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1999 YRBS High School Survey

Oregon Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)
1999 High School

Weighted Column Percents | Counts

Q7. When you rode a bicycle during the past 12 months, how often did you wear a helmet?

Weighted Column Percents

TOTAL Grade
9th 10th 11th 12th
TOTAL 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
I did not ride a bicycle during the past 12 months 30.7 22.4 27.6 35.5 40.1
Never wore a helmet 36.5 30.5 35.9 39.6 41.8
Rarely wore a helmet 8.0 10.1 9.5 6.6 4.9
Sometimes wore a helmet 5.9 8.2 6.6 4.7 3.3
Most of the time wore a helmet 7.2 10.7 8.2 5.0 4.0
Always wore a helmet 11.6 18.0 12.3 8.5 5.9
Female Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
I did not ride a bicycle during the past 12 months 38.1 30.2 36.0 41.2 47.9
Never wore a helmet 29.8 24.7 28.8 32.9 34.5
Rarely wore a helmet 7.4 8.9 8.7 6.5 4.9
Sometimes wore a helmet 5.8 8.0 6.1 4.8 3.5
Most of the time wore a helmet 7.4 11.3 8.0 5.4 3.7
Always wore a helmet 11.5 16.9 12.5 9.3 5.6
Male Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
I did not ride a bicycle during the past 12 months 23.1 13.8 19.2 29.7 32.4
Never wore a helmet 43.5 36.9 43.0 46.6 49.1
Rarely wore a helmet 8.6 11.5 10.3 6.7 4.9
Sometimes wore a helmet 6.0 8.4 7.1 4.7 3.1
Most of the time wore a helmet 7.0 10.1 8.4 4.6 4.2
Always wore a helmet 11.7 19.3 12.0 7.6 6.3


Q7. When you rode a bicycle during the past 12 months, how often did you wear a helmet?

Counts

TOTAL Grade
9th 10th 11th 12th
TOTAL 22,913 7,002 6,070 6,380 3,461
I did not ride a bicycle during the past 12 months 6,800 1,530 1,646 2,217 1,407
Never wore a helmet 8,416 2,180 2,241 2,545 1,450
Rarely wore a helmet 1,830 734 522 422 152
Sometimes wore a helmet 1,385 568 410 300 107
Most of the time wore a helmet 1,750 789 499 329 133
Always wore a helmet 2,624 1,163 722 541 198
Refused/Unknown 108 38 30 26 14
Female Total 11,597 3,632 3,016 3,218 1,731
I did not ride a bicycle during the past 12 months 4,241 1,063 1,039 1,302 837
Never wore a helmet 3,528 947 908 1,063 610
Rarely wore a helmet 861 332 245 214 70
Sometimes wore a helmet 699 290 198 154 57
Most of the time wore a helmet 905 419 244 178 64
Always wore a helmet 1,321 566 372 295 88
Refused/Unknown 42 15 10 12 5
Male Total 11,316 3,370 3,054 3,162 1,730
I did not ride a bicycle during the past 12 months 2,559 467 607 915 570
Never wore a helmet 4,888 1,233 1,333 1,482 840
Rarely wore a helmet 969 402 277 208 82
Sometimes wore a helmet 686 278 212 146 50
Most of the time wore a helmet 845 370 255 151 69
Always wore a helmet 1,303 597 350 246 110
Refused/Unknown 66 23 20 14 9