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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 serious is your diabetes?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Extremely serious 4.0
17.1 9.6 1.0 11.8
Very serious 11.4 29.1 21.9 13.1 12.2 11.3 9.6
Moderately serious 39.5 70.9 38.1 49.8 59.8 28.7 32.4
Slightly serious or 31.5

19.3 12.8 34.5 43.6
Not at all serious 13.6
22.8 8.3 14.3 13.7 14.4
Male Extremely serious 3.4
25.0 15.4


Very serious 10.2
16.7 11.5 5.2 8.3 12.2
Moderately serious 45.5 100.0 25.0 50.0 74.1 19.4 41.9
Slightly serious or 33.6

15.4 18.1 61.1 40.5
Not at all serious 7.4
33.3 7.7 2.6 11.1 5.4
Female Extremely serious 4.5

3.0 1.9 21.8
Very serious 12.6 80.0 33.3 14.9 19.0 13.9 7.5
Moderately serious 34.1 20.0 66.7 49.5 45.7 36.6 24.9
Slightly serious or 29.6

23.8 7.6 11.9 46.0
Not at all serious 19.2

8.9 25.7 15.8 21.6
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who were told by their doctor that they had diabetes
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How serious is 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 serious 9
1 3 1 4
Very serious 32 1 3 5 7 6 10
Moderately serious 103 4 4 16 26 17 36
Slightly serious or 71

7 7 14 43
Not at all serious 37
2 3 7 6 19
Don?t know/Not sure 7


1 1 5
Refused 4

1 1
2
Male Total 112 3 6 13 22 19 49
Extremely serious 3
1 2


Very serious 11
1 2 1 2 5
Moderately serious 51 3 2 6 15 5 20
Slightly serious or 33

2 4 10 17
Not at all serious 10
2 1 1 2 4
Don?t know/Not sure 3


1
2
Refused 1




1
Female Total 151 2 4 22 28 29 66
Extremely serious 6

1 1 4
Very serious 21 1 2 3 6 4 5
Moderately serious 52 1 2 10 11 12 16
Slightly serious or 38

5 3 4 26
Not at all serious 27

2 6 4 15
Don?t know/Not sure 4



1 3
Refused 3

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