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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

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+
Within the past year (1 to 12 months ago) 79.0 100.0 71.6 64.9 67.8 83.5 85.0
Within the past 2 years (1 to 2 years ago) 13.3
28.4 18.6 22.1 8.7 9.8
Within the past 5 years (2 to 5 years ago) 3.8

3.1 5.2 2.5 4.1
5 or more years ago 4.0

13.5 4.8 5.3 1.1
Male Within the past year (1 to 12 months ago) 81.4 100.0 75.0 72.7 67.3 74.3 91.9
Within the past 2 years (1 to 2 years ago) 14.0
25.0 18.2 27.3 11.4 8.1
Within the past 5 years (2 to 5 years ago) .5



2.9
5 or more years ago 4.1

9.1 5.5 11.4
Female Within the past year (1 to 12 months ago) 76.7 100.0 66.7 56.8 68.4 91.6 79.0
Within the past 2 years (1 to 2 years ago) 12.7
33.3 18.9 16.8 6.3 11.3
Within the past 5 years (2 to 5 years ago) 6.8

6.3 10.5 2.1 7.7
5 or more years ago 3.8

17.9 4.2
2.1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who who were told by their doctor that they had diabetes and who have ever had their blood cholesterol checked
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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 236 3 8 30 46 46 103
Within the past year (1 to 12 months ago) 182 3 6 19 32 37 85
Within the past 2 years (1 to 2 years ago) 30
2 5 9 4 10
Within the past 5 years (2 to 5 years ago) 9

1 2 2 4
5 or more years ago 11

5 3 2 1
Don?t know/Not sure 4



1 3
Male Total 100 2 4 11 20 19 44
Within the past year (1 to 12 months ago) 80 2 3 8 14 13 40
Within the past 2 years (1 to 2 years ago) 14
1 2 5 2 4
Within the past 5 years (2 to 5 years ago) 1



1
5 or more years ago 4

1 1 2
Don?t know/Not sure 1



1
Female Total 136 1 4 19 26 27 59
Within the past year (1 to 12 months ago) 102 1 3 11 18 24 45
Within the past 2 years (1 to 2 years ago) 16
1 3 4 2 6
Within the past 5 years (2 to 5 years ago) 8

1 2 1 4
5 or more years ago 7

4 2
1
Don?t know/Not sure 3




3
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who who were told by their doctor that they had diabetes and who have ever had their blood cholesterol checked