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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 much has your doctor or health care provider helped you set clear,
specific goals for managing your diabetes?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Very helpful 68.8 68.2 66.7 60.3 64.1 71.5 71.9
Somewhat helpful 21.8
21.9 32.1 25.4 22.8 18.2
Not very helpful 5.5

7.6 9.2 2.1 5.3
Not helpful at all 3.9 31.8 11.4
1.3 3.6 4.6
Male Very helpful 69.4 50.0 66.7 53.8 63.9 72.2 76.3
Somewhat helpful 21.6
16.7 38.5 28.7 22.2 15.0
Not very helpful 4.8

7.7 4.9
6.2
Not helpful at all 4.1 50.0 16.7
2.5 5.6 2.5
Female Very helpful 68.3 100.0 66.7 67.3 64.4 70.9 68.3
Somewhat helpful 22.0
33.3 25.2 21.8 23.3 20.8
Not very helpful 6.1

7.5 13.9 3.9 4.5
Not helpful at all 3.6



1.9 6.3
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who were told by their doctor that they had diabetes
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How much has your doctor or health care provider helped you set clear,
specific goals for managing your diabetes?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 263 5 10 35 50 48 115
Very helpful 176 4 7 21 31 32 81
Somewhat helpful 55
2 10 12 13 18
Not very helpful 17

4 4 1 8
Not helpful at all 10 1 1
1 2 5
Don?t know/Not sure 4


2
2
Refused 1




1
Male Total 112 3 6 13 22 19 49
Very helpful 76 2 4 7 14 13 36
Somewhat helpful 24
1 5 6 5 7
Not very helpful 6

1 1
4
Not helpful at all 5 1 1
1 1 1
Don?t know/Not sure 1




1
Female Total 151 2 4 22 28 29 66
Very helpful 100 2 3 14 17 19 45
Somewhat helpful 31
1 5 6 8 11
Not very helpful 11

3 3 1 4
Not helpful at all 5



1 4
Don?t know/Not sure 3


2
1
Refused 1




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