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Profile - American Indians (non-Hispanic)
Based on BRFSS indicators (baseline data from 1989-94)

GROUP HEALTH RISK PROFILE
Conditions or behaviors which elevate risk to health among major racial and ethnic groups.
Oregon BRFSS, 1989-1994

AMERICAN INDIANS
(Non-Hispanic)
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Inter-                        TOTAL Male Female 18-34 35-64 
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years  HEALTH INDICATORS       ages   (weighted percents)   
----------------------------------- ----- -----  ----  ---- 
93-94  Fair or poor health      23  **17  **30  **22   **24 
89-93  Hypertension             21    21    22    12     25 
89-93  High cholesterol         22  **29    17  **11     30 
89-94  Diabetes                  4     4     4    *1      7 
89-94  Overweight               33    29    37    25     41 
89-94  Current smokers          34    32    35    34     35 
89-94  Former smokers           25    32    19    19     32 
89-93  Acute alcohol users      18    28     9    26     14 
89-93  Chronic alcohol users     5     8    *3    *6      4 
89-93  Drinking & driving       *2    *4    *0    *3     *1 
91-93  Fail to use seatbelts     6    12    *1    *4      8 
89-94  Inactive lifestyle       49    49    49    50     49 
91-94  No health insurance      27    31    22    35     20 
91-94  Unable to see doctor     20    22    17    25     16 
Number of actual interviews
upon which weighted estimates are based.
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HEALTH INDICATORS         TOTAL   Male  Female 18-34  35-64
------------------------ ------ ------ ------  ------ ------
Fair or poor health        70     39     31      36     30
Hypertension              198     90    108      75    105
High cholesterol          117     46     71      32     71
Diabetes                  231    111    120      92    119
Overweight                222    110    112      89    114
Current smokers           230    110    120      92    118
Former smokers            230    110    120      92    118
Acute alcohol users       196     89    107      74    104
Chronic alcohol users     194     88    106      73    103
Drinking & driving        198     90    108      75    105
Fail to use seatbelts     135     61     74      51     71
Inactive lifestyle        194     93    101      73    103
No health insurance       167     81     86      67     85
Unable to see doctor      168     82     86      68     85
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 *Estimate may be unreliable: <5 resp. with condition.
**Estimate may be unreliable: <50 respondents.