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1999 Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) Summary Report

Please Note: This report is available only on the web. Please browse the table of contents--most sections are now available. Parts of the report are not yet published to the web, but new sections are added as they are completed.

Additional newsletters and reports which include special analyses on selected topics from the YRBS data are available under Youth Survey Publications.
 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
INTRODUCTION
About this Report
Why Oregon Conducted the YRBS
METHODOLOGY
VEHICLE SAFETY
Seatbelt Use
Bicycle Helmet Use
Drinking and Driving
WEAPON CARRYING AND FIGHTING
Weapon Carrying
Physical Fighting
OTHER INJURY-RELATED ISSUES
Harassment
Physical Abuse
Sexual Abuse
Depression and Suicide
TOBACCO USE
Cigarette Smoking
Smokeless Tobacco Use
Access to Cigarettes
Smoking on School Property
Smoking Attitudes and Exposure
MARIJUANA, COCAINE, AND OTHER ILLEGAL DRUG USE
Marijuana Use
Cocaine Use
Other Illegal Drug Use
SEXUAL ACTIVITY, PREGNANCY AND STD RISKS
Sexual Activity
Pregnancy
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
EATING BEHAVIORS, NUTRITION, AND EXERCISE
Body Mass Index (BMI) and Body Image
Eating Behaviors
Nutrition
Exercise and Other Activities
ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE

APPENDIX A: FREQUENCIES FROM THE 1999 OREGON YRBS

APPENDIX B: Synopsis of YRBS Results, 1991-1999
Vehicle Safety
Weapon Carrying and Fighting
Other Injury-Related Issues
Cigarette Use and Purchase
Chewing Tobacco and Alcohol Use
Other Drug Use
Sex Knowledge and Behavior
Eating Behaviors and Exercise

APPENDIX C: COMPARISON GRAPHS: OREGON YRBS RESULTS BY ENROLLMENT SIZE OF SCHOOLS, 1999

APPENDIX D: COMPARISON GRAPHS: OREGON YRBS RESULTS FOR SCHOOLS PARTICIPATING IN BOTH 1997 AND 1999