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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

Q9. If you used roller blades or a skateboard during the past 12 months, how often did you wear a helmet?

Weighted Column Percents

TOTAL Grade
6th grade 7th grade 8th grade
TOTAL 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
I do not rollerblade or ride a skateboard 33.8 28.8 34.0 38.6
Never wore a helmet 36.0 30.1 39.3 38.7
Rarely wore a helmet 7.7 8.1 7.1 7.7
Sometimes wore a helmet 5.7 7.4 5.0 4.7
Most of the time wore a helmet 6.4 9.3 5.6 4.4
Always wore a helmet 10.4 16.4 9.0 5.9
Female Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
I do not rollerblade or ride a skateboard 35.0 29.0 35.4 40.3
Never wore a helmet 34.4 29.3 36.6 37.1
Rarely wore a helmet 7.4 7.3 7.2 7.6
Sometimes wore a helmet 6.1 7.8 5.7 4.7
Most of the time wore a helmet 6.8 9.9 6.2 4.5
Always wore a helmet 10.4 16.7 8.9 5.8
Male Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
I do not rollerblade or ride a skateboard 32.7 28.5 32.6 37.0
Never wore a helmet 37.7 30.8 42.0 40.3
Rarely wore a helmet 7.9 8.9 7.1 7.9
Sometimes wore a helmet 5.2 6.9 4.2 4.6
Most of the time wore a helmet 6.1 8.8 5.0 4.4
Always wore a helmet 10.4 16.1 9.1 5.9

Q9. If you used roller blades or a skateboard during the past 12 months, how often did you wear a helmet?
Frequencies

TOTAL Grade
6th grade 7th grade 8th grade
TOTAL 18,419 4,635 5,263 8,521
I do not rollerblade or ride a skateboard 6,388 1,303 1,807 3,278
Never wore a helmet 6,602 1,381 1,951 3,270
Rarely wore a helmet 1,360 372 367 621
Sometimes wore a helmet 976 317 272 387
Most of the time wore a helmet 1,108 431 309 368
Always wore a helmet 1,721 739 486 496
Refused/Unknown 264 92 71 101
Female Total 9,293 2,305 2,681 4,307
I do not rollerblade or ride a skateboard 3,331 663 951 1,717
Never wore a helmet 3,187 672 918 1,597
Rarely wore a helmet 670 165 195 310
Sometimes wore a helmet 522 166 153 203
Most of the time wore a helmet 600 233 178 189
Always wore a helmet 874 373 252 249
Refused/Unknown 109 33 34 42
Male Total 9,126 2,330 2,582 4,214
I do not rollerblade or ride a skateboard 3,057 640 856 1,561
Never wore a helmet 3,415 709 1,033 1,673
Rarely wore a helmet 690 207 172 311
Sometimes wore a helmet 454 151 119 184
Most of the time wore a helmet 508 198 131 179
Always wore a helmet 847 366 234 247
Refused/Unknown 155 59 37 59