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2001 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2001

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
How long has it been since you have had your teeth cleaned by a dentist or hygienist?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Within the past year (anytime less than 12 months ago) 64.6 58.8 59.6 67.8 71.4 66.1 61.0
Within the past two years (1 year but less than 2 years ago) 12.7 19.5 16.0 12.3 9.7 9.4 11.4
Within the past 5 years (2 years but less than 5 years ago) 8.6 13.0 13.6 8.0 7.1 6.6 4.9
5 or more years ago 11.1 8.5 8.9 9.9 9.6 13.5 16.1
Never 2.9 .1 1.9 2.0 2.2 4.4 6.7
Male Within the past year (anytime less than 12 months ago) 63.2 58.9 54.9 66.0 69.2 66.1 62.1
Within the past two years (1 year but less than 2 years ago) 13.4 17.1 17.3 12.1 10.1 11.3 13.9
Within the past 5 years (2 years but less than 5 years ago) 9.5 12.6 15.8 9.9 7.3 6.1 5.0
5 or more years ago 11.1 11.3 9.8 10.0 11.1 10.5 14.6
Never 2.8
2.3 2.0 2.3 6.1 4.4
Female Within the past year (anytime less than 12 months ago) 65.9 58.7 64.5 69.5 73.6 66.0 60.2
Within the past two years (1 year but less than 2 years ago) 12.1 22.1 14.7 12.6 9.2 7.6 9.5
Within the past 5 years (2 years but less than 5 years ago) 7.8 13.5 11.2 6.2 7.0 7.2 4.8
5 or more years ago 11.0 5.4 8.0 9.7 8.1 16.4 17.2
Never 3.1 .3 1.5 2.0 2.1 2.8 8.3
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who said they have ever seen a dentist.

How long has it been since you have had your teeth cleaned by a dentist or hygienist?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 3,756 349 631 798 761 555 662
Within the past year (anytime less than 12 months ago) 2,427 213 385 540 531 367 391
Within the past two years (1 year but less than 2 years ago) 459 68 99 100 76 51 65
Within the past 5 years (2 years but less than 5 years ago) 320 38 86 66 57 40 33
5 or more years ago 410 27 48 75 78 69 113
Don't know/Not sure 32 2 3 2 5 6 14
Never 106 1 10 15 14 21 45
Refused 2



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Male Total 1,594 176 275 346 325 239 233
Within the past year (anytime less than 12 months ago) 1,004 105 157 226 221 156 139
Within the past two years (1 year but less than 2 years ago) 210 32 45 42 35 27 29
Within the past 5 years (2 years but less than 5 years ago) 149 20 44 34 23 16 12
5 or more years ago 171 18 23 34 37 23 36
Don't know/Not sure 14 1 2 2 2 2 5
Never 45
4 8 7 14 12
Refused 1



1
Female Total 2,162 173 356 452 436 316 429
Within the past year (anytime less than 12 months ago) 1,423 108 228 314 310 211 252
Within the past two years (1 year but less than 2 years ago) 249 36 54 58 41 24 36
Within the past 5 years (2 years but less than 5 years ago) 171 18 42 32 34 24 21
5 or more years ago 239 9 25 41 41 46 77
Don't know/Not sure 18 1 1
3 4 9
Never 61 1 6 7 7 7 33
Refused 1




1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who said they have ever seen a dentist.