TABLE 1

Characteristics of 10th-Grade Students in the United States Who Saw a Doctor in the Past Year (NEXT Generation Health Study Survey, 2010)

SampleNStudents Who Saw a Doctor in Past YearSignificance, χ2
%N
Total2519822066
Male gender113281917
Female gender1387831151NS
White109284917
Hispanic80275602
African American45685388
Other16181130NS
Single parenta
 Yes35085298
 No1597821310NS
Highest parent educationa
 >High school20569141
 High school44079348
 Some college72883604
 College+52586452NS
Drinking in past 30 d, times
 01733811405
 1–556386462
 6+20286163P = .03
Binge drinking in past 30 d, times
 01923821566
 1–546886392
 6+878370NS
Drunk in past 30 d, times
 02059831672
 1–533682275
 6+1078685NS
Smoking in past 30 d, times
 02145831739
 1–518689158
 6+16878133NS
Marijuana use in past year, times
 01912831563
 1–529781236
 6+27784226NS
Other drug use in past year, times
 02265821829
 1–516183133
 6+999081NS
Physical activity: How often do you exercise?
 Infrequently (≤1 time per month)28369207
 1 time per week29974232
 2–3 times per week71786584
 4 or more times per week1223851019P = .001
  • NS, not significant.

  • a Not all respondents answered these questions.