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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
Have you ever been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that you have high blood pressure?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 22.7 6.5 9.3 16.9 24.6 34.5 43.5
No 77.1 93.5 90.7 83.1 75.0 65.2 56.4
Don't know/Not sure .0




.2
Refused .1


.4 .3
Male Yes 22.2 3.7 9.4 18.3 25.6 34.9 43.8
No 77.6 96.3 90.6 81.7 73.9 64.7 56.2
Refused .1


.5 .3
Female Yes 23.2 9.4 9.3 15.6 23.6 34.1 43.2
No 76.7 90.6 90.7 84.4 76.1 65.6 56.5
Don't know/Not sure .1




.3
Refused .1


.4 .3
Denominator is: All survey respondents who have had their
blood pressure checked

Have you ever been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that you have high blood pressure?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 3302 291 605 749 592 391 674
Yes 793 18 58 129 140 139 309
No 2503 273 547 620 450 250 363
Don't know/Not sure 2




2
Refused 4


2 2
Male Total 1396 152 272 326 241 170 235
Yes 320 6 25 58 62 65 104
No 1074 146 247 268 178 104 131
Refused 2


1 1
Female Total 1906 139 333 423 351 221 439
Yes 473 12 33 71 78 74 205
No 1429 127 300 352 272 146 232
Don't know/Not sure 2




2
Refused 2


1 1
Denominator is: All survey respondents who have had their
blood pressure checked
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