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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 worried are you about developing complications of diabetes, like eye
problems, foot ulcers, or heart attacks?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Extremely worried 12.1
11.4 11.7 19.5 26.9 4.8
Very worried 13.9 45.0 32.9 4.1 22.5 11.8 11.8
Moderately worried 30.3 23.2 17.1 37.4 31.4 23.6 31.5
Slightly worried or 20.9
33.3 26.1 12.1 13.3 25.1
Not at all worried 22.9 31.8 5.3 20.8 14.5 24.5 26.9
Male Extremely worried 10.0
16.7 7.7 14.8 19.4 5.1
Very worried 15.6 25.0 25.0
26.2 16.7 14.1
Moderately worried 30.4 25.0 25.0 46.2 39.3 11.1 29.5
Slightly worried or 28.4
33.3 26.9 14.8 22.2 37.2
Not at all worried 15.7 50.0
19.2 4.9 30.6 14.1
Female Extremely worried 14.0

15.9 24.3 33.0 4.5
Very worried 12.3 80.0 50.0 8.4 18.7 7.8 10.0
Moderately worried 30.2 20.0
28.0 23.4 34.0 33.0
Slightly worried or 14.0
33.3 25.2 9.3 5.8 15.4
Not at all worried 29.4
16.7 22.4 24.3 19.4 37.1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who were told by their doctor that they had diabetes
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How worried are you about developing complications of diabetes, like eye
problems, foot ulcers, or heart attacks?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 263 5 10 35 50 48 115
Extremely worried 32
1 5 9 11 6
Very worried 36 2 3 2 11 7 11
Moderately worried 78 2 2 12 17 12 33
Slightly worried or 53
3 9 5 7 29
Not at all worried 60 1 1 7 8 11 32
Don?t know/Not sure 2




2
Refused 2




2
Male Total 112 3 6 13 22 19 49
Extremely worried 10
1 1 3 3 2
Very worried 16 1 1
6 3 5
Moderately worried 35 1 2 6 9 2 15
Slightly worried or 31
2 4 3 5 17
Not at all worried 18 1
2 1 6 8
Don?t know/Not sure 1




1
Refused 1




1
Female Total 151 2 4 22 28 29 66
Extremely worried 22

4 6 8 4
Very worried 20 1 2 2 5 4 6
Moderately worried 43 1
6 8 10 18
Slightly worried or 22
1 5 2 2 12
Not at all worried 42
1 5 7 5 24
Don?t know/Not sure 1




1
Refused 1




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