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2009 Results for 9th Through 12th Grade
Injury and Violence

Question
Area

YRBS
Question

2009 Total Percentage

Detailed Information

Trend Information

Injury

Percentage of students who never or rarely wore a seat belt when riding in a car driven by someone else.

17%

Detailed Data Table

North Dakota YRBS
Trends 1995-2009

 

Percentage of students who never or rarely wear a seat belt when driving a car.

15.7%

Detailed Data Table

Not Available

 

Percentage of students who rode one or more times during the past 30 days in a car or other vehicle driven by someone who had been drinking alcohol. 

28.3%

Detailed Data Table

North Dakota YRBS
Trends 1995-2009

 

Percentage of students who drove a car or other vehicle one or more times during the past 30 days when they had been drinking alcohol. 

15.2%

Detailed Data Table

North Dakota YRBS
Trends 1995-2009

 

Percentage of students who drove a car or other vehicle while texting or talking on a cell phone on one or more of the past 30 days.

66.9%

Detailed Data Table

Not Available

School Violence

Percentage of students who carried a weapon such as a gun, knife, or club on school property on one or more of the past 30 days.

5.4%

Detailed Data Table

North Dakota YRBS
Trends 1995-2009

 

Percentage of students who were in a physical fight on school property one or more times during the past 12 months.

7.4%

Detailed Data Table

North Dakota YRBS
Trends 1995-2009

 

Percentage of students who were in a physical fight off school property one or more times during the past 12 months.

18.8%

Detailed Data Table

Not Available

 

Percentage of students who fought with a friend or someone they know the last time they were in a physical fight, on or off school grounds.

16.9%

Detailed Data Table

Not Available

 

Percentage of students who had ever been bullied on school property during the past 12 months. 

21.1%

Detailed Data Table

Not Available

 

Percentage of students who have ever bullied someone else away from school property during the past 12 months.

18%

Detailed Data Table

Not Available

 

Percentage of students who have ever been electronically bullied, such as through e-mail, chat rooms, instant messaging, web sites, or text messaging during the past 12 months.

14.3%

Detailed Data Table

Not Available

Suicide

Percentage of students who felt so sad or hopeless almost every day for two weeks or more in a row that they stopped doing some usual activities during the past 12 months.

22.9%

Detailed Data Table

North Dakota YRBS
Trends 1995-2009

 

Percentage of students who seriously considered attempting suicide during the past 12 months. 

12.4%

Detailed Data Table

North Dakota YRBS
Trends 1995-2009

 

Percentage of students who made a plan about how they would attempt suicide during the past 12 months. 

10.5%

Detailed Data Table

North Dakota YRBS
Trends 1995-2009

 

Percentage of students who actually attempted suicide one or more times during the past 12 months.

5.7%

Detailed Data Table

North Dakota YRBS
Trends 1995-2009

 

Percentage of students who made a suicide attempt during the past 12 months that resulted in an injury, poisoning, or overdose that had to be treated by a doctor or nurse.

2.3%

Detailed Data Table

Not Available

 

Percentage of students who have one or more adults in their life they can trust to talk to if they have a personal problem.

85.2%

Detailed Data Table

Not Available

Violence

Percentage of students who were ever hit, slapped, or physically hurt on purpose by their boyfriend or girlfriend during the past 12 months. 

8.5%

Detailed Data Table

North Dakota YRBS
Trends 1995-2009

 

Percentage of students who have ever been physically forced to have sexual intercourse when they did not want to.

6.5%

Detailed Data Table

North Dakota YRBS
Trends 1995-2009

 

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