TABLE 1

Characteristics of the Study Population of Boys, by Race and/or Ethnicity, YRBS 2017–2019

All, Weighted % (95% CI)NH White, Weighted % (95% CI)NH Black/AA, Weighted % (95% CI)Hispanic, Weighted (95% CI)P
Age, y.04a
 <1761.5 (60.1–62.8)60.1 (58.6–61.7)63.5 (60.3–66.8)63.2 (60.6–65.8)
 17+38.5 (37.2–39.9)39.9 (38.3–41.4)36.5 (33.2–39.7)36.8 (34.2–39.4)
Missed school in the past 30 d because felt unsafe
 0 times93.3 (92.5–94.1)95.5 (94.7–96.2)89.8 (87.2–92.5)90.3 (88.9–91.8)<.0001a
 1+ times6.7 (5.9–7.5)4.5 (3.8–5.3)10.2 (7.5–12.8)9.7 (8.2–11.1)<.0001a
 2+ times3.5 (3.0–3.9)2.3 (1.8–2.7)6.3 (4.4–8.1)4.6 (3.7–5.6)<.0001a
Was threatened and/or injured at school in past 12 mo
 0 times92.3 (91.6–92.9)92.9 (92.2–93.7)89.8 (88.0–91.7)92.2 (91.0–93.4).002a
 1+ times7.7 (7.1–8.4)7.1 (6.3–7.8)10.2 (8.3–12.0)7.8 (6.6–9.0).002a
 2+ times4.5 (4.0–4.9)3.8 (3.2–4.4)6.7 (5.1–8.3)4.6 (3.7–5.6).0003a
In physical fight in the past 12 mo
 0 times88.6 (87.6–89.5)89.9 (88.8–90.9)82.3 (79.6–85.1)89.1 (87.4–90.8)<.0001a
 1+ times11.4 (10.5–12.4)10.1 (9.1–11.2)17.7 (14.9–20.4)10.9 (9.2–12.6)<.0001a
 2+ times4.3 (3.7–4.9)3.5 (2.8–4.1)6.9 (5.2–8.6)4.8 (3.5–6.1)<.0001a
Weapon carrying at school in the past 30 d
 Any school4.6 (3.9–5.4)4.7 (3.6–5.8)5.4 (3.7–7.1)4.1 (3.4–4.9).39
In schools where student reported missing school in the past 30 d because they felt unsafe
 0 times3.8 (3.1–4.6)4.2 (3.1–5.3)3.5 (2.0–4.9)3.1 (2.4–3.9).21
 1+ times13.6 (9.7–17.6)11.9 (6.4–17.4)18.8 (8.7–28.8)12.8 (7.4–18.2).33
 2+ times20.3 (14.4–26.3)16.7 (7.6–25.8)22.1 (8.9–35.2)23.1 (13.7–32.5).59
In schools where student reported being threatened and/or injured in the past 12 mo
 0 times3.4 (2.7–4.2)4.0 (3.0–5.1)2.9 (1.7–4.1)2.4 (1.7–3.1).01a
 1+ times19.2 (15.5–22.8)13.2 (8.7–17.7)28.7 (18.8–38.5)24.5 (17.6–31.4).001a
 2+ times23.6 (18.2–28.9)15.8 (9.1–22.5)34.1 (22.5–45.7)29.4 (20.0–38.8).005a
In schools where student reported being in a physical fight in the past 12 mo
 0 times3.2 (2.6–3.9)3.8 (2.7–4.8)2.6 (1.5–3.7)2.4 (1.7–3.1).04a
 1+ times14.2 (11.7–16.7)12.6 (9.4–15.7)15.3 (9.2–21.4)16.6 (11.5–21.8).40
 2+ times25.9 (20.0–31.8)22.0 (13.3–30.8)30.4 (17.6–43.3)28.7 (17.6–39.9).48
  • a Values indicate P values < .05.