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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 important is following your self-management recommendations such as diet,
exercise, and glucose testing for controlling your diabetes?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Extremely important 40.2 36.4 44.3 47.5 51.9 50.7 30.3
Very important 39.9 15.9 32.9 34.2 24.9 32.5 50.4
Moderately important 13.4 15.9 11.4 13.6 16.7 11.0 13.0
Slightly important or 3.9
11.4 4.8 3.7 2.6 3.8
Not at all important 2.7 31.8

2.8 3.2 2.6
Male Extremely important 39.9
41.7 46.2 53.3 48.6 30.8
Very important 39.1 25.0 25.0 34.6 24.6 34.3 50.0
Moderately important 15.1 25.0 16.7 15.4 22.1 11.4 12.8
Slightly important or 4.5
16.7 3.8
5.7 5.1
Not at all important 1.4 50.0



1.3
Female Extremely important 40.5 100.0 50.0 49.0 50.5 52.4 29.9
Very important 40.6
50.0 33.7 25.2 31.1 50.7
Moderately important 11.8

11.5 11.2 10.7 13.1
Slightly important or 3.3

5.8 7.5
2.7
Not at all important 3.8


5.6 5.8 3.6
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who were told by their doctor that they had diabetes
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How important is following your self-management recommendations such as diet,
exercise, and glucose testing for controlling 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
Extremely important 103 2 4 14 27 22 34
Very important 99 1 4 14 11 17 52
Moderately important 36 1 1 4 7 6 17
Slightly important or 11
1 2 3 1 4
Not at all important 8 1

2 1 4
Don?t know/Not sure 5

1
1 3
Refused 1




1
Male Total 112 3 6 13 22 19 49
Extremely important 44
2 5 13 9 15
Very important 41 1 2 5 5 6 22
Moderately important 17 1 1 2 4 2 7
Slightly important or 5
1 1
1 2
Not at all important 2 1



1
Don?t know/Not sure 3



1 2
Female Total 151 2 4 22 28 29 66
Extremely important 59 2 2 9 14 13 19
Very important 58
2 9 6 11 30
Moderately important 19

2 3 4 10
Slightly important or 6

1 3
2
Not at all important 6


2 1 3
Don?t know/Not sure 2

1

1
Refused 1




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