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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

Has a doctor or other health professional ever talked with you about
physical activity or exercise?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes, w/in 12 months 32.9 23.6 21.4 31.8 37.6 37.2 43.7
Yes, w/in 3 years 10.8 6.9 12.7 11.7 13.7 8.7 8.9
Yes, 3+ years ago 7.4 3.3 7.9 8.4 8.5 8.1 6.6
No 48.9 66.2 57.9 48.0 40.1 46.0 40.8
Male Yes, w/in 12 months 28.6 13.0 18.0 28.3 36.2 31.9 41.8
Yes, w/in 3 years 11.9 8.5 12.0 13.2 15.0 9.6 10.4
Yes, 3+ years ago 7.6 3.5 5.7 9.0 8.0 11.9 7.3
No 51.9 75.0 64.4 49.4 40.8 46.6 40.5
Female Yes, w/in 12 months 37.1 34.8 25.0 35.2 39.2 42.1 45.1
Yes, w/in 3 years 9.9 5.2 13.5 10.3 12.4 8.0 7.8
Yes, 3+ years ago 7.1 3.1 10.2 7.9 9.0 4.5 6.0
No 45.9 56.8 51.3 46.6 39.5 45.4 41.0
Denominator is:
All survey respondents
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Has a doctor or other health professional ever talked with you about
physical activity or exercise?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 1790 178 325 405 327 224 331
Yes, w/in 12 months 591 38 74 132 121 84 142
Yes, w/in 3 years 198 14 42 48 45 21 28
Yes, 3+ years ago 135 6 22 36 28 19 24
No 859 119 186 188 132 99 135
Don't know/Not sure 6 1 1 1 1 1 1
Refused 1




1
Male Total 763 82 158 163 143 98 119
Yes, w/in 12 months 210 8 29 48 49 30 46
Yes, w/in 3 years 88 7 19 22 19 9 12
Yes, 3+ years ago 61 4 8 15 12 13 9
No 401 63 102 78 63 45 50
Don't know/Not sure 2



1 1
Refused 1




1
Female Total 1027 96 167 242 184 126 212
Yes, w/in 12 months 381 30 45 84 72 54 96
Yes, w/in 3 years 110 7 23 26 26 12 16
Yes, 3+ years ago 74 2 14 21 16 6 15
No 458 56 84 110 69 54 85
Don't know/Not sure 4 1 1 1 1

Denominator is:
All survey respondents