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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

Do you agree or disagree with the following statement:
The long term complications of diabetes are preventable?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Strongly agree, or 43.8 92.7 48.7 43.8 50.7 71.9 28.9
Somewhat agree? 40.7 7.3 34.2 45.2 32.8 18.3 52.2
Neither agree nor disagree 1.8


2.6
2.9
Strongly disagree, or 5.9

5.5 11.7 1.4 6.0
Somewhat disagree? 7.7
17.1 5.5 2.3 8.4 9.8
Male Strongly agree, or 39.7 100.0 25.0 34.6 50.8 73.5 22.9
Somewhat agree? 46.1
50.0 65.4 34.4 17.6 57.1
Neither agree nor disagree 1.6


4.9
1.4
Strongly disagree, or 4.4


7.4 2.9 5.7
Somewhat disagree? 8.2
25.0
2.5 5.9 12.9
Female Strongly agree, or 47.8 80.0 100.0 53.8 50.5 70.5 34.0
Somewhat agree? 35.5 20.0
23.1 30.9 18.9 48.2
Neither agree nor disagree 2.1




4.2
Strongly disagree, or 7.3

11.5 16.5
6.3
Somewhat disagree? 7.3

11.5 2.1 10.5 7.3
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who were told by their doctor that they had diabetes
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Do you agree or disagree with the following statement:
The long term complications of diabetes are preventable?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 263 5 10 35 50 48 115
Strongly agree, or 107 4 6 15 22 30 30
Somewhat agree? 93 1 3 14 16 10 49
Neither agree nor disagree 4


1
3
Strongly disagree, or 14

2 6 1 5
Somewhat disagree? 20
1 3 2 4 10
Don?t know/Not sure 22

1 3 3 15
Refused 3




3
Male Total 112 3 6 13 22 19 49
Strongly agree, or 45 3 2 4 11 13 12
Somewhat agree? 44
3 9 7 3 22
Neither agree nor disagree 2


1
1
Strongly disagree, or 5


2 1 2
Somewhat disagree? 8
1
1 1 5
Don?t know/Not sure 7



1 6
Refused 1




1
Female Total 151 2 4 22 28 29 66
Strongly agree, or 62 1 4 11 11 17 18
Somewhat agree? 49 1
5 9 7 27
Neither agree nor disagree 2




2
Strongly disagree, or 9

2 4
3
Somewhat disagree? 12

3 1 3 5
Don?t know/Not sure 15

1 3 2 9
Refused 2




2
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who were told by their doctor that they had diabetes