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1999 YRBS Middle School Survey Data

Oregon Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)

1999 Middle School YRBS Questions


Weighted Column Percents | Frequencies

Q7. How often do you wear a seat belt when riding in a car driven by someone else?

Weighted Column Percents

TOTAL Grade
6th grade 7th grade 8th grade
TOTAL 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Never 1.3 .8 1.6 1.6
Rarely 3.6 3.0 3.8 3.9
Sometimes 9.1 8.5 9.7 9.1
Most of the Time 31.8 28.3 33.9 33.2
Always 54.2 59.3 51.1 52.2
Female Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Never .8 .6 1.0 .7
Rarely 2.6 2.2 2.4 3.2
Sometimes 8.0 7.5 8.8 7.8
Most of the Time 31.4 26.8 33.4 33.9
Always 57.2 62.9 54.4 54.4
Male Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Never 1.8 1.0 2.1 2.4
Rarely 4.6 3.9 5.2 4.6
Sometimes 10.2 9.5 10.6 10.5
Most of the Time 32.2 29.8 34.4 32.5
Always 51.1 55.8 47.6 50.0

Q7. How often do you wear a seat belt when riding in a car driven by someone else?
Frequencies

TOTAL Grade
6th grade 7th grade 8th grade
TOTAL 18,419 4,635 5,263 8,521
Never 224 34 67 123
Rarely 674 140 192 342
Sometimes 1,707 381 535 791
Most of the Time 5,939 1,302 1,786 2,851
Always 9,729 2,724 2,638 4,367
Refused/Unknown 146 54 45 47
Female Total 9,293 2,305 2,681 4,307
Never 61 11 21 29
Rarely 251 52 61 138
Sometimes 744 159 237 348
Most of the Time 3,001 619 923 1,459
Always 5,172 1,441 1,418 2,313
Refused/Unknown 64 23 21 20
Male Total 9,126 2,330 2,582 4,214
Never 163 23 46 94
Rarely 423 88 131 204
Sometimes 963 222 298 443
Most of the Time 2,938 683 863 1,392
Always 4,557 1,283 1,220 2,054
Refused/Unknown 82 31 24 27