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Profile - Hispanics (All races)
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

HISPANICS
(All races)
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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     10     8     12     3    21 
89-93  Hypertension            14    14     16     8    23 
89-93  High cholesterol        28    26     30    16    38 
89-94  Diabetes                 5     4      6     3     8 
89-94  Overweight              24    22     28    17    35 
89-94  Current smokers         22    22     22    21    26 
89-94  Former smokers          24    30     16    16    34 
89-93  Acute alcohol users     18    26      5    19    17 
89-93  Chronic alcohol users    6     8     *2     4     8 
89-93  Drinking & driving       2     3     *0     3    *0 
91-93  Fail to use seatbelts    3     3     *3    *3     3  
89-94  Inactive lifestyle      48    48     48    45    52 
91-94  No health insurance     29    29     28    35    20 
91-94  Unable to see doctor    21    15     29    21    23 
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        183     74    109     86     84
Hypertension               420    197    223    195    194
High cholesterol           228     93    135     76    128
Diabetes                   515    232    283    238    238
Overweight                 507    230    277    234    236
Current smokers            513    230    283    238    237
Former smokers             513    230    283    238    237
Acute alcohol users        420    196    224    195    194
Chronic alcohol users      419    197    222    194    194
Drinking & driving         422    198    224    196    195
Fail to use seatbelts      293    137    156    133    144
Inactive lifestyle         427    192    235    196    197
No health insurance        387    171    216    176    187
Unable to see doctor       383    168    215    174    187
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 *Estimate may be unreliable: <5 resp. with condition.