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1997 YRBS Middle School Survey Data

Oregon Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)

1997 Middle School YRBS Questions


Question 11.

During the past 30 days, how many days did you not go to school because you felt you would be unsafe at school or on your way to or from school?

Unweighted Column Percents/ Unweighted Frequencies
                 Unweighted Column Percents
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                                      6th     7th     8th
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 Total
 0 days                                92.1    93.4    94.3
 1 day                                  3.9     3.2     2.3
 2 or 3 days                            1.6     2.0     1.9
 4 or 5 days                             .8      .4      .4
 6 or more days                         1.6     1.1     1.2
 Female
  Total
  0 days                               91.0    93.1    94.1
  1 day                                 4.8     3.6     2.3
  2 or 3 days                           1.6     2.0     2.5
  4 or 5 days                           1.0      .4      .3
  6 or more days                        1.7      .9      .9
 Male
  Total
  0 days                               93.3    93.7    94.5
  1 day                                 3.0     2.7     2.3
  2 or 3 days                           1.5     2.0     1.2
  4 or 5 days                            .6      .3      .4
  6 or more days                        1.5     1.3     1.5
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                         Total N =
                           9,716
 
                   Unweighted Frequencies
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                                      6th     7th     8th
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 Total
 0 days                               1,477   3,421   4,230
 1 day                                   62     117     102
 2 or 3 days                             25      73      83
 4 or 5 days                             13      13      17
 6 or more days                          26      40      53
 Female
  Total
  0 days                                746   1,690   2,096
  1 day                                  39      66      51
  2 or 3 days                            13      36      55
  4 or 5 days                             8       8       7
  6 or more days                         14      16      19
 Male
  Total
  0 days                                724   1,714   2,124
  1 day                                  23      50      51
  2 or 3 days                            12      36      28
  4 or 5 days                             5       5      10
  6 or more days                         12      24      34
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                         Total N =
                           9,716
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