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2000 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2000

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
During the past 12 months, did a doctor, nurse, or other health
professional test the feeling in your feet or lower legs by touching
you with something and asking if you could feel it?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 68.1 43.0 74.9 64.0 59.6 71.2 73.0
No 31.9 57.0 25.1 36.0 40.4 28.8 27.0
Male Yes 73.3 100.0 100.0 75.0 58.6 77.9 78.6
No 26.7

25.0 41.4 22.1 21.4
Female Yes 62.7 11.1 54.5 47.8 61.5 65.9 68.3
No 37.3 88.9 45.5 52.2 38.5 34.1 31.7
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who were told by their doctors that they had diabetes.

During the past 12 months, did a doctor, nurse, or other health
professional test the feeling in your feet or lower legs by touching
you with something and asking if you could feel it?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 333 7 9 31 71 90 125
Yes 220 3 6 17 43 62 89
No 110 4 3 14 27 27 35
Don't know/Not sure 1




1
Refused 2


1 1
Male Total 133 2 3 14 38 32 44
Yes 94 2 3 8 23 24 34
No 38

6 15 7 10
Refused 1



1
Female Total 200 5 6 17 33 58 81
Yes 126 1 3 9 20 38 55
No 72 4 3 8 12 20 25
Don't know/Not sure 1




1
Refused 1


1

Denominator is:
All survey respondents who were told by their doctors that they had diabetes.