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Oregon Healthy Teens 2004, 8th Grade State Summary
How old were you when you first had more than a sip or two of beer, wine, or hard liquor (e.g., vodka, whiskey, or gin)? (Q23b, 29b)

Total Female Male
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0
never have 55.1 54.8 55.4
8 or younger 7.9 7.2 8.5
9 3.1 2.8 3.3
10 4.5 3.8 5.3
11 5.1 5.1 5.0
12 8.5 8.9 8.2
13 12.0 13.3 10.6
14 3.7 3.8 3.5
15 .1 .1 .1
Weighted percentages exclude missing and/or refused answers.

Oregon Healthy Teens 2004, Data Summary, 8th Grade
How old were you when you first had more than a sip or two of beer, wine, or hard liquor (e.g., vodka, whiskey, or gin)? (Q23b, 29b)

Total Female Male
Total 11,456 5,920 5,536
never have 6,031 3,055 2,976
8 or younger 1,002 456 546
9 369 179 190
10 527 233 294
11 596 319 277
12 1,035 588 447
13 1,427 844 583
14 454 240 214
15 15 6 9
Unweighted counts.