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2001 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2001

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
What was the main reason you had your last test for HIV?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
For hospitalization or surgical procedure 4.0 3.7 2.6 1.9 7.9 9.8
To apply for health insurance 1.4 .4
2.3 3.3 1.8
To apply for life insurance 9.6 .9 7.0 14.2 13.4 13.3
For employment 2.1 1.0 2.7 2.3 .7 3.8
To apply for a marriage license 1.7
1.5 3.1 2.0 .9
For military induction or military service 5.4 1.8 8.8 4.2 5.5 3.5
For immigration 1.7
1.0 4.0 .9 .8
Just to find out if you were infected 32.3 45.9 28.1 29.5 30.6 33.6
Because of referral by a doctor 1.2 2.3 .5 1.3 1.7 .8
Because of pregnancy 14.7 19.8 23.8 13.7 .8 1.5
Referred by your sex partner 1.8 .9 1.6 2.7 1.1 2.3
For routine check-up 11.2 14.3 13.6 7.4 11.1 9.6
Because of occupational exposure 4.1 .7 1.8 3.5 10.9 8.3
Because of illness 2.1 3.2 .9 2.1 3.3 1.8
Because I am at risk for HIV .7 .4 .2 .7 2.1

Other 6.0 4.6 5.8 7.1 4.6 8.4
Male For hospitalization or surgical procedure 4.4 5.8 1.9 1.1 10.1 8.5
To apply for health insurance 1.7 1.0
3.4 1.7 2.8
To apply for life insurance 11.2 1.9 10.7 14.5 13.0 14.2
For employment 2.2
4.4 3.4


To apply for a marriage license 2.0
1.9 4.5
1.4
For military induction or military service 9.8 3.8 17.5 6.4 10.4 5.7
For immigration 2.0
.5 5.6 1.7

Just to find out if you were infected 37.8 58.7 35.8 34.1 31.7 32.1
Because of referral by a doctor 1.4
1.0 2.2 2.6

Because of pregnancy .5 2.9




Referred by your sex partner 1.8 1.9 1.5 3.4 .9

For routine check-up 12.9 18.3 15.1 7.8 12.2 14.2
Because of occupational exposure 3.3
.5 1.1 11.3 8.5
Because of illness 1.5 1.9 1.0 1.1 1.7 2.8
Because I am at risk for HIV .7 1.0
1.4 .9

Other 7.0 2.9 8.3 10.1 1.7 9.9
Female For hospitalization or surgical procedure 3.7 1.9 3.3 2.6 5.4 12.0
To apply for health insurance 1.1

1.3 5.0

To apply for life insurance 8.1
3.6 13.9 13.9 12.0
For employment 1.9 1.9 1.2 1.3 1.4 10.0
To apply for a marriage license 1.5
1.2 1.7 4.3

For military induction or military service .9
.9 2.2


For immigration 1.4
1.5 2.6
2.0
Just to find out if you were infected 26.9 34.7 21.2 25.3 29.3 36.0
Because of referral by a doctor 1.1 4.3
.4 .7 2.0
Because of pregnancy 28.8 34.7 45.6 26.3 1.8 4.0
Referred by your sex partner 1.8
1.8 2.2 1.4 6.0
For routine check-up 9.5 10.9 12.3 7.0 10.0 2.0
Because of occupational exposure 4.9 1.2 3.0 5.7 10.4 8.0
Because of illness 2.7 4.3 .9 3.0 5.0

Because I am at risk for HIV .6
.3
3.6

Other 5.1 6.2 3.6 4.4 7.9 6.0
Denominator is:
All survey respondents less than 65 years old who have been tested for HIV in the last 12 months.

What was the main reason you had your last test for HIV?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 924 124 304 251 167 78
For hospitalization or surgical procedure 38 4 6 5 15 8
To apply for health insurance 11 1
5 4 1
To apply for life insurance 78 1 18 32 19 8
For employment 15 1 7 4 1 2
To apply for a marriage license 14
4 6 3 1
For military induction or military service 42 3 21 10 6 2
For immigration 14
4 8 1 1
Just to find out if you were infected 295 54 84 75 55 27
Because of referral by a doctor 13 4 1 3 4 1
Because of pregnancy 143 24 83 33 2 1
Referred by your sex partner 17 1 5 7 2 2
For routine check-up 104 16 35 26 19 8
Because of occupational exposure 40 1 8 8 16 7
Because of illness 16 4 3 4 4 1
Because I am at risk for HIV 8 1 1 2 4

Don't know/Not sure 14 2 3 5 3 1
Other 54 7 17 14 9 7
Refused 8
4 4


Male Total 392 48 118 106 75 45
For hospitalization or surgical procedure 19 3 2 2 8 4
To apply for health insurance 6 1
3 1 1
To apply for life insurance 41 1 11 15 9 5
For employment 6
4 2


To apply for a marriage license 7
2 4
1
For military induction or military service 37 3 19 7 6 2
For immigration 8
1 6 1

Just to find out if you were infected 143 27 43 35 23 15
Because of referral by a doctor 6
1 2 3

Because of pregnancy 1 1




Referred by your sex partner 8 1 2 4 1

For routine check-up 52 7 16 11 11 7
Because of occupational exposure 13
1 1 7 4
Because of illness 5 1 1 1 1 1
Because I am at risk for HIV 4 1
2 1

Don't know/Not sure 6 1 2 1 1 1
Other 25 1 9 9 2 4
Refused 5
4 1


Female Total 532 76 186 145 92 33
For hospitalization or surgical procedure 19 1 4 3 7 4
To apply for health insurance 5

2 3

To apply for life insurance 37
7 17 10 3
For employment 9 1 3 2 1 2
To apply for a marriage license 7
2 2 3

For military induction or military service 5
2 3


For immigration 6
3 2
1
Just to find out if you were infected 152 27 41 40 32 12
Because of referral by a doctor 7 4
1 1 1
Because of pregnancy 142 23 83 33 2 1
Referred by your sex partner 9
3 3 1 2
For routine check-up 52 9 19 15 8 1
Because of occupational exposure 27 1 7 7 9 3
Because of illness 11 3 2 3 3

Because I am at risk for HIV 4
1
3

Don't know/Not sure 8 1 1 4 2

Other 29 6 8 5 7 3
Refused 3

3


Denominator is:
All survey respondents less than 65 years old who have been tested for HIV in the last 12 months.