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APPENDIX B
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APPENDIX B: SYNOPSIS OF YRBS RESULTS, 1991 THRU 1999
[NOTE: YRBS results from 1991-1993 are not necessarily comparable with later years because of differences in sampling methods and editing.]

CHEWING TOBACCO AND ALCOHOL USE

1991 1993 1995 1997 1999
% % % % %
SMOKELESS TOBACCO USE
OREGON*
Used chewing tobacco or snuff, past 30 days 17 15 14 12 8
Used chewing tobacco or snuff on school property, past 30 days na 10 8 7 4
U.S. DATA**
Used chewing tobacco or snuff on school property, past 30 days na na 6 5 4
Used chewing tobacco or snuff on school property, past 30 days na na 6 5 4
ALCOHOL USE
OREGON*
Had at least one drink of alcohol, other than a few sips, prior to age 13 37 36 33 29 28
Had at least one drink of alcohol, ever 79 76 75 75 76
Current use--Had at least one drink of alcohol, past 30 days 46 42 47 46 44
Binge drinking, past 30 days 31 26 31 31 30
Drank alcohol on school property, past 30 days na 7 6 6 4
U.S. DATA**
Had at least one drink of alcohol, other than a few sips, prior to age 13 33 33 32 31 32
Had at least one drink of alcohol, ever na 81 80 79 81
Current use--Had at least one drink of alcohol, past 30 days 51 48 52 51 50
Binge drinking, past 30 days 31 30 33 33 32
Drank alcohol on school property, past 30 days na 5 6 6 5

* Oregon data is unweighted % for years 1991 and 1993 and weighted % for years 1995, 1997, and 1999
**CDC data is weighted for all years
Binge drinking is defined as 5 or more drinks within a couple of hours on 1 or more days during the 30 days preceding the survey