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2001 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2001

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
About how long has it been since you last visited a doctor for a routine checkup?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Within the year 65.5 53.4 58.6 58.5 64.5 73.6 83.4
Within 2 years 15.3 22.7 18.0 16.6 15.2 11.9 9.2
Within 5 years 9.6 14.1 11.9 11.8 10.1 6.4 3.9
5+ years ago 8.1 7.2 9.4 11.4 9.1 7.3 2.9
Never 1.5 2.7 2.1 1.8 1.1 .7 .6
Male Within the year 56.7 38.8 47.2 48.0 56.3 68.8 83.6
Within 2 years 17.6 27.1 19.4 19.3 17.9 13.3 8.9
Within 5 years 12.5 20.4 16.5 13.8 12.1 7.8 4.7
5+ years ago 11.2 10.5 13.8 16.4 12.1 8.9 2.3
Never 2.0 3.2 3.2 2.5 1.7 1.2 .4
Female Within the year 73.9 68.5 70.6 68.5 72.7 78.3 83.2
Within 2 years 13.2 18.1 16.6 14.0 12.6 10.6 9.4
Within 5 years 6.8 7.5 7.0 9.9 8.1 5.0 3.3
5+ years ago 5.1 3.8 4.8 6.6 6.1 5.9 3.3
Never .9 2.2 1.0 1.1 .5 .2 .8
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.

About how long has it been since you last visited a doctor for a routine checkup?
(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
Within the year 4,166 317 669 760 823 662 935
Within 2 years 932 125 198 208 192 103 106
Within 5 years 575 87 116 147 127 56 42
5+ years ago 491 39 100 139 114 64 35
Don't know/Not sure 62 17 12 13 7 2 11
Never 79 15 19 19 12 6 8
Male Total 2,658 287 473 564 539 386 409
Within the year 1,494 108 225 272 296 263 330
Within 2 years 461 74 94 104 98 51 40
Within 5 years 317 58 69 72 66 31 21
5+ years ago 305 27 68 95 67 36 12
Don't know/Not sure 35 11 5 10 4 1 4
Never 46 9 12 11 8 4 2
Female Total 3,647 313 641 722 736 507 728
Within the year 2,672 209 444 488 527 399 605
Within 2 years 471 51 104 104 94 52 66
Within 5 years 258 29 47 75 61 25 21
5+ years ago 186 12 32 44 47 28 23
Don't know/Not sure 27 6 7 3 3 1 7
Never 33 6 7 8 4 2 6
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.