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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

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 60.7 31.8 5.3 53.0 53.4 71.2 66.1
No 39.3 68.2 94.7 47.0 46.6 28.8 33.9
Male Yes 53.4 50.0
61.5 53.4 61.1 53.8
No 46.6 50.0 100.0 38.5 46.6 38.9 46.2
Female Yes 67.2
16.7 43.9 53.3 79.6 75.8
No 32.8 100.0 83.3 56.1 46.7 20.4 24.2
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who were told by their doctor that they had diabetes
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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 263 5 10 35 50 48 115
Yes 158 1 1 19 25 34 78
No 101 4 9 16 24 14 34
Don't know/Not sure 2


1
1
Refused 2




2
Male Total 112 3 6 13 22 19 49
Yes 60 1
8 11 12 28
No 49 2 6 5 10 7 19
Don't know/Not sure 2


1
1
Refused 1




1
Female Total 151 2 4 22 28 29 66
Yes 98
1 11 14 22 50
No 52 2 3 11 14 7 15
Refused 1




1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who were told by their doctor that they had diabetes