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TABLE 1

Risk Behaviors and Emotional Distress Reported by Ninth- and 11th-Grade Students in a Minnesota Student Survey Sample

ReportedAI/AN LGBTQ (n = 149 Ninth- and 11th-Graders)Full MSS Sample (n = 81 885 Ninth- and 11th-Graders)All LGBTQ (n = 8758 Ninth- and 11th-Graders)
Substance use    
 Smoked cigarettes (past 30 d) 32.9 6.1 14.1 
 Drank alcohol (past 30 d) 25.2 17.2 22.3 
 Binge drinking (past 30 d) 16.8 8.4 10.7 
 Smoked marijuana (past 30 d) 33.1 10.8 17.0 
Sexual behaviors    
 Ever had sex 33.8 22.1 28.8 
 ≥2 partners (past year)a 18.3 8.7 14.7 
Emotional distress    
 Depressive symptoms 51.7 22.3 48.1 
 Self-harm (past year) 52.1 15.4 43.7 
 Suicidal ideation (ever) 60.5 21.0 53.6 
 Suicide attempt (ever) 37.7 7.7 24.4 
ReportedAI/AN LGBTQ (n = 149 Ninth- and 11th-Graders)Full MSS Sample (n = 81 885 Ninth- and 11th-Graders)All LGBTQ (n = 8758 Ninth- and 11th-Graders)
Substance use    
 Smoked cigarettes (past 30 d) 32.9 6.1 14.1 
 Drank alcohol (past 30 d) 25.2 17.2 22.3 
 Binge drinking (past 30 d) 16.8 8.4 10.7 
 Smoked marijuana (past 30 d) 33.1 10.8 17.0 
Sexual behaviors    
 Ever had sex 33.8 22.1 28.8 
 ≥2 partners (past year)a 18.3 8.7 14.7 
Emotional distress    
 Depressive symptoms 51.7 22.3 48.1 
 Self-harm (past year) 52.1 15.4 43.7 
 Suicidal ideation (ever) 60.5 21.0 53.6 
 Suicide attempt (ever) 37.7 7.7 24.4 

Minnesota Student Survey (MSS) data were provided by public school students in Minnesota via local public school districts and are managed by the Minnesota Student Survey Interagency Team (M. Eisenberg, ScD, MPH, personal communication, 2018). LGBTQ, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer.

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Among sexually active ninth- and 11th-grade students only.

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