National Addiction & HIV Data Archive Program


The following variable, YTHACT2, was created by counting the number of positive responses reported over the following 4 youth activity questions: School-based (YESCHACT), community-based (YECOMACT), church or faith-based (YEFAIACT), or other activities (YEOTHACT). Youth respondents who reported participation in 2 or more activities were included in the "2 or More Activities" category regardless of how many other activity questions were answered. Youth respondents who did not answer 2 or more of the 4 youth activity questions with a "yes" or "no" response were coded as SAS missing. To be included in the "None or 1 Activity" category, a youth respondent must have answered 2 or more of the activity questions and reported they participated in either zero or one activity.

1 None or 1 Activity (See comment above) 2,6434.8%
2 2 or More Activities (2 or more source vars=1) 14,89027.0%
Missing Data
-9 Otherwise (See comment above) 37,57768.2%
Total 55,110 100%

Based upon 17,533 valid cases out of 55,110 total cases.

Summary Statistics

  • mean: 1.85
  • median: 2.00
  • mode: 2.00
  • minimum: 1
  • maximum: 2
  • standard deviation: 0.36

Location: 5264-5265 (width: 2; decimal: 0)

Variable Type: numeric

(Range of) Missing Values: -9


Source: This variable was taken from: National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2008.

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Disclaimer: The frequencies for this variable may not be weighted. They are purely descriptive and may not be representative of the study population. Please use with caution and consult the study documentation.