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1997 YRBS High School Survey

Oregon Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)
1997 High School


       
            Q91. During the past 30 days, did you diet
          to lose weight or to keep from gaining weight?
                     Weighted Column Percents
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                           Total               Grade
                                  -------------------------------
                                    9th    10th    11th    12th
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 Yes                         27.5    27.8    27.4    27.3    27.6
 No                          72.5    72.2    72.6    72.7    72.4
 Female
   Yes                       40.1    39.7    41.5    39.0    40.2
   No                        59.9    60.3    58.5    61.0    59.8
 Male
   Yes                       14.3    15.1    13.2    14.7    14.4
   No                        85.7    84.9    86.8    85.3    85.6
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                            Total N =
                              30,990
 
            Q91. During the past 30 days, did you diet
          to lose weight or to keep from gaining weight?
                      Unweighted Frequencies
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                           Total               Grade
                                  -------------------------------
                                    9th    10th    11th    12th
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 Yes                        8,799   2,649   2,427   2,022   1,701
 No                        22,191   6,510   6,102   5,175   4,404
 Female
   Yes                      6,518   1,942   1,820   1,485   1,271
   No                       9,411   2,781   2,503   2,263   1,864
 Male
   Yes                      2,281     707     607     537     430
   No                      12,780   3,729   3,599   2,912   2,540
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                            Total N =
                              30,990
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