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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

Would you say that in general your health is?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Excellent 21.1 24.0 21.9 21.8 26.5 18.5 14.1
Very good 36.3 41.6 40.8 37.8 34.8 32.8 30.9
Good 29.2 26.7 29.8 29.0 25.7 28.1 34.3
Fair 10.9 7.1 6.5 9.7 10.7 14.2 16.7
Or poor 2.5 .7 1.0 1.6 2.3 6.5 3.9
Male Excellent 22.2 29.1 25.7 19.5 28.3 12.7 16.6
Very good 35.9 37.0 42.2 37.3 33.3 37.5 27.6
Good 29.6 29.7 24.3 30.9 29.9 26.3 35.9
Fair 10.4 4.2 5.7 10.7 7.2 19.3 17.1
Or poor 1.9
2.0 1.6 1.3 4.2 2.8
Female Excellent 20.1 18.6 18.0 24.1 24.7 23.9 12.4
Very good 36.8 46.5 39.3 38.2 36.3 28.2 33.3
Good 28.8 23.5 35.4 27.2 21.5 29.9 33.1
Fair 11.3 10.0 7.2 8.8 14.3 9.4 16.4
Or poor 3.1 1.5
1.6 3.2 8.6 4.8
Denominator is:
All survey respondents
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Would you say that in general your health is?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 1815 155 350 381 372 254 303
Excellent 385 37 77 90 87 50 44
Very good 656 66 140 147 132 81 90
Good 536 39 108 105 105 74 105
Fair 189 12 22 32 38 37 48
Or poor 48 1 3 7 10 12 15
Don't know/Not sure 1




1
Male Total 741 62 158 142 164 111 104
Excellent 157 18 40 28 41 13 17
Very good 267 24 67 54 56 41 25
Good 224 17 39 43 54 31 40
Fair 74 3 9 14 10 20 18
Or poor 19
3 3 3 6 4
Female Total 1074 93 192 239 208 143 199
Excellent 228 19 37 62 46 37 27
Very good 389 42 73 93 76 40 65
Good 312 22 69 62 51 43 65
Fair 115 9 13 18 28 17 30
Or poor 29 1
4 7 6 11
Don't know/Not sure 1




1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents