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1997 YRBS Middle School Survey Data

Oregon Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)

1997 Middle School YRBS Questions


Question 42.

Is it safe to have unprotected sex (no condom used) with a person who has tested negative for HIV?

Unweighted Column Percents/ Unweighted Frequencies
                 Unweighted Column Percents
 __________________________________________________________
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                                      6th     7th     8th
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 Total
 Yes, it is safe                       13.8    12.7    13.6
 No, not safe                          74.1    77.6    79.3
 Not sure about safety                 12.1     9.7     7.1
 Female
  Total
  Yes, it is safe                      11.8     9.2     9.7
  No, not safe                         79.6    82.6    84.4
  Not sure about safety                 8.7     8.3     5.9
 Male
  Total
  Yes, it is safe                      16.1    16.3    17.4
  No, not safe                         68.1    72.5    74.3
  Not sure about safety                15.8    11.2     8.3
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                         Total N =
                           9,667
 
                   Unweighted Frequencies
 __________________________________________________________
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                                      6th     7th     8th
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 Total
 Yes, it is safe                        221     462     608
 No, not safe                         1,182   2,823   3,544
 Not sure about safety                  193     353     318
 Female
  Total
  Yes, it is safe                        96     165     215
  No, not safe                          650   1,487   1,877
  Not sure about safety                  71     149     131
 Male
  Total
  Yes, it is safe                       124     296     390
  No, not safe                          525   1,318   1,661
  Not sure about safety                 122     204     186
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                         Total N =
                           9,667
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