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2001 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2001

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Have you ever been told by a doctor, nurse or other health care professional that you had asthma?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 13.5 16.8 12.9 12.6 13.8 13.7 12.5
No 86.5 83.2 87.1 87.4 86.2 86.3 87.5
Male Yes 10.8 14.9 11.7 8.6 9.8 11.8 10.2
No 89.2 85.1 88.3 91.4 90.2 88.2 89.8
Female Yes 16.0 18.9 14.2 16.6 17.9 15.5 14.1
No 84.0 81.1 85.8 83.4 82.1 84.5 85.9
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.

Have you ever been told by a doctor, nurse or other health care professional that you had asthma?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 6,305 600 1,114 1,286 1,275 893 1,137
Yes 890 112 154 174 189 127 134
No 5,404 488 960 1,112 1,082 765 997
Don't Know/Not sure 11


4 1 6
Male Total 2,658 287 473 564 539 386 409
Yes 295 49 59 49 53 46 39
No 2,359 238 414 515 484 340 368
Don't Know/Not sure 4


2
2
Female Total 3,647 313 641 722 736 507 728
Yes 595 63 95 125 136 81 95
No 3,045 250 546 597 598 425 629
Don't Know/Not sure 7


2 1 4
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.