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1999 YRBS High School Survey

Oregon Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)
1999 High School

Weighted Column Percents | Counts

Q91 How do you describe your weight?

Weighted Column Percents

TOTAL Grade
9th 10th 11th 12th
TOTAL 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Very underweight 1.3 1.7 1.3 1.2 1.0
Slightly underweight 14.2 13.8 14.7 14.0 14.2
About the right weight 54.3 55.7 53.6 53.7 54.3
Slightly overweight 26.7 25.4 26.9 27.6 27.0
Very overweight 3.5 3.4 3.4 3.6 3.5
Female Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Very underweight .9 1.3 .7 .8 .6
Slightly underweight 10.5 11.5 11.7 9.6 8.9
About the right weight 49.7 51.6 48.7 48.4 49.9
Slightly overweight 34.0 31.0 33.9 36.4 35.4
Very overweight 4.9 4.6 5.1 4.7 5.2
Male Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Very underweight 1.8 2.3 2.0 1.5 1.5
Slightly underweight 17.9 16.3 17.8 18.6 19.5
About the right weight 59.2 60.2 58.6 59.1 58.6
Slightly overweight 19.0 19.1 19.8 18.4 18.6
Very overweight 2.0 2.2 1.8 2.3 1.8


Q91 How do you describe your weight?

Counts

TOTAL Grade
9th 10th 11th 12th
TOTAL 22,913 7,002 6,070 6,380 3,461
Very underweight 312 122 77 74 39
Slightly underweight 3,108 926 839 872 471
About the right weight 12,142 3,733 3,240 3,351 1,818
Slightly overweight 6,093 1,800 1,598 1,758 937
Very overweight 809 245 217 217 130
Refused/Unknown 449 176 99 108 66
Female Total 11,597 3,632 3,016 3,218 1,731
Very underweight 109 48 23 27 11
Slightly underweight 1,157 397 318 291 151
About the right weight 5,599 1,785 1,459 1,537 818
Slightly overweight 3,965 1,158 1,013 1,172 622
Very overweight 582 172 162 147 101
Refused/Unknown 185 72 41 44 28
Male Total 11,316 3,370 3,054 3,162 1,730
Very underweight 203 74 54 47 28
Slightly underweight 1,951 529 521 581 320
About the right weight 6,543 1,948 1,781 1,814 1,000
Slightly overweight 2,128 642 585 586 315
Very overweight 227 73 55 70 29
Refused/Unknown 264 104 58 64 38