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2000 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2000

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
What is the main reason you have not had a Pap smear within the last 3 years?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Doctor never said it was needed/Never suggested 8.8

3.1 6.2 8.1 12.8
Doctor told me it was not necessary 11.6

3.1 .9 8.1 20.4
Not needed/Don't have problem 17.9
12.1 14.6 12.0 16.2 22.6
Cost not covered by insurance 11.6 100.0 27.3 28.6 24.0 5.1 .4
Too old 1.7




3.5
Haven't had the time 7.3

21.4 8.0 9.1 3.0
Embarassing to get 2.0
9.1 2.1 3.6 4.1
Too uncomfortable or painful 1.0
3.0 3.1

.9
Some other reason 35.5
48.5 20.8 45.4 42.1 34.1
Don't know/Not sure 2.7

3.1
7.1 2.4
Female Doctor never said it was needed/Never suggested 8.8

3.1 6.2 8.1 12.8
Doctor told me it was not necessary 11.6

3.1 .9 8.1 20.4
Not needed/Don't have problem 17.9
12.1 14.6 12.0 16.2 22.6
Cost not covered by insurance 11.6 100.0 27.3 28.6 24.0 5.1 .4
Too old 1.7




3.5
Haven't had the time 7.3

21.4 8.0 9.1 3.0
Embarassing to get 2.0
9.1 2.1 3.6 4.1
Too uncomfortable or painful 1.0
3.0 3.1

.9
Some other reason 35.5
48.5 20.8 45.4 42.1 34.1
Don't know/Not sure 2.7

3.1
7.1 2.4
Denominator is:
All female survey respondents who have ever had a pap smear.

What is the main reason you have not had a Pap smear within the last 3 years?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 366 3 20 55 63 65 160
Doctor never said it was needed/Never suggested 33

2 5 4 22
Doctor told me it was not necessary 42

2 1 7 32
Not needed/Don't have problem 68
3 9 9 10 37
Cost not covered by insurance 39 3 5 14 13 3 1
Too old 6




6
Haven't had the time 27

12 5 6 4
Embarassing to get 6
1 1 2 2
Too uncomfortable or painful 5
1 2

2
Some other reason 130
10 11 28 29 52
Don't know/Not sure 10

2
4 4
Female Total 366 3 20 55 63 65 160
Doctor never said it was needed/Never suggested 33

2 5 4 22
Doctor told me it was not necessary 42

2 1 7 32
Not needed/Don't have problem 68
3 9 9 10 37
Cost not covered by insurance 39 3 5 14 13 3 1
Too old 6




6
Haven't had the time 27

12 5 6 4
Embarassing to get 6
1 1 2 2
Too uncomfortable or painful 5
1 2

2
Some other reason 130
10 11 28 29 52
Don't know/Not sure 10

2
4 4
Denominator is:
All female survey respondents who have ever had a pap smear.