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2011 Results for 7th Through 8th Grade
Dietary Behaviors

Question
Area

YRBS
Question

2011 Total Percentage

Detailed Information

Trend Information

Dietary Intake

Percentage of students who drank three or more glasses of milk per day during the past seven days.

36.9%

Detailed Data Table

North Dakota YRBS
Trends 1995-2011

 

Percentage of students who ate breakfast on seven of the past seven days.

 48.3%

Detailed Data Table

North Dakota YRBS
Trends 1995-2011

 

Percentage of students who ate fruit one or more times during the past seven days.

93.8%

Detailed Data Table

North Dakota YRBS
Trends 1995-2011

 

Percentage of students who ate vegetables one or more times during the past seven days.

91.3%

Detailed Data Table

North Dakota YRBS
Trends 1995-2011

 

Percentage of students who ate a meal with their family on three or more of the past seven days.

81.6%

Detailed Data Table

North Dakota YRBS
Trends 1995-2011

 

Percentage of students who most of the time or always went hungry during the past 30 days because there was not enough food in their home.

2.6%

Detailed Data Table

North Dakota YRBS
Trends 1995-2011

Weight

Percentage of students who described themselves as slightly or very overweight.

27.1%

Detailed Data Table

North Dakota YRBS
Trends 1995-2011

 

Percentage of students who were trying to lose weight.

45.2%

Detailed Data Table

North Dakota YRBS
Trends 1995-2011

 

Percentage of students who had ever taken diet pills, powders, or liquids without a doctor’s advice to lose weight or to keep from gaining weight.

3.1%

Detailed Data Table

North Dakota YRBS
Trends 1995-2011

 

Percentage of students who had ever eaten less food, fewer calories, or foods low in fat to lose weight or to keep from gaining weight.

43.3%

Detailed Data Table

North Dakota YRBS
Trends 1995-2011

 

Percentage of students who had ever vomited or taken laxatives to lose weight or to keep from gaining weight.

4.3%

Detailed Data Table

North Dakota YRBS
Trends 1995-2011

 

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