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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
What was the main reason you have never had a mammogram?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Female Doc never said 21.3 20.3 25.9 19.6 4.2 7.1 16.7
Doc said not 7.0 3.9 5.8 12.3
7.1 7.1
Not needed 10.5 10.2 5.0 11.7 12.5 21.4 35.7
Cost/no insurance 7.3 4.7 2.7 10.4 33.3 28.6 9.5
Too young 36.8 48.4 49.8 25.2


Too old .8 1.6 .4


4.8
Had no time 3.5 1.6 3.5 4.3 4.2 7.1 4.8
Embarrassing to get .5


4.2
4.8
Painful 1.1
.8 1.2 8.3 7.1
Fear of radiation 1.3
.4 .6 16.7
4.8
Afraid of findings .3 .8



2.4
Other reason 4.4 2.3 2.3 7.4 8.3 14.3 7.1
Don't know 5.2 6.3 3.5 7.4 8.3 7.1 2.4
Denominator is: All female survey respondents who have never had a mammogram



What was the main reason you have never had a mammogram?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Female Total 630 128 259 163 24 14 42
Doc never said 134 26 67 32 1 1 7
Doc said not 44 5 15 20
1 3
Not needed 66 13 13 19 3 3 15
Cost/no insurance 46 6 7 17 8 4 4
Too young 232 62 129 41


Too old 5 2 1


2
Had no time 22 2 9 7 1 1 2
Embarrassing to get 3


1
2
Painful 7
2 2 2 1
Fear of radiation 8
1 1 4
2
Afraid of findings 2 1



1
Other reason 28 3 6 12 2 2 3
Don't know 33 8 9 12 2 1 1
Denominator is: All female survey respondents who have never had a mammogram
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