12 months did you or your family have to cut meal size or skip meals because there wasn't enough money for food?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,597 100.0 2,454 100.0 2,137 100.0 6 100.0

Almost every month 115 2.4 66 2.8 49 1.9

Some months but not every month 162 3.9 93 3.9 69 3.9

Only 1 or 2 months 194 4.0 108 4.4 86 3.6

Did not have to skip or
cut the size of meals
4,126 89.7 2,187 88.9 1,933 90.6 6 100.0
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
B14. During the past 7 days, how many times did you drink soft drinks such as Coke, diet Coke, Pepsi, Sprite, Slice or Mountain Dew?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,584 100.0 2,444 100.0 2,134 100.0 6 100.0

I did not drink soft drinks in the past week 472 9.3 299 11.1 173 7.3

1 to 3 times in the past week 1,627 34.4 971 37.3 654 31.1 2 29.8
4 to 6 times in the past week 1,008 23.1 514 23.2 490 23.0 4 70.2
1 time per day 585 12.3 279 11.6 306 13.1

2 times per day 464 10.5 215 9.7 249 11.3

3 times per day 208 5.2 88 3.5 120 7.1

4 or more times per day 220 5.2 78 3.7 142 6.9

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
B15. During the past 7 days, how many days did you buy soft drinks at school?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,416 100.0 2,351 100.0 2,060 100.0 5 100.0

I did not buy soft drinks at school 3,092 67.2 1,748 71.4 1,342 62.5 2 30.0
1 day 607 13.6 282 11.5 325 16.0

2 days 351 8.8 160 8.1 188 9.5 3 70.0
3 days 178 5.1 84 4.5 94 5.9

4 days 81 2.2 40 2.3 41 2.0

5 days 107 3.1 37 2.3 70 4.1

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
B16. On how many of the past 7 days did you exercise/participate in physical activity for at least 20 minutes that made you sweat/breathe hard; e.g., basketball, soccer, running, swimming laps, fast bicycling, fast dancing or similar aerobic activities?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,714 100.0 2,485 100.0 2,220 100.0 9 100.0

0 days 397 8.1 230 9.0 166 7.0 1 12.5
1 day 285 6.6 184 8.0 100 5.0 1 17.3
2 days 449 9.5 290 12.5 159 6.2

3 days 599 12.9 382 15.7 217 10.0

4 days 581 12.6 337 13.4 243 11.7 1 12.0
5 days 753 15.8 412 15.7 340 15.9 1 8.3
6 days 410 9.1 217 9.3 191 8.9 2 16.9
7 days 1,240 25.4 433 16.4 804 35.3 3 32.9
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
B17. On how many of the past 7 days did you participate in physical activity for at least 30 minutes that did not make you sweat or breathe hard, such as fast walking, slow bicycling, skating, pushing a lawn mower, or mopping floors?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,541 100.0 2,420 100.0 2,114 100.0 7 100.0

0 days 788 17.1 377 15.4 409 19.0 2 30.4
1 day 560 12.2 315 13.0 243 11.3 2 31.3
2 days 698 14.5 398 15.6 299 13.2 1 9.6
3 days 613 13.4 362 15.6 251 11.0

4 days 455 10.2 269 11.4 186 8.8

5 days 402 9.4 224 10.0 178 8.7

6 days 224 5.6 119 4.9 104 6.4 1 9.5
7 days 801 17.6 356 14.1 444 21.7 1 19.2
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
B18. In an average week, when you are in school, on how many days do you go to physical education (PE) classes?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,505 100.0 2,406 100.0 2,093 100.0 6 100.0

0 days 1,022 23.8 605 26.1 416 21.3 1 24.9
1 day 70 2.1 27 1.5 43 2.8

2 days 254 5.9 130 5.9 123 5.8 1 11.8
3 days 941 22.7 520 23.3 420 22.2 1 17.9
4 days 208 3.3 114 3.2 93 3.3 1 12.8
5 days 2,010 42.2 1,010 40.0 998 44.7 2 32.6
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
B22. Have you ever had sexual intercourse?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,396 100.0 2,361 100.0 2,029 100.0 6 100.0

Yes 623 15.1 283 11.9 339 18.7 1 22.5
No 3,773 84.9 2,078 88.1 1,690 81.3 5 77.5
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
B23. How old were you when you had sexual intercourse for the first time?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,409 100.0 2,362 100.0 2,040 100.0 7 100.0

Never had sexual intercourse 3,792 85.1 2,090 88.4 1,696 81.4 6 80.8
11 years or younger 120 3.0 43 1.8 77 4.3

12 years old 146 3.5 66 3.0 80 4.1

13 years old 273 6.7 129 5.5 143 8.1 1 19.2
14 years old 75 1.6 33 1.3 42 2.0

15 years old 3 .0 1 .0 2 .1

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
B25. During the past 3 months, with how many people did you have sexual intercourse?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,364 100.0 2,348 100.0 2,009 100.0 7 100.0

Never had sexual intercourse 3,768 85.3 2,082 88.4 1,680 81.6 6 80.8
Had sexual intercourse,
but not in past 3 mths
260 6.6 121 4.8 138 8.7 1 19.2
1 person 222 4.9 106 4.6 116 5.4

2 people 48 1.3 17 .8 31 1.8

3 people 22 .6 11 .4 11 .8

4 people 8 .2 3 .4 5 .1

5 people 2 .0

2 .0

6 or more people 34 1.0 8 .6 26 1.5

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
B25.x. Among those who have ever had sex: Indicator for current sexual activity, defined as sexual behavior during the past three months.

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 596 100.0 266 100.0 329 100.0 1 100.0

Currently Abstinent 260 45.0 121 41.5 138 47.5 1 100.0
Currently sexually active 336 55.0 145 58.5 191 52.5

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
B27.x. Among those who have ever had sex: The last time you had sexual intercourse, did you or your partner use a condom?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 599 100.0 265 100.0 333 100.0 1 100.0

Yes 422 72.2 177 68.4 244 74.9 1 100.0
No 177 27.8 88 31.6 89 25.1

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
B28. The last time you had sexual intercourse, what one method did you or your partner use to prevent pregnancy?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,320 100.0 2,330 100.0 1,983 100.0 7 100.0

Never had sex 3,750 85.7 2,072 88.6 1,672 82.4 6 80.8
No method 101 2.5 54 2.3 47 2.7

Birth control pills 46 1.1 19 .9 27 1.3

Condoms 353 9.2 154 7.2 199 11.5

Depro-Provera 6 .2 2 .1 4 .3

Withdrawal 16 .3 9 .3 6 .3 1 19.2
Some other method 12 .2 4 .1 8 .4

Not sure 36 .8 16 .6 20 1.1

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
B31. What do you consider to be the one most reliable or accurate source where you have gotten your
information about AIDS/HIV infection? (Select only one response).

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,148 100.0 2,227 100.0 1,914 100.0 7 100.0

Classroom instruction 2,375 55.5 1,233 53.7 1,139 57.5 3 50.5
Parents/other adults 589 14.3 346 16.2 241 12.0 2 29.6
From friends 104 2.8 60 3.5 44 2.1

From teacher 355 7.9 207 8.1 148 7.6

From brochures 109 2.8 73 3.3 36 2.2

From TV or radio 232 6.1 117 5.2 115 7.1

Other sources 384 10.7 191 10.0 191 11.6 2 19.9
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
B32. During the last 12 months, have you ever been taught about AIDS or HIV infection in school?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,475 100.0 2,372 100.0 2,093 100.0 10 100.0

Yes 3,020 69.0 1,626 70.2 1,389 67.7 5 53.8
No 766 15.5 376 14.1 389 17.2 1 7.1
Not sure 689 15.5 370 15.7 315 15.1 4 39.1
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
F7.b. On how many of the days did you feel depressed during the past week?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,633 100.0 2,459 100.0 2,159 100.0 15 100.0

0 days 2,612 56.5 1,145 46.9 1,458 67.3 9 74.0
1-2 days 1,171 24.5 712 27.1 455 21.6 4 14.9
3-4 days 422 9.5 300 13.0 122 5.4

5-7 days 428 9.6 302 13.0 124 5.7 2 11.1
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
F9. During the past 12 months, did you ever seriously consider attempting suicide?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,504 100.0 2,400 100.0 2,093 100.0 11 100.0

Yes 628 14.6 442 19.7 184 8.7 2 16.9
No 3,876 85.4 1,958 80.3 1,909 91.3 9 83.1
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
F20.a. During the past 30 days, on how many days did you carry a gun?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,410 100.0 2,371 100.0 2,027 100.0 12 100.0

0 days 4,114 93.2 2,323 98.0 1,782 87.5 9 88.2
1 day 126 2.9 29 1.1 97 5.0

2 or 3 days 82 2.0 11 .6 69 3.6 2 6.2
4 or 5 days 15 .4 1 .0 14 .8

6 or more days 73 1.6 7 .3 65 3.1 1 5.6
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
F20.b. During the past 30 days, on how many days did you carry a weapon other than a gun?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,403 100.0 2,371 100.0 2,021 100.0 11 100.0

0 days 3,610 82.1 2,160 91.5 1,442 70.9 8 87.1
1 day 289 6.3 93 3.9 196 9.3

2 or 3 days 180 4.4 52 2.2 126 6.9 2 7.1
4 or 5 days 72 1.3 18 .7 54 2.0

6 or more days 252 5.9 48 1.6 203 11.0 1 5.8
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
F20.c. During the past 30 days, on how many days did you carry a gun on school property?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,402 100.0 2,368 100.0 2,023 100.0 11 100.0

0 days 4,379 99.5 2,361 99.7 2,007 99.3 11 100.0
1 day 11 .2 4 .1 7 .3

2 or 3 days 5 .1 2 .1 3 .2

4 or 5 days 3 .1 1 .1 2 .1

6 or more days 4 .1

4 .2

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
F20.d. During the past 30 days, on how many days did you carry a weapon other than a gun (such as a knife, club, or other weapon not allowed at school) on school property?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,394 100.0 2,361 100.0 2,021 100.0 12 100.0

0 days 4,214 96.0 2,294 97.4 1,910 94.3 10 92.5
1 day 85 2.2 32 1.3 52 3.1 1 3.5
2 or 3 days 44 .9 13 .5 30 1.4 1 4.1
4 or 5 days 12 .2 6 .2 6 .2

6 or more days 39 .8 16 .6 23 1.0

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
F23. During the past 30 days, on how many times did a student call you names, swear at you, or say mean things to you?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,531 100.0 2,416 100.0 2,100 100.0 15 100.0

0 times 1,069 22.9 614 23.9 452 21.9 3 13.6
1-2 times 1,042 22.7 624 25.4 414 19.4 4 43.5
3-5 times 704 15.6 403 16.7 297 14.2 4 22.2
6-9 times 487 10.2 239 9.5 246 11.0 2 10.3
10-19 times 379 9.3 184 8.8 195 9.9

20 or more times 850 19.4 352 15.8 496 23.6 2 10.5
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
F25a. At school, how safe do you feel in the hallways?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,353 100.0 2,342 100.0 2,000 100.0 11 100.0

Not at all safe 161 3.5 50 2.3 110 5.0 1 5.4
Only slightly safe 267 6.6 139 6.3 127 6.9 1 9.1
Somewhat safe 850 19.8 495 21.7 352 17.6 3 11.8
Quite safe 1,761 40.7 989 41.9 768 39.2 4 32.3
Very safe 1,314 29.4 669 27.8 643 31.3 2 41.4
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
F25b. At school, how safe do you feel in the cafeteria?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,344 100.0 2,335 100.0 1,998 100.0 11 100.0

Not at all safe 153 3.4 51 2.5 101 4.5 1 5.4
Only slightly safe 230 5.4 120 5.2 109 5.7 1 4.2
Somewhat safe 717 17.2 413 18.9 301 15.1 3 13.4
Quite safe 1,752 39.9 1,004 41.9 745 37.6 3 29.7
Very safe 1,492 34.0 747 31.4 742 37.1 3 47.3
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
F25c. At school, how safe do you feel in the classroom?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,338 100.0 2,333 100.0 1,993 100.0 12 100.0

Not at all safe 113 2.5 33 1.6 80 3.6

Only slightly safe 149 3.8 78 3.7 68 3.9 3 17.5
Somewhat safe 447 9.9 248 10.5 196 9.1 3 11.4
Quite safe 1,563 37.8 921 41.2 640 33.8 2 19.8
Very safe 2,066 46.0 1,053 42.9 1,009 49.7 4 51.3
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
F25d. At school, how safe do you feel outside the school on school grounds?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,332 100.0 2,329 100.0 1,992 100.0 11 100.0

Not at all safe 263 6.0 117 5.3 146 7.0

Only slightly safe 399 10.0 230 11.3 167 8.4 2 9.7
Somewhat safe 993 23.1 569 24.2 421 21.8 3 16.4
Quite safe 1,516 35.0 869 36.9 643 32.4 4 66.8
Very safe 1,161 26.0 544 22.4 615 30.4 2 7.1
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
F17.x. Have you ever been harassed at school (or on the way to or from school)?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,224 100.0 2,289 100.0 1,924 100.0 11 100.0

Yes, harassed 2,013 48.3 1,187 53.3 821 42.5 5 26.1
No, not harassed 2,211 51.7 1,102 46.7 1,103 57.5 6 73.9
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
F24. Have you been harassed?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,224 100.0 2,289 100.0 1,924 100.0 11 100.0

Harassment about your race or ethnic origin 233 5.6 101 4.4 132 7.0

Unwanted sexual comments or attention 682 15.3 528 22.3 154 7.1

Harassment because someone thought you were gay, lesbian, or bisexual 413 10.0 201 9.2 211 11.1 1 9.3
Harassment about your weight, clothes, acne, or other physical characteristics 1,092 26.2 602 26.8 486 25.6 4 21.8
Harassment about your group of friends 767 18.7 466 20.6 299 16.5 2 12.2
Harassed--Other reasons 449 11.2 264 12.8 183 9.2 2 10.3
Was not harassed 2,211 51.7 1,102 46.7 1,103 57.5 6 73.9
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
F27a. During the past 12 months, how many times has someone threatened you with a weapon on school property?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,315 100.0 2,321 100.0 1,985 100.0 9 100.0

0 times 4,122 95.5 2,238 96.3 1,875 94.6 9 100.0
1 time 124 3.2 56 2.9 68 3.6

2 or 3 times 41 .7 16 .5 25 1.0

4 or 5 times 11 .2 5 .2 6 .2

6 or 7 times 8 .2 5 .2 3 .2

8 or 9 times 1 .0 1 .0



10 or 11 times 1 .0

1 .1

12 or more times 7 .1

7 .3

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
F27b. During the past 12 months, how many times has someone injured you with a weapon on school property?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,302 100.0 2,315 100.0 1,978 100.0 9 100.0

0 times 4,216 98.1 2,284 98.7 1,923 97.2 9 100.0
1 time 53 1.1 21 .7 32 1.7

2 or 3 times 20 .5 7 .4 13 .6

4 or 5 times 3 .1 1 .1 2 .1

6 or 7 times 1 .0

1 .0

10 or 11 times 1 .0

1 .1

12 or more times 8 .2 2 .1 6 .3

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
F27c. During the past 12 months, how many times were you in a physical fight on school property?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,237 100.0 2,290 100.0 1,937 100.0 10 100.0

0 times 3,610 85.7 2,064 90.3 1,537 80.1 9 96.1
1 time 388 8.6 141 5.5 246 12.4 1 3.9
2 or 3 times 168 4.3 62 3.3 106 5.4

4 or 5 times 36 .8 12 .5 24 1.1

6 or 7 times 9 .2 4 .1 5 .2

8 or 9 times 7 .1 3 .1 4 .1

10 or 11 times 3 .1 1 .2 2 .1

12 or more times 16 .3 3 .0 13 .6

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
F27d. During the past 12 months, how many times has someone taken money or things directly from you by using force, a weapon, or threats in school or on school property?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,303 100.0 2,310 100.0 1,984 100.0 9 100.0

0 times 4,139 96.3 2,249 97.3 1,881 95.2 9 100.0
1 time 98 2.3 38 1.9 60 2.9

2 or 3 times 39 .9 15 .6 24 1.2

4 or 5 times 8 .1 1 .0 7 .3

6 or 7 times 4 .1 1 .1 3 .2

8 or 9 times 4 .0 2 .0 2 .1

10 or 11 times 2 .0 2 .0



12 or more times 9 .1 2 .0 7 .3

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
F27e. During the past 12 months, how many times has someone deliberately damaged your property (such as clothing, books, or other property) in school or on school property?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,301 100.0 2,309 100.0 1,982 100.0 10 100.0

0 times 3,556 82.7 1,947 84.0 1,601 81.0 8 87.5
1 time 436 10.5 226 10.1 210 11.0

2 or 3 times 196 4.5 95 4.1 99 4.9 2 12.5
4 or 5 times 58 1.2 28 1.3 30 1.2

6 or 7 times 17 .4 5 .3 12 .5

8 or 9 times 4 .1 2 .1 2 .1

10 or 11 times 3 .1

3 .1

12 or more times 31 .6 6 .2 25 1.2

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
F18.a. During the past 30 days, how many times did you drive a car or other vehicle when you had been drinking alcohol?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,503 100.0 2,401 100.0 2,089 100.0 13 100.0

0 times 4,498 99.9 2,401 100.0 2,085 99.9 12 96.0
1 time 4 .1

3 .1 1 4.0
2 or 3 times 1 .0

1 .0

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
F18.c. During the past 30 days, how many times did you ride in a car or other vehicle with a teenage driver who had been drinking alcohol?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,579 100.0 2,435 100.0 2,129 100.0 15 100.0

0 times 4,322 94.8 2,277 93.6 2,031 96.2 14 96.9
1 time 153 2.9 96 3.6 56 2.2 1 3.1
2 or 3 times 69 1.6 40 2.0 29 1.2

4 or 5 times 25 .5 17 .7 8 .3

6 or more times 10 .2 5 .2 5 .2

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
F3. How often do you wear a seat belt when riding in a car driven by someone else?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,704 100.0 2,485 100.0 2,205 100.0 14 100.0

Never 72 1.5 27 1.3 43 1.7 2 7.1
Rarely 152 3.6 73 3.3 79 4.1

Sometimes 311 7.1 159 6.6 151 7.7 1 5.3
Most of the time 1,189 24.8 652 25.4 532 23.9 5 51.1
Always 2,980 63.0 1,574 63.5 1,400 62.6 6 36.5
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
F2.Bicycle Riding. Have you ridden a bicycle in the past 12 months?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,551 100.0 2,426 100.0 2,114 100.0 11 100.0

Did not ride a bicycle 651 14.5 453 18.8 197 9.6 1 9.2
Rode a bicycle 3,900 85.5 1,973 81.2 1,917 90.4 10 90.8
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
F2.Bicycle Helmet Use. (Of those who rode a bicycle during the past 12 months). Did you always wear a helmet?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 3,900 100.0 1,973 100.0 1,917 100.0 10 100.0

Always wore a helmet 1,055 24.9 520 24.6 533 25.2 2 19.2
Wore helmet most of the time 664 16.7 352 17.3 309 16.0 3 19.0
Rarely or sometimes wore a helmet 1,037 27.2 538 27.7 498 26.9 1 3.1
Never wore a helmet 1,144 31.2 563 30.4 577 31.9 4 58.7
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
C1.a. How often does at least one of your parents know what you are doing when you are away from home?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,950 100.0 2,606 100.0 2,327 100.0 17 100.0

Never 176 3.9 74 3.4 100 4.2 2 24.3
Sometimes 780 16.9 365 15.2 411 18.9 4 9.4
Quite often 1,720 34.8 833 32.1 883 37.9 4 12.4
All the time 2,274 44.5 1,334 49.4 933 39.0 7 53.9
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
C1.b. How often does at least one of your parents know where you are after school?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,899 100.0 2,581 100.0 2,301 100.0 17 100.0

Never 111 2.5 42 2.1 67 2.6 2 21.9
Sometimes 421 9.3 175 7.1 245 11.8 1 2.0
Quite often 1,347 26.6 639 24.9 705 28.6 3 13.0
All the time 3,020 61.6 1,725 65.8 1,284 57.0 11 63.1
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
C3. In the last month, about how many hours per week were you usually home in the afternoon with no adult?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,903 100.0 2,583 100.0 2,302 100.0 18 100.0

None 475 9.7 241 10.1 231 9.2 3 24.1
Less than 1/2 hour 306 6.4 170 6.6 133 6.1 3 29.7
1/2 to 1 hour 563 11.6 314 12.5 248 10.7 1 2.9
2 hours 549 11.0 281 9.6 266 12.6 2 8.3
3 hours 383 8.0 206 7.9 175 8.2 2 6.5
4 hours 309 6.2 169 6.9 139 5.5 1 3.2
5 hours 441 8.8 228 8.0 211 9.6 2 14.2
6 to 10 hours 597 12.1 322 13.0 273 11.1 2 7.1
11 to 15 hours 399 8.3 211 8.1 187 8.5 1 2.0
16 to 20 hours 290 5.5 153 5.3 137 5.8

21 to 30 hours 220 4.8 108 4.6 111 5.1 1 1.9
31 or more hours 371 7.4 180 7.5 191 7.5

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
B19.a. Over the last month, in an average week, how many hours do you spend working at a job for which you received a paycheck or wages?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,586 100.0 2,431 100.0 2,146 100.0 9 100.0

0 hours 3,470 75.4 1,893 77.3 1,571 73.3 6 69.2
1-2 hours 419 9.2 200 8.0 218 10.5 1 8.0
3-5 hours 294 6.2 151 5.8 143 6.6

6-10 hours 214 4.8 98 3.9 115 5.8 1 8.3
11-17 hours 83 1.7 40 1.8 42 1.5 1 14.5
18-25 hours 45 1.0 21 1.4 24 .7

25 or more hours 61 1.7 28 1.7 33 1.6

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
B19.b. Over the last month, in an average week, how many hours do you spend in volunteer work, religious activities, youth groups, music, drama, or special school activities (e.g., yearbook), both at school and away from school (not including sports)?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,563 100.0 2,428 100.0 2,125 100.0 10 100.0

0 hours 2,343 51.7 1,057 42.9 1,281 61.5 5 50.6
1-2 hours 777 16.4 465 19.1 311 13.3 1 6.9
3-5 hours 598 13.0 363 14.7 232 11.1 3 28.3
6-10 hours 374 8.3 234 8.8 139 7.6 1 14.2
11-17 hours 186 4.2 117 5.2 69 3.1

18-25 hours 99 2.2 72 3.3 27 1.0

25 or more hours 186 4.2 120 5.9 66 2.4

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
B19.c. Over the last month, in an average week, how many hours do you spend participating in sports teams, either through school or in the community?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,545 100.0 2,402 100.0 2,133 100.0 10 100.0

0 hours 2,219 50.8 1,165 51.3 1,049 50.2 5 47.4
1-2 hours 491 11.5 279 12.3 210 10.6 2 19.0
3-5 hours 431 8.6 232 8.4 198 8.9 1 6.9
6-10 hours 411 8.0 215 7.9 196 8.2

11-17 hours 324 7.0 183 7.1 141 7.0

18-25 hours 214 4.5 124 4.8 89 4.2 1 12.5
25 or more hours 455 9.5 204 8.4 250 10.8 1 14.2
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
B20. During an average week, how many hours do you spend helping other people without getting paid, (i.e., helping out a a hospital, day care center, food shelf, youth program, community service agency, or doing other things) to make your city a better place for people to live?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,435 100.0 2,372 100.0 2,056 100.0 7 100.0

None 2,541 57.3 1,303 54.3 1,234 60.7 4 59.1
1 hour 858 19.0 490 21.0 367 16.8 1 14.5
2 hours 480 10.7 263 11.0 217 10.3

3-5 hours 361 8.5 210 9.0 149 7.9 2 26.4
6-10 hours 105 2.5 56 2.7 49 2.3

11 or more hours 90 2.0 50 2.0 40 2.0

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
B21a. On an average school day, how many hours do you spend watching TV?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,591 100.0 2,434 100.0 2,147 100.0 10 100.0

None 381 7.5 203 7.7 176 7.2 2 14.0
Less than
1 hour per day
884 19.5 511 20.9 372 17.9 1 14.2
1 hour per day 928 20.4 523 22.8 402 17.6 3 32.7
2 hours per day 1,113 24.6 557 23.3 554 26.1 2 17.9
3 hours per day 653 14.1 341 13.8 310 14.5 2 21.2
4 hours per day 288 6.5 152 5.9 136 7.1

5 or more
hours per day
344 7.5 147 5.5 197 9.6

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
B21b. On an average school day, how many hours do you spend playing video/computer games like Nintendo?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,541 100.0 2,395 100.0 2,136 100.0 10 100.0

None 1,799 40.2 1,390 61.1 407 17.3 2 19.5
Less than
1 hour per day
1,131 24.8 576 22.6 551 27.2 4 38.1
1 hour per day 636 13.9 223 8.8 413 19.5

2 hours per day 409 9.1 104 3.9 303 14.8 2 25.0
3 hours per day 246 5.1 46 1.6 200 8.9

4 hours per day 111 2.3 27 1.0 83 3.7 1 7.1
5 or more
hours per day
209 4.7 29 1.1 179 8.6 1 10.3
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
B21c. On an average school day, how many hours do you spend surfing the Internet?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,518 100.0 2,381 100.0 2,127 100.0 10 100.0

None 1,473 34.7 760 36.3 710 33.1 3 25.9
Less than
1 hour per day
1,181 25.8 590 23.5 590 28.5 1 14.9
1 hour per day 727 15.0 393 14.6 332 15.5 2 19.5
2 hours per day 527 10.9 311 12.3 214 9.3 2 21.9
3 hours per day 296 6.4 163 6.7 132 6.1 1 7.1
4 hours per day 131 3.1 75 3.1 55 3.0 1 10.7
5 or more
hours per day
183 3.9 89 3.4 94 4.5

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
B21a-c. On an average school day, how many hours do you spend spend watching TV, playing video/computer games like Nintendo, and surfing the Internet?

Total Female Male
Count % Count % Count %
Total 396 100.0 165 100.0 231 100.0

None 146 36.3 80 52.5 66 25.5
Less than one
hour per day
121 32.2 52 32.1 69 32.2
1 hour per day 43 8.6 14 6.4 29 10.0
2 hours per day 21 5.6 7 3.1 14 7.2
3 hours per day 17 4.3 3 1.5 14 6.2
4 hours per day 4 1.3 1 .3 3 1.9
5 or more
hours per day
44 11.8 8 4.3 36 16.8
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
A28. During the last 12 months, how many times have you gambled (i.e., bought lottery tickets or tabs, bet money on sports teams or card games, etc.)?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,581 100.0 2,462 100.0 2,108 100.0 11 100.0

Never 2,828 61.8 1,749 71.1 1,073 50.7 6 38.1
Once 623 13.7 290 12.5 330 14.9 3 47.5
Twice 382 8.4 170 6.5 210 10.6 2 14.3
3-4 times 298 6.8 128 5.4 170 8.7

5 or more times 450 9.4 125 4.6 325 15.2

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
B37. When was the last time you saw a doctor or nurse practitioner for a check up or physical exam?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,371 100.0 2,320 100.0 2,041 100.0 10 100.0

During the past 12 months 2,165 50.5 1,088 49.6 1,072 51.5 5 53.4
Between 12 and 24 months ago 698 15.9 413 17.1 282 14.6 3 25.5
More than
24 months ago
286 6.1 172 6.3 114 5.8

Never 249 6.3 122 5.4 127 7.3

Not sure 973 21.2 525 21.6 446 20.8 2 21.2
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2003 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
B38. When was the last time you saw a dentist or dental hygienist for a check up, exam, teeth cleaning, or other dental work?

Total Female Male Gender Unknown
Count % Count % Count % Count %
Total 4,376 100.0 2,327 100.0 2,039 100.0 10 100.0

During the past 12 months 3,258 73.0 1,753 74.8 1,499 71.1 6 67.9
Between 12 and 24 months ago 355 8.5 195 8.5 157 8.5 3 21.8
More than
24 months ago
200 4.5 110 4.5 89 4.3 1 10.3
Never 63 1.7 28 1.5 35 1.9

Not sure 500 12.3 241 10.7 259 14.2

Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.