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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

Are you trying to lose weight?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 38.2 26.2 36.2 42.8 46.9 45.4 28.9
No 61.8 73.8 63.8 57.2 53.1 54.6 71.1
Male Yes 33.4 16.7 31.4 32.4 47.8 37.9 29.8
No 66.6 83.3 68.6 67.6 52.2 62.1 70.2
Female Yes 42.6 36.2 41.2 52.8 46.1 52.6 28.1
No 57.4 63.8 58.8 47.2 53.9 47.4 71.9
Denominator is:
All survey respondents
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Are you trying to lose weight?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 1815 155 350 381 372 254 303
Yes 715 46 131 168 170 113 87
No 1097 109 219 213 202 140 214
Don't know/Not sure 2




2
Refused 1



1
Male Total 741 62 158 142 164 111 104
Yes 248 12 48 44 71 41 32
No 493 50 110 98 93 70 72
Female Total 1074 93 192 239 208 143 199
Yes 467 34 83 124 99 72 55
No 604 59 109 115 109 70 142
Don't know/Not sure 2




2
Refused 1



1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents