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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 or other health professional that your blood cholesterol is high?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 31.8 10.9 19.9 24.5 32.8 43.3 41.9
No 67.7 89.1 80.1 75.2 66.7 56.4 57.2
Don't know/Not sure .4

.4 .2 .2 .9
Refused .1


.3 .2 .1
Male Yes 31.1 6.2 17.6 27.1 37.3 39.0 39.7
No 68.5 93.8 82.4 72.3 62.1 60.6 59.8
Don't know/Not sure .2

.6

.5
Refused .2


.6 .4
Female Yes 32.5 17.2 22.0 21.9 28.6 47.1 43.4
No 67.0 82.8 78.0 77.9 71.0 52.6 55.3
Don't know/Not sure .5

.2 .4 .3 1.2
Refused .0




.2
Denominator is: All survey respondents who have had their cholesterol checked

Have you ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that your blood cholesterol is high?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 2445 97 326 547 503 357 615
Yes 763 7 62 126 156 148 264
No 1668 90 264 419 345 207 343
Don't know/Not sure 11

2 1 1 7
Refused 3


1 1 1
Male Total 989 54 142 236 195 151 211
Yes 302 4 25 61 70 57 85
No 682 50 117 174 124 93 124
Don't know/Not sure 3

1

2
Refused 2


1 1
Female Total 1456 43 184 311 308 206 404
Yes 461 3 37 65 86 91 179
No 986 40 147 245 221 114 219
Don't know/Not sure 8

1 1 1 5
Refused 1




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