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Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS); 1996

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1996

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Are you now trying to lose weight?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 36.8 30.2 36.9 40.1 42.9 40.4 27.8
No 62.7 69.8 62.6 59.3 57.0 59.0 71.8
Don't know/Not sure .4
.6 .6 .2 .6 .4
Male Yes 28.5 19.5 24.8 30.6 34.7 35.3 21.9
No 71.3 80.5 74.8 68.7 65.3 64.7 78.1
Don't know/Not sure .2
.5 .7


Female Yes 43.0 39.3 45.6 47.0 50.4 44.0 31.2
No 56.5 60.7 53.7 52.5 49.3 55.0 68.3
Don't know/Not sure .5
.7 .5 .4 1.0 .6
Denominator is: All survey respondents



Are you now trying to lose weight?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 2915 258 529 698 546 327 557
Yes 1074 78 195 280 234 132 155
No 1829 180 331 414 311 193 400
Don't know/Not sure 12
3 4 1 2 2
Male Total 1233 118 222 294 262 136 201
Yes 351 23 55 90 91 48 44
No 879 95 166 202 171 88 157
Don't know/Not sure 3
1 2


Female Total 1682 140 307 404 284 191 356
Yes 723 55 140 190 143 84 111
No 950 85 165 212 140 105 243
Don't know/Not sure 9
2 2 1 2 2
Denominator is: All survey respondents
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