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2004 Oregon Healthy Teens Survey
2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
How old are you?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 9,239 100.0 4,813 100.0 4,426 100.0
12 years old 10 .1 7 .1 3 .1
13 years old 3,206 36.3 1,781 38.2 1,425 34.3
14 years old 5,779 61.2 2,937 59.9 2,842 62.6
15 years old 244 2.4 88 1.8 156 3.0
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
How do you describe yourself? Mark all that apply.

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 9,267 100.0 4,823 100.0 4,444 100.0
Chose more than one other race 152 1.8 88 2.0 64 1.5
Non-Hispanic White only 8,253 89.0 4,269 88.5 3,984 89.5
Also American Indian/Alaska Native 328 3.2 174 3.1 154 3.3
Also Asian 77 .8 36 .7 41 .9
Also African American 56 .7 32 .8 24 .5
Also Hispanic 355 4.0 196 4.1 159 3.8
Also Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander 46 .6 28 .7 18 .4
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
How old were you when you first smoked a whole cigarette?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 9,073 100.0 4,734 100.0 4,339 100.0
never have 7,213 81.3 3,690 79.9 3,523 82.9
8 or younger 336 3.2 161 3.0 175 3.4
9 184 1.9 95 1.8 89 2.0
10 205 2.0 103 2.0 102 2.0
11 203 2.0 118 2.4 85 1.7
12 344 3.4 214 3.7 130 3.1
13 446 4.7 272 5.6 174 3.7
14 139 1.5 80 1.7 59 1.2
15 3 .0 1 .0 2 .0
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
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 Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 9,203 100.0 4,797 100.0 4,406 100.0
0 days 8,398 92.2 4,315 91.0 4,083 93.6
1 or 2 days 303 3.1 191 3.7 112 2.4
3 to 5 days 140 1.3 86 1.6 54 1.0
6 to 9 days 73 .6 43 .7 30 .5
10 to 19 days 110 1.1 70 1.4 40 .7
20 to 29 days 60 .7 34 .8 26 .6
All 30 days 119 1.0 58 1.0 61 1.1
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
During the past 30 days, on how many days did you use chewing tobacco or snuff?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 9,198 100.0 4,791 100.0 4,407 100.0
0 days 8,971 97.9 4,730 99.0 4,241 96.6
1 or 2 days 110 1.0 31 .5 79 1.7
3 to 5 days 34 .4 7 .1 27 .7
6 to 9 days 29 .3 9 .2 20 .4
10 to 19 days 19 .1 7 .1 12 .2
20 to 29 days 14 .1 2 .1 12 .3
All 30 days 21 .2 5 .1 16 .2
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
During the past 30 days, on how many days did you smoke cigarettes on school property?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 9,183 100.0 4,790 100.0 4,393 100.0
0 days 8,999 98.3 4,686 98.1 4,313 98.5
1 or 2 days 98 .9 59 1.1 39 .7
3 to 5 days 34 .3 23 .4 11 .3
6 to 9 days 19 .2 9 .2 10 .2
10 to 19 days 19 .2 8 .1 11 .2
20 to 29 days 7 .1 4 .1 3 .1
All 30 days 7 .1 1 .0 6 .1
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
During the past 30 days, on how many days did you chewing tobacco, snuff, or dip on school property?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 9,198 100.0 4,795 100.0 4,403 100.0
0 days 9,122 99.4 4,775 99.7 4,347 99.0
1 or 2 days 34 .3 9 .1 25 .4
3 to 5 days 11 .1 1 .0 10 .3
6 to 9 days 13 .1 7 .1 6 .1
10 to 19 days 7 .1

7 .1
20 to 29 days 5 .0 1 .0 4 .1
All 30 days 6 .0 2 .0 4 .0
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
During the last year (12 months), did you have any school lessons about tobacco use?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 4,283 100.0 2,257 100.0 2,026 100.0
Very often 627 15.0 327 14.8 300 15.3
A few times 1,978 48.1 1,091 50.3 887 45.7
Once 917 20.3 483 20.1 434 20.5
Never 761 16.6 356 14.9 405 18.6
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
Is there a rule against tobacco in your school?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 6,931 100.0 3,752 100.0 3,179 100.0
There is no rule 191 3.0 85 2.4 106 3.6
There is a rule- but it isn't enforced 289 4.0 161 4.1 128 4.0
There is a rule and it is sometimes enforced 1,067 15.1 667 17.7 400 11.8
There is a rule and it is strictly enforced 5,384 77.9 2,839 75.8 2,545 80.6
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
During the past 12 months, have you seen teachers or staff smoke on school property?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 6,942 100.0 3,773 100.0 3,169 100.0
Yes 784 10.5 328 8.2 456 13.5
No 6,158 89.5 3,445 91.8 2,713 86.5
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
How old were you when you first had more than a sip or two of beer, wine, or hard liquor?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 9,024 100.0 4,720 100.0 4,304 100.0
never have 4,823 56.2 2,478 55.9 2,345 56.6
8 or younger 758 7.5 337 6.8 421 8.2
9 274 2.9 139 2.8 135 3.0
10 420 4.4 181 3.5 239 5.4
11 482 5.3 257 5.3 225 5.3
12 814 8.4 470 8.8 344 8.0
13 1,084 11.6 654 13.0 430 10.0
14 359 3.6 200 3.9 159 3.3
15 10 .1 4 .1 6 .1
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
How old were you when you first began drinking alcoholic beverages regularly; i.e., at lest once or twice a month?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 9,042 100.0 4,726 100.0 4,316 100.0
never have 7,609 85.0 3,921 83.8 3,688 86.4
8 or younger 50 .5 18 .4 32 .7
9 57 .4 25 .4 32 .5
10 79 .9 33 .7 46 1.0
11 133 1.5 65 1.5 68 1.5
12 277 2.7 174 3.3 103 2.1
13 577 6.2 343 7.1 234 5.3
14 250 2.5 143 2.8 107 2.2
15 10 .1 4 .1 6 .2
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
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 Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 9,188 100.0 4,793 100.0 4,395 100.0
0 occasions 6,523 72.7 3,302 70.6 3,221 75.1
1-2 occasions 1,659 16.8 943 18.6 716 14.9
3-5 occasions 558 6.0 327 6.9 231 5.0
6-9 occasions 190 2.0 102 1.9 88 2.1
10 or more occasions 258 2.4 119 2.1 139 2.8
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
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 Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 9,158 100.0 4,772 100.0 4,386 100.0
0 days 8,049 89.1 4,151 88.5 3,898 89.8
1 or 2 days 709 7.2 421 8.0 288 6.4
3 to 5 days 215 1.9 119 2.1 96 1.7
6 to 9 days 91 .8 47 .7 44 1.0
10 to 19 days 62 .6 26 .5 36 .8
20 to 29 days 18 .1 4 .1 14 .2
All 30 days 14 .1 4 .1 10 .1
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
During the past 30 days, on how many days did you have at least one drink of alcohol on school property?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 8,920 100.0 4,693 100.0 4,227 100.0
0 days 8,701 97.8 4,569 97.7 4,132 97.9
1 or 2 days 153 1.5 99 1.7 54 1.2
3 to 5 days 29 .3 14 .3 15 .3
6 to 9 days 16 .2 6 .1 10 .2
10 to 19 days 9 .1 3 .0 6 .1
20 to 29 days 8 .1 1 .0 7 .1
All 30 days 4 .0 1 .0 3 .0
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
How old were you when you first tried marijuana or hashish?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 8,981 100.0 4,696 100.0 4,285 100.0
never have 7,440 84.3 3,886 84.5 3,554 84.2
8 or younger 100 1.1 32 .6 68 1.7
9 75 .7 31 .5 44 .9
10 98 .9 38 .7 60 1.2
11 173 1.5 90 1.5 83 1.4
12 342 3.6 188 3.5 154 3.7
13 554 5.8 318 6.4 236 5.1
14 196 2.0 112 2.3 84 1.7
15 3 .0 1 .0 2 .0
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
During the past 30 days, on how many times did you use marijuana?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 8,943 100.0 4,696 100.0 4,247 100.0
0 times 8,041 90.5 4,226 90.7 3,815 90.3
1 or 2 times 406 4.5 219 4.5 187 4.5
3 to 9 times 216 2.1 125 2.4 91 1.8
10 to 19 times 118 1.3 55 1.2 63 1.3
20 to 39 times 68 .7 30 .6 38 .8
40 or more times 94 .9 41 .7 53 1.1
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
During the past 30 days, on how many times did you use marijuana on school property?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 8,476 100.0 4,491 100.0 3,985 100.0
0 times 8,328 98.4 4,417 98.4 3,911 98.4
1 or 2 times 74 .8 41 .8 33 .8
3 to 9 times 40 .4 17 .4 23 .4
10 to 19 times 19 .2 13 .3 6 .1
20 to 39 times 6 .1 1 .0 5 .1
40 or more times 9 .1 2 .1 7 .1
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
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 Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 9,057 100.0 4,745 100.0 4,312 100.0
0 occasions 8,503 94.3 4,408 93.6 4,095 95.0
1-2 occasions 388 4.2 238 4.7 150 3.5
3-5 occasions 88 .8 60 1.0 28 .6
6-9 occasions 37 .4 22 .3 15 .4
10 or more occasions 41 .4 17 .3 24 .5
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
On how many occasions (if any) have you used Ecstasy or MDMA during the past 30 days?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 8,975 100.0 4,705 100.0 4,270 100.0
0 occasions 8,863 98.9 4,646 98.8 4,217 98.9
1-2 occasions 64 .6 39 .8 25 .5
3-5 occasions 16 .2 9 .2 7 .2
6-9 occasions 14 .1 7 .1 7 .1
10 or more occasions 18 .2 4 .1 14 .4
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
(8th grade summary variable): Use of stimulants, cocaine, heroin and/or ecstasy in past 30 days?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 8,929 100.0 4,687 100.0 4,242 100.0
0 Occasions 8,640 97.1 4,525 96.9 4,115 97.3
1 or more Occasions 289 2.9 162 3.1 127 2.7
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
Body weight status as measured by Body Mass Index (BMI): weight to height ratios.

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 8,521 100.0 4,404 100.0 4,117 100.0
Not at risk for overweight 6,533 78.5 3,553 81.8 2,980 74.8
At risk for overweight (85th-95th percentile) 1,199 13.1 580 12.4 619 14.0
Overweight (>= 95th percentile) 789 8.4 271 5.8 518 11.2
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
(Summary variable) Five-a-day measure: In the past 7 days, average servings per day where student reported consuming fruit or vegetables?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 8,168 100.0 4,332 100.0 3,836 100.0
None 40 .3 13 .2 27 .5
< One serving per day 653 7.5 345 7.7 308 7.1
1 to < 3 servings per day 3,130 38.6 1,752 40.0 1,378 36.9
3 to < 5 servings per day 1,993 25.1 1,054 24.8 939 25.4
5 or more servings per day 2,352 28.6 1,168 27.3 1,184 30.0
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
In the past 7 days, on how many days did you eat breakfast?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 8,238 100.0 4,356 100.0 3,882 100.0
0 days 672 8.3 417 9.7 255 6.7
1 day 733 8.7 482 11.1 251 5.8
2-4 days 1,673 20.4 1,076 24.5 597 15.6
5-6 days 1,256 15.1 693 15.9 563 14.1
7 days 3,904 47.6 1,688 38.7 2,216 57.7
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
Vigorous exercise: On how many of the past 7 days did you exercise or participate in physical activity for at least 20 minutes that made you sweat and breathe hard, such as basketball, soccer, running, swimming laps, fast bicycling or fast dancing?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 8,431 100.0 4,437 100.0 3,994 100.0
0 days 528 6.4 285 6.9 243 5.9
1 day 417 4.6 271 6.0 146 3.1
2 days 679 8.1 446 9.9 233 6.1
3 days 925 12.0 608 14.8 317 8.8
4 days 945 10.9 566 12.5 379 9.2
5 days 1,418 16.4 788 17.3 630 15.4
6 days 829 10.1 476 11.1 353 8.8
7 days 2,690 31.5 997 21.6 1,693 42.7
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
Moderate exercise: 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 or pushing a lawn mower?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 8,419 100.0 4,435 100.0 3,984 100.0
0 days 1,323 15.6 630 14.6 693 16.8
1 day 968 11.3 544 12.1 424 10.3
2 days 1,168 13.6 695 15.1 473 11.9
3 days 1,109 13.2 656 14.8 453 11.5
4 days 754 9.2 434 10.0 320 8.3
5 days 803 9.6 431 9.8 372 9.4
6 days 443 5.4 240 5.5 203 5.2
7 days 1,851 22.1 805 18.1 1,046 26.6
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
Have you ever had sexual intercourse?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 8,401 100.0 4,426 100.0 3,975 100.0
Yes 1,232 13.7 537 11.3 695 16.4
No 7,169 86.3 3,889 88.7 3,280 83.6
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
Among those who have ever had sex: Indicator for current sexual activity, defined as sexual behavior during the past three months.

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 1,204 100.0 532 100.0 672 100.0
Currently Abstinent 406 33.0 170 31.9 236 33.8
Currently sexually active 798 67.0 362 68.1 436 66.2
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
During the past 3 months, with how many people did you have sexual intercourse?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 8,305 100.0 4,406 100.0 3,899 100.0
I have never had sexual intercourse 7,101 86.5 3,874 88.8 3,227 83.8
I have had sexual intercourse-
but not during the past 3 months
406 4.5 170 3.6 236 5.5
1 person 417 4.8 217 4.6 200 5.0
2 people 148 1.6 60 1.2 88 2.1
3 people 55 .6 23 .4 32 .8
4 people 44 .5 14 .3 30 .7
5 people 23 .2 10 .2 13 .3
6 or more people 111 1.4 38 .9 73 1.9
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
How old were you when you had sexual intercourse for the first time?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 8,239 100.0 4,355 100.0 3,884 100.0
I have never had sexual intercourse 7,014 86.1 3,820 88.4 3,194 83.3
11 years old or younger 274 3.1 93 2.0 181 4.4
12 years old 256 2.9 100 2.2 156 3.6
13 years old 472 5.2 235 4.8 237 5.7
14 years old 216 2.7 106 2.6 110 2.8
15 years old 7 .1 1 .0 6 .1
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
Among those who have ever had sex: The last time you had sexual intercourse, did you or your partner use a condom?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 1,258 100.0 552 100.0 706 100.0
Yes 879 71.3 385 72.0 494 70.8
No 379 28.7 167 28.0 212 29.2
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
The last time you had sexual intercourse, what one method did you or your partner use to prevent pregnancy?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 4,420 100.0 2,313 100.0 2,107 100.0
I have never had sexual intercourse 3,827 87.5 2,053 89.3 1,774 85.5
No method was used to
prevent pregnancy
77 1.3 37 1.1 40 1.5
Birth control pills 62 1.4 21 .9 41 1.9
Condoms 343 7.4 151 6.6 192 8.4
Depo Provera (birth control shot) 16 .3 13 .5 3 .1
Withdrawal 17 .3 8 .2 9 .3
Some other method 23 .3 7 .2 16 .5
Not sure 55 1.5 23 1.2 32 1.8
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
During the last 12 months, have you ever been taught about AIDS or HIV infection in school?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 4,428 100.0 2,321 100.0 2,107 100.0
Yes 3,473 82.3 1,828 82.0 1,645 82.6
No 632 11.7 323 12.0 309 11.3
Not Sure 323 6.0 170 5.9 153 6.0
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
During the past 12 months, did you ever seriously consider attempting suicide?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 8,922 100.0 4,692 100.0 4,230 100.0
Yes 1,289 14.1 939 19.8 350 7.6
No 7,633 85.9 3,753 80.2 3,880 92.4
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
During the past 12 months, how many many times have you carried a handgun?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 8,934 100.0 4,692 100.0 4,242 100.0
0 times 8,356 94.5 4,574 97.8 3,782 90.8
1 or 2 times 295 3.1 61 1.1 234 5.3
3-5 times 107 .9 29 .4 78 1.4
6-9 times 56 .4 9 .2 47 .7
10-19 times 32 .3 6 .2 26 .4
20-29 times 24 .2 2 .0 22 .4
30-39 times 12 .1 1 .0 11 .3
40+ times 52 .5 10 .3 42 .8
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
During the past 30 days, on how many days did you carry a gun as a weapon on school property?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 8,833 100.0 4,652 100.0 4,181 100.0
0 days 8,768 99.3 4,637 99.8 4,131 98.8
1 day 37 .4 8 .1 29 .7
2 or 3 days 14 .1 2 .0 12 .3
4 or 5 days 6 .0 3 .0 3 .0
6 or more days 8 .1 2 .0 6 .1
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
During the past 30 days, on how many days did you carry a weapon other than a gun (such as a knife or club) on school property?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 8,879 100.0 4,672 100.0 4,207 100.0
0 days 8,298 94.4 4,508 96.9 3,790 91.5
1 day 253 2.7 76 1.7 177 4.0
2 or 3 days 149 1.3 42 .8 107 1.9
4 or 5 days 45 .4 11 .1 34 .7
6 or more days 134 1.1 35 .5 99 1.8
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
In the past 30 days, how many times did a student call you names, swear at you, or say mean things to you?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 3,812 100.0 2,042 100.0 1,770 100.0
0 times 1,014 26.4 625 29.8 389 22.2
1-2 times 1,147 31.2 668 34.8 479 26.9
3-5 times 541 13.5 277 12.7 264 14.4
6-9 times 332 8.7 177 8.4 155 9.0
10-19 times 246 6.2 104 5.0 142 7.6
20 or more times 532 14.1 191 9.3 341 20.0
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
During the past 30 days, how many times did you not go to school because you felt you would be unsafe at school or on your way to or from school?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 8,318 100.0 4,402 100.0 3,916 100.0
0 days 7,867 94.6 4,095 93.3 3,772 96.1
1 day 245 3.0 166 3.8 79 2.0
2 or 3 days 120 1.5 87 1.9 33 .9
4 or 5 days 33 .4 22 .5 11 .3
6 or more days 53 .6 32 .5 21 .7
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
(Summary variable) During the past 12 months, have you ever been harassed at school (or on the way to or from school)?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 8,195 100.0 4,347 100.0 3,848 100.0
Yes, harassed 3,635 43.8 2,067 46.4 1,568 40.8
No, not harassed 4,560 56.2 2,280 53.6 2,280 59.2
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
Have you been harassed? (Type of harassment, mark all that apply.)

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 8,195 100.0 4,347 100.0 3,848 100.0
Harassment about your race or ethnic origin 385 4.9 158 3.6 227 6.3
Unwanted sexual comments or attention 1,173 13.5 953 20.9 220 4.9
Harassment because someone thought
you were gay, lesbian, or bisexual
746 8.5 354 7.8 392 9.3
Harassment about your weight, clothes,
acne, or other physical characteristics
1,596 18.9 881 19.8 715 17.9
Harassment about your group of friends 1,067 12.5 633 13.7 434 11.1
Harassment about other reasons 1,781 22.1 981 22.7 800 21.4
Was not harassed 4,560 56.2 2,280 53.6 2,280 59.2
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
During the past 12 months, how many times has someone threatened you with a weapon on school property?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 8,174 100.0 4,332 100.0 3,842 100.0
0 times 7,778 95.2 4,179 96.4 3,599 93.7
1 time 240 2.9 92 2.2 148 3.7
2 or 3 times 88 1.2 46 1.1 42 1.3
4 or 5 times 21 .3 7 .1 14 .4
6 or 7 times 11 .2 2 .0 9 .3
8 or 9 times 4 .0 3 .0 1 .0
10-11 times 3 .0

3 .1
12 or more times 29 .3 3 .1 26 .5
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
During the past 12 months, how many times has someone injured you with a weapon on school property?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 8,139 100.0 4,311 100.0 3,828 100.0
0 times 7,942 97.8 4,243 98.6 3,699 96.8
1 time 129 1.5 47 .9 82 2.1
2 or 3 times 33 .4 13 .3 20 .5
4 or 5 times 10 .1 4 .1 6 .1
6 or 7 times 2 .0

2 .0
8 or 9 times 3 .0 2 .0 1 .0
10-11 times 4 .1

4 .2
12 or more times 16 .2 2 .1 14 .3
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
During the past 12 months, how many times were you in a physical fight on school property?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 7,907 100.0 4,224 100.0 3,683 100.0
0 times 6,625 85.1 3,864 91.8 2,761 77.2
1 time 676 8.2 205 4.8 471 12.3
2 or 3 times 368 4.1 96 2.3 272 6.3
4 or 5 times 101 1.1 24 .4 77 1.9
6 or 7 times 47 .5 12 .3 35 .8
8 or 9 times 22 .2 8 .2 14 .3
10-11 times 11 .2 2 .1 9 .3
12 or more times 57 .5 13 .2 44 .9
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
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 Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 8,128 100.0 4,306 100.0 3,822 100.0
0 times 7,795 96.4 4,161 96.9 3,634 95.8
1 time 177 1.9 80 1.6 97 2.2
2 or 3 times 94 1.1 44 1.0 50 1.1
4 or 5 times 24 .3 8 .2 16 .3
6 or 7 times 9 .1 5 .1 4 .1
8 or 9 times 5 .1 3 .1 2 .0
10-11 times 2 .0 1 .0 1 .0
12 or more times 22 .2 4 .0 18 .4
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
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 Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 8,109 100.0 4,299 100.0 3,810 100.0
0 times 6,532 80.6 3,590 83.5 2,942 77.2
1 time 878 11.2 414 10.0 464 12.7
2 or 3 times 417 4.9 192 4.3 225 5.6
4 or 5 times 119 1.5 49 1.1 70 1.9
6 or 7 times 41 .5 18 .4 23 .6
8 or 9 times 18 .2 6 .2 12 .2
10-11 times 16 .1 2 .0 14 .3
12 or more times 88 1.0 28 .5 60 1.5
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
How often do you wear a seat belt when riding in a car driven by someone else?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 7,673 100.0 4,046 100.0 3,627 100.0
Never 155 2.1 54 1.4 101 2.8
Rarely 289 3.3 133 2.9 156 3.8
Sometimes 525 6.2 252 5.5 273 7.1
Most of the time 2,012 24.8 1,096 25.9 916 23.5
Always 4,692 63.6 2,511 64.4 2,181 62.8
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
Bicycle helmet use. Among only those who rode a bicycle during the past 12 months: How often did you wear a helmet?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 6,519 100.0 3,219 100.0 3,300 100.0
Always wore a helmet 1,680 27.4 861 28.7 819 26.0
Wore helmet most of the time 1,098 18.0 528 17.8 570 18.3
Sometimes wore a helmet 738 11.3 373 11.4 365 11.2
Rarely wore a helmet 1,005 14.8 488 14.1 517 15.4
Never wore a helmet 1,998 28.5 969 27.9 1,029 29.2
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
When was the last time you saw a doctor or nurse practitioner for a check up or physical exam when you were not sick or injured?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 9,171 100.0 4,772 100.0 4,399 100.0
During the past 12 months 4,543 50.9 2,344 49.8 2,199 52.1
Between 12 and 24 months ago 1,668 18.9 921 20.0 747 17.7
More than 24 months ago 480 4.8 275 5.4 205 4.1
Never 264 2.6 127 2.3 137 2.9
Not Sure 2,216 22.8 1,105 22.5 1,111 23.2
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
When was the last time you saw a dentist or dental hygienist for a check up, exam, teeth cleaning, or other dental work?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 9,146 100.0 4,770 100.0 4,376 100.0
During the past 12 months 6,664 75.3 3,528 76.0 3,136 74.4
Between 12 and 24 months ago 862 9.0 463 9.1 399 8.9
More than 24 months ago 478 4.7 245 4.8 233 4.7
Never 120 1.1 58 1.1 62 1.1
Not Sure 1,022 9.9 476 9.0 546 10.9
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
During the past 12 months, have you had an episode of asthma or an asthma attack?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 8,104 100.0 4,292 100.0 3,812 100.0
Never had asthma 5,098 62.4 2,676 62.3 2,422 62.5
Yes 815 9.8 498 10.5 317 9.0
No 1,711 22.1 816 20.3 895 24.3
Not sure 480 5.7 302 7.0 178 4.2
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional ever told you that you have asthma?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 8,152 100.0 4,303 100.0 3,849 100.0
Yes 1,407 17.2 755 17.1 652 17.4
No 6,284 77.5 3,297 77.5 2,987 77.5
Not sure 461 5.3 251 5.4 210 5.1
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
Are you limited in any way in any activities because of any physical, mental or emotional condition?

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 4,522 100.0 2,360 100.0 2,162 100.0
Yes 606 13.5 360 14.8 246 12.0
No 3,916 86.5 2,000 85.2 1,916 88.0
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.

2004 Oregon Healthy Teens, 8th Grade White Students
Is your condition: physical; learning; emotional; not sure? (Mark all that apply.)

Total Gender
Count % Female Male
Count % Count %
Total 1,056 100.0 556 100.0 500 100.0
Physical 546 51.8 281 48.8 265 55.0
Learning 131 13.4 49 8.9 82 18.2
Emotional 182 15.9 109 17.7 73 13.9
Not sure 370 36.4 202 39.0 168 33.5
Weighted percentages and unweighted counts exclude missing and/or refused answers.