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Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS); 1997

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1997

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
What is the main reason you have not had a Pap smear within the last three years?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
40-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Doc never said 19.1
16.2 16.2 27.0
Doc said not 15.9 8.5 13.5 23.7 16.6
Not needed 24.0 29.2 20.5 22.5 24.9
Cost/no insurance 7.2 13.3 15.3 6.6 1.2
Too old .4


.8
Had no time 3.0 5.3 1.0 3.0 3.5
Embarrassing to get .8


1.7
Painful 1.4 3.9 3.6

Afraid results .8 6.2


Other reason 25.2 27.7 26.4 28.0 22.9
Don't know 2.3 5.8 3.5
1.4
Female Doc never said 19.1
16.2 16.2 27.0
Doc said not 15.9 8.5 13.5 23.7 16.6
Not needed 24.0 29.2 20.5 22.5 24.9
Cost/no insurance 7.2 13.3 15.3 6.6 1.2
Too old .4


.8
Had no time 3.0 5.3 1.0 3.0 3.5
Embarrassing to get .8


1.7
Painful 1.4 3.9 3.6

Afraid results .8 6.2


Other reason 25.2 27.7 26.4 28.0 22.9
Don't know 2.3 5.8 3.5
1.4
Denominator is: All female survey respondents older than 40 who
have not had a pap smear within the last three years

What is the main reason you have not had a Pap smear within the last three years?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
40-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 258 30 62 44 122
Doc never said 44
9 5 30
Doc said not 42 3 8 12 19
Not needed 65 8 15 11 31
Cost/no insurance 15 4 8 2 1
Too old 1


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


2
Painful 4 1 3

Afraid results 2 2


Other reason 68 8 16 12 32
Don't know 6 1 2
3
Female Total 258 30 62 44 122
Doc never said 44
9 5 30
Doc said not 42 3 8 12 19
Not needed 65 8 15 11 31
Cost/no insurance 15 4 8 2 1
Too old 1


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


2
Painful 4 1 3

Afraid results 2 2


Other reason 68 8 16 12 32
Don't know 6 1 2
3
Denominator is: All female survey respondents older than 40 who
have not had a pap smear within the last three years
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