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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, has a doctor or other health
professional given you advice about your weight?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes, lose weight 11.4 2.1 7.6 11.3 16.6 19.5 10.1
Yes, gain weight 1.5 4.5 1.6 1.2 .3 .3 1.8
Yes, maintain current weight 1.8 2.7 .9 2.4 1.2 2.2 1.5
No 85.4 90.7 89.9 85.1 81.8 78.0 86.6
Male Yes, lose weight 8.6 .3 5.0 7.2 11.2 18.5 10.5
Yes, gain weight 1.0 3.1 .8 .2
.5 2.2
Yes, maintain current weight 1.8 2.8
2.9 .8 2.6 2.2
No 88.6 93.8 94.2 89.8 88.0 78.4 85.2
Female Yes, lose weight 14.0 4.0 10.3 15.3 22.1 20.4 9.9
Yes, gain weight 1.9 5.9 2.5 2.1 .7 .2 1.5
Yes, maintain current weight 1.7 2.7 1.8 2.0 1.6 1.8 1.0
No 82.3 87.5 85.5 80.5 75.6 77.6 87.7
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.

In the past 12 months, has a doctor or other health
professional given you advice about your weight?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 3,727 335 721 758 736 512 665
Yes, lose weight 452 9 58 93 127 100 65
Yes, gain weight 54 17 13 9 3 2 10
Yes, maintain current weight 70 8 9 18 12 12 11
No 3,146 301 640 637 593 398 577
Don't know/Not sure 5
1 1 1
2
Male Total 1,492 158 315 301 286 197 235
Yes, lose weight 133 1 16 21 34 37 24
Yes, gain weight 15 5 3 1
1 5
Yes, maintain current weight 26 3
8 3 6 6
No 1,316 149 296 270 249 153 199
Don't know/Not sure 2

1

1
Female Total 2,235 177 406 457 450 315 430
Yes, lose weight 319 8 42 72 93 63 41
Yes, gain weight 39 12 10 8 3 1 5
Yes, maintain current weight 44 5 9 10 9 6 5
No 1,830 152 344 367 344 245 378
Don't know/Not sure 3
1
1
1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.