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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

Q70. What do you consider to be the one most reliable or accurate source from where you have gotten your information about AIDS/HIV infection?

Weighted Column Percents

TOTAL Grade
6th grade 7th grade 8th grade
TOTAL 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
From classroom instruction 41.2 31.5 46.5 46.3
From a teacher or school counselor 14.7 14.6 14.3 15.1
From parents or other adults in my family 18.3 24.4 17.0 13.1
From friends 2.3 2.4 2.1 2.3
From brochures available at schools or school health centers 3.1 2.7 2.9 3.8
From TV or radio 9.9 11.9 7.5 9.9
Other sources not mentioned above 10.6 12.5 9.7 9.5
Female Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
From classroom instruction 39.3 29.8 44.3 44.4
From a teacher or school counselor 14.9 14.3 14.8 15.5
From parents or other adults in my family 21.2 27.5 20.7 15.4
From friends 2.6 2.9 2.0 2.8
From brochures available at schools or school health centers 3.5 2.9 3.2 4.3
From TV or radio 8.3 10.7 6.2 7.8
Other sources not mentioned above 10.2 12.0 8.8 9.8
Male Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
From classroom instruction 43.1 33.2 48.7 48.3
From a teacher or school counselor 14.4 14.8 13.7 14.7
From parents or other adults in my family 15.3 21.4 13.5 10.7
From friends 2.0 2.0 2.3 1.9
From brochures available at schools or school health centers 2.8 2.5 2.7 3.2
From TV or radio 11.4 13.1 8.7 12.0
Other sources not mentioned above 10.9 13.0 10.5 9.2

Q70. What do you consider to be the one most reliable or accurate source from where you have gotten your information about AIDS/HIV infection?
Frequencies

TOTAL Grade
6th grade 7th grade 8th grade
TOTAL 18,419 4,635 5,263 8,521
From classroom instruction 6,903 1,325 1,975 3,603
From a teacher or school counselor 2,403 621 662 1,120
From parents or other adults in my family 2,728 1,062 714 952
From friends 375 107 100 168
From brochures available at schools or school health centers 521 117 129 275
From TV or radio 1,593 538 338 717
Other sources not mentioned above 1,621 523 409 689
Refused/Unknown 2,275 342 936 997
Female Total 9,293 2,305 2,681 4,307
From classroom instruction 3,363 636 969 1,758
From a teacher or school counselor 1,217 292 342 583
From parents or other adults in my family 1,588 595 431 562
From friends 207 61 48 98
From brochures available at schools or school health centers 290 62 72 156
From TV or radio 675 243 136 296
Other sources not mentioned above 804 255 187 362
Refused/Unknown 1,149 161 496 492
Male Total 9,126 2,330 2,582 4,214
From classroom instruction 3,540 689 1,006 1,845
From a teacher or school counselor 1,186 329 320 537
From parents or other adults in my family 1,140 467 283 390
From friends 168 46 52 70
From brochures available at schools or school health centers 231 55 57 119
From TV or radio 918 295 202 421
Other sources not mentioned above 817 268 222 327
Refused/Unknown 1,126 181 440 505