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1999 YRBS High School Survey

Oregon Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)
1999 High School

Weighted Column Percents | Counts

Q92 Which of the following are you trying to do about your weight?

Weighted Column Percents

TOTAL Grade
9th 10th 11th 12th
TOTAL 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Lose weight 47.2 48.0 47.2 47.6 45.7
Gain weight 13.1 11.1 13.4 14.6 13.4
Stay the same weight 20.8 22.1 20.6 19.6 20.8
I am not trying to do anything about my weight 18.9 18.7 18.8 18.3 20.1
Female Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Lose weight 64.4 62.5 64.0 66.8 64.6
Gain weight 3.2 3.3 3.8 3.1 2.3
Stay the same weight 19.1 20.1 18.4 18.0 19.7
I am not trying to do anything about my weight 13.4 14.1 13.8 12.2 13.4
Male Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Lose weight 27.3 30.1 28.5 25.2 24.8
Gain weight 24.5 20.8 24.0 27.9 25.7
Stay the same weight 22.9 24.6 23.1 21.5 22.0
I am not trying to do anything about my weight 25.3 24.5 24.4 25.4 27.5


Q92 Which of the following are you trying to do about your weight?

Counts

TOTAL Grade
9th 10th 11th 12th
TOTAL 22,913 7,002 6,070 6,380 3,461
Lose weight 9,510 2,952 2,524 2,649 1,385
Gain weight 2,636 685 715 821 415
Stay the same weight 4,138 1,327 1,095 1,091 625
I am not trying to do anything about my weight 3,748 1,122 1,000 1,028 598
Refused/Unknown 2,881 916 736 791 438
Female Total 11,597 3,632 3,016 3,218 1,731
Lose weight 6,969 2,127 1,818 1,992 1,032
Gain weight 348 118 95 93 42
Stay the same weight 1,976 640 506 527 303
I am not trying to do anything about my weight 1,393 449 362 371 211
Refused/Unknown 911 298 235 235 143
Male Total 11,316 3,370 3,054 3,162 1,730
Lose weight 2,541 825 706 657 353
Gain weight 2,288 567 620 728 373
Stay the same weight 2,162 687 589 564 322
I am not trying to do anything about my weight 2,355 673 638 657 387
Refused/Unknown 1,970 618 501 556 295