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1997 YRBS Middle School Survey Data

Oregon Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)

1997 Middle School YRBS Questions


Question 43.

Can a person get AIDS/HIV infection from being bitten by mosquitoes or other insects?

Unweighted Column Percents/ Unweighted Frequencies
                 Unweighted Column Percents
 __________________________________________________________
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                                      6th     7th     8th
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 Total
 Yes                                   19.4    20.8    16.0
 No                                    37.5    42.7    56.2
 Not Sure                              43.1    36.5    27.7
 Female
  Total
  Yes                                  16.2    18.2    13.0
  No                                   38.7    42.2    57.0
  Not Sure                             45.1    39.7    30.0
 Male
  Total
  Yes                                  23.0    23.5    19.0
  No                                   35.9    43.2    55.5
  Not Sure                             41.1    33.3    25.5
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                         Total N =
                           9,686
 
                   Unweighted Frequencies
 __________________________________________________________
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                                      6th     7th     8th
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 Total
 Yes                                    311     761     717
 No                                     599   1,558   2,516
 Not Sure                               689   1,333   1,240
 Female
  Total
  Yes                                   133     329     289
  No                                    318     764   1,268
  Not Sure                              371     719     667
 Male
  Total
  Yes                                   177     428     425
  No                                    276     787   1,242
  Not Sure                              316     606     571
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                         Total N =
                           9,686
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