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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

Q78. During the past 30 days, did you vomit or take laxatives 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 2.8 1.6 3.3 3.4
No 97.2 98.4 96.7 96.6
Female Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Yes 4.2 1.9 4.7 5.7
No 95.8 98.1 95.3 94.3
Male Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Yes 1.3 1.3 1.7 1.0
No 98.7 98.7 98.3 99.0

Q78. During the past 30 days, did you vomit or take laxatives 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 538 76 168 294
No 17,298 4,357 4,926 8,015
Refused/Unknown 583 202 169 212
Female Total 9,293 2,305 2,681 4,307
Yes 426 46 132 248
No 8,627 2,184 2,472 3,971
Refused/Unknown 240 75 77 88
Male Total 9,126 2,330 2,582 4,214
Yes 112 30 36 46
No 8,671 2,173 2,454 4,044
Refused/Unknown 343 127 92 124