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2000 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2000

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Are you trying to control your weight?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 59.6 53.7 54.4 57.8 63.2 64.8 64.0
No 40.4 46.3 45.6 42.2 36.8 35.2 36.0
Male Yes 52.6 50.4 46.9 49.3 57.4 55.9 58.5
No 47.4 49.6 53.1 50.7 42.6 44.1 41.5
Female Yes 67.9 58.0 64.8 69.7 71.0 73.9 68.2
No 32.1 42.0 35.2 30.3 29.0 26.1 31.8
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who responded that they are not trying to lose weight.

Are you trying to control your weight?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 2,247 225 455 436 385 284 462
Yes 1,363 115 250 268 245 187 298
No 871 106 204 167 138 96 160
Don't know/Not sure 10 4 1 1 1 1 2
Refused 3


1
2
Male Total 1,030 121 232 211 179 115 172
Yes 546 53 109 112 103 63 106
No 476 65 122 98 76 51 64
Don't know/Not sure 8 3 1 1
1 2
Female Total 1,217 104 223 225 206 169 290
Yes 817 62 141 156 142 124 192
No 395 41 82 69 62 45 96
Don't know/Not sure 2 1

1

Refused 3


1
2
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who responded that they are not trying to lose weight.