Topics
A to Z
Data &
 Statistics
Forms &
Publications
News &
Advisories
Licensing &
Certification
Rules &
Regulations
Public Health
Directory
Print this Article   Bookmark and Share
2001 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2001

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Have you been given written directions by a doctor, nurse or other health care provider about how to take your asthma medicine?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 78.8 83.3 80.4 76.5 78.1 81.1 76.3
No 21.2 16.7 19.6 23.5 21.9 18.9 23.7
Male Yes 72.4 82.5 66.7 70.1 53.8 79.6 78.8
No 27.6 17.5 33.3 29.9 46.2 20.4 21.2
Female Yes 82.4 83.8 90.5 79.7 86.3 82.1 75.1
No 17.6 16.2 9.5 20.3 13.7 17.9 24.9
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who said they still have asthma.

Have you been given written directions by a doctor, nurse or other health care provider about how to take your asthma medicine?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 545 58 81 108 118 88 92
Yes 423 50 65 84 89 70 65
No 111 7 15 23 25 18 23
Don't know/Not sure 7 1 1 1 3
1
Refused 4


1
3
Male Total 161 24 27 30 23 32 25
Yes 114 20 17 21 13 25 18
No 45 3 10 9 10 7 6
Don't know/Not sure 1 1




Refused 1




1
Female Total 384 34 54 78 95 56 67
Yes 309 30 48 63 76 45 47
No 66 4 5 14 15 11 17
Don't know/Not sure 6
1 1 3
1
Refused 3


1
2
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who said they still have asthma.