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2000 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2000

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
In the past 12 months, how many times have you visited
an emergency room or been hospitalized because of asthma?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
None 87.3 92.0 81.7 88.8 85.4 92.2 85.3
1 time 6.8 3.2 6.2 9.6 8.4 7.8 5.0
2 times 3.2
10.2
2.2
6.2
3-5 times 2.1 1.0 1.9 1.6 4.1
3.5
More than 5 times .5 3.9




Male None 89.6 96.0 90.0 92.8 85.5 86.5 87.1
1 time 6.4 4.0 5.0 4.8 7.3 13.5 3.2
3-5 times 4.1
5.0 2.4 7.3
9.7
Female None 86.0 90.1 76.9 86.4 85.3 98.1 84.3
1 time 7.1 2.8 6.9 12.6 8.8 1.9 6.0
2 times 5.1
16.2
2.9
9.7
3-5 times 1.0 1.4
1.0 2.9

More than 5 times .9 5.7




Denominator is:
All survey respondents who have been diagnosed with asthma and have visited an emergency room or been hospitalized because of asthma.

In the past 12 months, how many times have you visited
an emergency room or been hospitalized because of asthma?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 364 42 63 79 68 51 61
None 312 37 48 70 59 47 51
1 time 28 2 7 7 4 4 4
2 times 12
7
2
3
3-5 times 9 1 1 2 3
2
More than 5 times 2 2




Don't know/Not sure 1




1
Male Total 104 12 17 24 16 18 17
None 91 11 15 22 14 15 14
1 time 8 1 1 1 1 3 1
3-5 times 5
1 1 1
2
Female Total 260 30 46 55 52 33 44
None 221 26 33 48 45 32 37
1 time 20 1 6 6 3 1 3
2 times 12
7
2
3
3-5 times 4 1
1 2

More than 5 times 2 2




Don't know/Not sure 1




1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who have been diagnosed with asthma and have visited an emergency room or been hospitalized because of asthma.