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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 your diet
or eating habits?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes, w/in 12 months 25.0 14.9 18.4 24.2 32.4 28.2 29.6
Yes, w/in 3 years 8.9 4.8 11.2 10.5 10.4 8.8 6.1
Yes, 3+ years ago 8.0 2.3 5.8 8.5 10.4 7.3 11.1
No 58.0 78.0 64.6 56.7 46.8 55.7 53.1
Male Yes, w/in 12 months 21.8 3.5 17.0 23.1 32.2 24.2 25.5
Yes, w/in 3 years 8.6 3.5 9.5 9.7 11.9 8.4 6.2
Yes, 3+ years ago 7.0 2.0 3.5 6.9 8.3 9.3 11.9
No 62.6 91.0 70.0 60.2 47.7 58.1 56.4
Female Yes, w/in 12 months 28.1 27.0 19.8 25.4 32.5 32.0 32.6
Yes, w/in 3 years 9.2 6.2 13.0 11.2 9.0 9.1 6.1
Yes, 3+ years ago 8.9 2.6 8.2 10.1 12.6 5.5 10.5
No 53.7 64.2 59.1 53.4 45.9 53.4 50.8
Denominator is:
All survey respondents
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Has a doctor or other health professional ever talked with you about your diet
or eating habits?

(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 444 27 63 96 100 61 97
Yes, w/in 3 years 167 10 38 43 37 19 20
Yes, 3+ years ago 151 6 20 41 33 17 34
No 1020 135 203 225 155 125 177
Don't know/Not sure 8
1
2 2 3
Male Total 763 82 158 163 143 98 119
Yes, w/in 12 months 159 3 26 38 41 22 29
Yes, w/in 3 years 66 3 15 15 17 8 8
Yes, 3+ years ago 55 3 5 14 11 9 13
No 478 73 111 96 73 58 67
Don't know/Not sure 5
1
1 1 2
Female Total 1027 96 167 242 184 126 212
Yes, w/in 12 months 285 24 37 58 59 39 68
Yes, w/in 3 years 101 7 23 28 20 11 12
Yes, 3+ years ago 96 3 15 27 22 8 21
No 542 62 92 129 82 67 110
Don't know/Not sure 3


1 1 1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents