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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

Q74. During the past 30 days, did you exercise to lose weight or to keep from gaining weight?

Weighted Column Percents

TOTAL Grade
6th grade 7th grade 8th grade
TOTAL 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Yes 58.9 57.6 57.5 61.6
No 41.1 42.4 42.5 38.4
Female Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Yes 65.7 59.9 64.6 72.2
No 34.3 40.1 35.4 27.8
Male Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Yes 52.1 55.2 50.3 50.7
No 47.9 44.8 49.7 49.3

Q74. During the past 30 days, did you exercise to lose weight or to keep from gaining weight?
Frequencies

TOTAL Grade
6th grade 7th grade 8th grade
TOTAL 18,419 4,635 5,263 8,521
Yes 10,582 2,542 2,955 5,085
No 7,050 1,825 2,073 3,152
Refused/Unknown 787 268 235 284
Female Total 9,293 2,305 2,681 4,307
Yes 6,065 1,328 1,692 3,045
No 2,893 865 877 1,151
Refused/Unknown 335 112 112 111
Male Total 9,126 2,330 2,582 4,214
Yes 4,517 1,214 1,263 2,040
No 4,157 960 1,196 2,001
Refused/Unknown 452 156 123 173