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2001 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2001

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Symptoms of asthmas include cough, wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, when you don't have a cold or respiratory infection.
During the past 4 weeks, how often did you have any symptoms of asthma? Would you say:?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Less than once a week 21.9 27.2 31.8 23.1 22.3 16.9 12.6
Once or twice a week 19.1 23.9 24.8 18.0 15.2 20.7 15.1
More than 2 times a week, but not every day 12.2 3.3 9.4 16.6 15.4 8.5 15.4
Every day, but not all the time 20.6 19.7 15.9 16.7 22.3 26.0 23.3
Every day, all the time 9.2 5.7 2.8 8.7 6.7 12.6 17.0
Never 17.1 20.2 15.3 16.9 18.1 15.4 16.6
Male Less than once a week 23.1 25.7 45.1 15.0 12.8 13.5 24.7
Once or twice a week 18.3 15.2 25.5 23.4 5.1 19.2 17.3
More than 2 times a week, but not every day 10.7 3.8 3.9 24.3 15.4 15.4
Every day, but not all the time 22.7 26.7 7.8 15.0 43.6 26.9 22.2
Every day, all the time 8.1 7.6 3.9 9.3 2.6 13.5 11.1
Never 17.1 21.0 13.7 13.1 20.5 11.5 24.7
Female Less than once a week 21.3 28.3 22.2 27.2 25.4 19.3 7.6
Once or twice a week 19.5 30.9 24.2 15.3 18.6 21.7 14.2
More than 2 times a week, but not every day 13.0 2.8 13.4 12.6 15.4 3.6 21.8
Every day, but not all the time 19.4 14.1 21.6 17.6 15.4 25.3 23.7
Every day, all the time 9.7 4.2 2.1 8.4 8.0 12.0 19.4
Never 17.0 19.7 16.5 18.8 17.3 18.1 13.3
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who said they still have asthma.

Symptoms of asthmas include cough, wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, when you don't have a cold or respiratory infection.
During the past 4 weeks, how often did you have any symptoms of asthma? Would you say:?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 545 58 81 108 118 88 92
Less than once a week 117 16 25 26 27 12 11
Once or twice a week 102 15 20 19 18 17 13
More than 2 times a week, but not every day 63 3 8 15 18 6 13
Every day, but not all the time 109 10 14 17 23 24 21
Every day, all the time 51 2 2 10 9 12 16
Don't know/Not sure 2

1
1
Never 95 12 12 20 22 15 14
Refused 6


1 1 4
Male Total 161 24 27 30 23 32 25
Less than once a week 34 5 12 4 4 4 5
Once or twice a week 32 6 7 8 2 5 4
More than 2 times a week, but not every day 16 1 1 7 3 4
Every day, but not all the time 33 5 2 4 8 9 5
Every day, all the time 14 1 1 3 1 5 3
Don't know/Not sure 1



1
Never 29 6 4 4 5 4 6
Refused 2




2
Female Total 384 34 54 78 95 56 67
Less than once a week 83 11 13 22 23 8 6
Once or twice a week 70 9 13 11 16 12 9
More than 2 times a week, but not every day 47 2 7 8 15 2 13
Every day, but not all the time 76 5 12 13 15 15 16
Every day, all the time 37 1 1 7 8 7 13
Don't know/Not sure 1

1


Never 66 6 8 16 17 11 8
Refused 4


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