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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?
(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 18.4 23.4 11.8

33.3 14.7
Doctor told me it was not necessary 1.6 1.1

20.0

Not needed/Don't have problem 27.6 18.1 29.4

66.7 52.9
Cost not covered by insurance 2.8
11.8 22.2 20.0

Too young 10.5 18.1 5.9



Too old 1.5




5.9
Haven't had the time 1.8 3.2




Embarassing to get .8




2.9
Too uncomfortable or painful 4.1 3.2
22.2 20.0
2.9
Some other reason 19.0 23.4 11.8 44.4 30.0
8.8
Don't know/Not sure 9.3 8.5 29.4 11.1

5.9
Refused 2.6 1.1

10.0
5.9
Female Doctor never said it was needed/Never suggested 18.4 23.4 11.8

33.3 14.7
Doctor told me it was not necessary 1.6 1.1

20.0

Not needed/Don't have problem 27.6 18.1 29.4

66.7 52.9
Cost not covered by insurance 2.8
11.8 22.2 20.0

Too young 10.5 18.1 5.9



Too old 1.5




5.9
Haven't had the time 1.8 3.2




Embarassing to get .8




2.9
Too uncomfortable or painful 4.1 3.2
22.2 20.0
2.9
Some other reason 19.0 23.4 11.8 44.4 30.0
8.8
Don't know/Not sure 9.3 8.5 29.4 11.1

5.9
Refused 2.6 1.1

10.0
5.9
Denominator is:
All female survey respondents who have never had a pap smear.

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

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 82 33 10 5 7 2 25
Doctor never said it was needed/Never suggested 11 5 1

1 4
Doctor told me it was not necessary 2 1

1

Not needed/Don't have problem 23 6 3

1 13
Cost not covered by insurance 3
1 1 1

Too young 8 7 1



Too old 2




2
Haven't had the time 2 2




Embarassing to get 1




1
Too uncomfortable or painful 4 1
1 1
1
Some other reason 15 6 2 2 3
2
Don't know/Not sure 8 4 2 1

1
Refused 3 1

1
1
Female Total 82 33 10 5 7 2 25
Doctor never said it was needed/Never suggested 11 5 1

1 4
Doctor told me it was not necessary 2 1

1

Not needed/Don't have problem 23 6 3

1 13
Cost not covered by insurance 3
1 1 1

Too young 8 7 1



Too old 2




2
Haven't had the time 2 2




Embarassing to get 1




1
Too uncomfortable or painful 4 1
1 1
1
Some other reason 15 6 2 2 3
2
Don't know/Not sure 8 4 2 1

1
Refused 3 1

1
1
Denominator is:
All female survey respondents who have never had a pap smear.