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Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS); 1998

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1998

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies

How long has it been since your last breast exam?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
w/in the past year (1 to 12 months) 70.3 79.9 71.7 66.2 69.4 74.7 67.4
w/in the past 2 years (1 to 2 years) 14.9 13.6 13.8 18.2 17.1 11.5 12.6
wi/in the past 3 years (2 to 3 years) 4.7 5.4 6.0 5.4 4.6 2.4 4.0
w/in the past 5 years (3 to 5 years) 4.0 1.1 4.1 4.8 3.7 4.9 4.0
five or more years ago 6.1
4.3 5.5 5.2 6.5 12.0
Female w/in the past year (1 to 12 months) 70.3 79.9 71.7 66.2 69.4 74.7 67.4
w/in the past 2 years (1 to 2 years) 14.9 13.6 13.8 18.2 17.1 11.5 12.6
wi/in the past 3 years (2 to 3 years) 4.7 5.4 6.0 5.4 4.6 2.4 4.0
w/in the past 5 years (3 to 5 years) 4.0 1.1 4.1 4.8 3.7 4.9 4.0
five or more years ago 6.1
4.3 5.5 5.2 6.5 12.0
Denominator is:
All female survey respondents who have had a clinical breast exam
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How long has it been since your last breast exam?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 2905 238 505 691 570 376 525
w/in the past year (1 to 12 months) 2025 187 366 447 397 276 352
w/in the past 2 years (1 to 2 years) 438 33 68 130 97 43 67
wi/in the past 3 years (2 to 3 years) 143 14 30 43 24 11 21
w/in the past 5 years (3 to 5 years) 116 4 19 30 23 18 22
five or more years ago 172
22 40 27 26 57
Don't know/Not sure 11

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Female Total 2905 238 505 691 570 376 525
w/in the past year (1 to 12 months) 2025 187 366 447 397 276 352
w/in the past 2 years (1 to 2 years) 438 33 68 130 97 43 67
wi/in the past 3 years (2 to 3 years) 143 14 30 43 24 11 21
w/in the past 5 years (3 to 5 years) 116 4 19 30 23 18 22
five or more years ago 172
22 40 27 26 57
Don't know/Not sure 11

1 2 2 6
Denominator is:
All female survey respondents who have had a clinical breast exam