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2001 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2001

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
A digital rectal exam is one in which a doctor, nurse, or other health professional places a gloved finger into the rectum to feel the size, shape, or hardness of the prostate gland.
Have you ever had a digital rectal exam?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 81.5

61.0 77.4 89.7 93.9
No 18.5

39.0 22.6 10.3 6.1
Male Yes 81.5

61.0 77.4 89.7 93.9
No 18.5

39.0 22.6 10.3 6.1
Denominator is:
All male survey respondents who are over 40 years old.

A digital rectal exam is one in which a doctor, nurse, or other health professional places a gloved finger into the rectum to feel the size, shape, or hardness of the prostate gland.
Have you ever had a digital rectal exam?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 642

108 214 146 174
Yes 528

69 168 127 164
No 108

39 45 16 8
Don't know/Not sure 1



1
Refused 5


1 2 2
Male Total 642

108 214 146 174
Yes 528

69 168 127 164
No 108

39 45 16 8
Don't know/Not sure 1



1
Refused 5


1 2 2
Denominator is:
All male survey respondents who are over 40 years old.