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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
About how long has it been since you last had your blood cholesterol checked?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
W/in year 62.2 50.5 56.2 51.6 54.2 75.2 77.0
W/in 2 years 16.1 18.1 16.0 18.7 21.5 11.5 11.2
W/in 5 years 13.2 23.1 17.2 18.7 13.5 8.3 6.3
5+ years ago 7.2 6.4 9.7 10.0 9.8 4.0 3.0
Don't know/Not sure 1.4 2.0 .8 1.0 .8 1.0 2.5
Male W/in year 61.0 44.1 59.7 49.3 49.6 73.2 83.1
W/in 2 years 15.9 13.4 10.7 21.8 24.0 11.4 8.2
W/in 5 years 14.0 31.2 21.6 16.2 14.9 8.0 4.8
5+ years ago 7.8 8.8 7.5 11.1 11.5 5.2 2.2
Don't know/Not sure 1.3 2.5 .4 1.6
2.2 1.7
Female W/in year 63.3 58.9 52.9 53.8 58.6 76.9 72.6
W/in 2 years 16.2 24.3 20.9 15.7 19.1 11.6 13.4
W/in 5 years 12.4 12.2 13.2 21.0 12.3 8.5 7.3
5+ years ago 6.6 3.1 11.8 9.0 8.3 3.0 3.6
Don't know/Not sure 1.5 1.4 1.2 .5 1.6
3.1
Denominator is: All survey respondents who have had their cholesterol checked within the last year

About how long has it been since you last had your blood cholesterol checked?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 2445 97 326 547 503 357 615
W/in year 1490 50 170 265 275 260 470
W/in 2 years 405 21 55 107 104 44 74
W/in 5 years 335 15 61 111 78 33 37
5+ years ago 175 8 35 59 41 16 16
Don't know/Not sure 40 3 5 5 5 4 18
Male Total 989 54 142 236 195 151 211
W/in year 584 29 74 109 92 107 173
W/in 2 years 167 8 18 54 50 19 18
W/in 5 years 140 9 36 41 31 13 10
5+ years ago 83 6 13 29 22 8 5
Don't know/Not sure 15 2 1 3
4 5
Female Total 1456 43 184 311 308 206 404
W/in year 906 21 96 156 183 153 297
W/in 2 years 238 13 37 53 54 25 56
W/in 5 years 195 6 25 70 47 20 27
5+ years ago 92 2 22 30 19 8 11
Don't know/Not sure 25 1 4 2 5
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Denominator is: All survey respondents who have had their cholesterol checked within the last year
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