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2001 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2001

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
How important do you think it is for people to know their HIV status by getting tested?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Very important 89.3 91.9 93.3 91.0 85.5 84.7
Somewhat important 8.5 5.4 5.9 6.8 12.3 11.9
Not at all important .8 1.8 .6 .8 .3 .9
Don't know/Not sure 1.4 1.0 .2 1.5 1.9 2.5
Male Very important 86.7 90.1 93.0 88.5 79.5 82.2
Somewhat important 10.5 6.5 5.9 7.8 18.3 13.2
Not at all important 1.3 3.4 .8 1.6 .3 1.2
Don't know/Not sure 1.5
.3 2.1 1.9 3.3
Female Very important 92.0 93.8 93.5 93.4 91.3 87.1
Somewhat important 6.5 4.3 5.9 5.8 6.4 10.6
Not at all important .3
.4
.4 .7
Don't know/Not sure 1.3 2.0 .2 .9 1.9 1.7
Denominator is:
All survey respondents less than 65 years old.

How important do you think it is for people to know their HIV status by getting tested?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 2,047 242 476 482 511 336
Very important 1,822 223 439 440 440 280
Somewhat important 163 12 27 32 53 39
Not at all important 12 2 3 2 2 3
Don't know/Not sure 25 1 2 6 10 6
Refused 25 4 5 2 6 8
Male Total 873 106 193 214 214 146
Very important 749 95 174 191 170 119
Somewhat important 88 7 11 16 36 18
Not at all important 9 2 2 2 1 2
Don't know/Not sure 12
1 4 4 3
Refused 15 2 5 1 3 4
Female Total 1,174 136 283 268 297 190
Very important 1,073 128 265 249 270 161
Somewhat important 75 5 16 16 17 21
Not at all important 3
1
1 1
Don't know/Not sure 13 1 1 2 6 3
Refused 10 2
1 3 4
Denominator is:
All survey respondents less than 65 years old.