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2001 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2001

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Have you ever been told by a health professional that you had high blood pressure?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 24.9 6.4 9.3 14.4 25.3 41.8 51.7
No 75.1 93.6 90.7 85.6 74.7 58.2 48.3
Male Yes 24.3 8.1 9.9 11.9 27.1 43.2 51.5
No 75.7 91.9 90.1 88.1 72.9 56.8 48.5
Female Yes 25.4 4.6 8.6 16.9 23.5 40.4 51.8
No 74.6 95.4 91.4 83.1 76.5 59.6 48.2
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.

Have you ever been told by a health professional that you had high blood pressure?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 2,520 242 476 483 511 337 471
Yes 641 15 45 71 129 141 240
No 1,874 227 431 412 380 195 229
Don't Know/Not sure 5


2 1 2
Male Total 1,048 106 193 214 214 147 174
Yes 265 9 21 23 57 67 88
No 783 97 172 191 157 80 86
Female Total 1,472 136 283 269 297 190 297
Yes 376 6 24 48 72 74 152
No 1,091 130 259 221 223 115 143
Don't Know/Not sure 5


2 1 2
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.