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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

What was the main reason you have never had a mammogram?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Doctor never said it was necessary/Never suggested 26.2 35.6 24.1 27.8 14.1
6.7
Doctor told me it was not necessary 5.7 5.9 8.4 3.3 2.8

Not needed/Don?t have breast problem 14.9 11.9 13.9 12.5 19.7 33.3 36.7
Cost/Not covered by insurance 4.3 3.9 2.6 5.6 11.3 33.3
Too young 34.5 30.9 47.4 32.8 8.5

Haven?t had the time 3.2 3.6 1.1 2.7 15.5 11.1 6.7
Too uncomfortable or painful 1.0
.7

22.2 6.7
Radiation - fear of exposure .4

.5 5.6

Afraid of what they might find .7

1.1 5.6
3.3
Some other reason (specify) 9.2 8.3 1.8 13.6 16.9
40.0
Female Doctor never said it was necessary/Never suggested 26.2 35.6 24.1 27.8 14.1
6.7
Doctor told me it was not necessary 5.7 5.9 8.4 3.3 2.8

Not needed/Don?t have breast problem 14.9 11.9 13.9 12.5 19.7 33.3 36.7
Cost/Not covered by insurance 4.3 3.9 2.6 5.6 11.3 33.3
Too young 34.5 30.9 47.4 32.8 8.5

Haven?t had the time 3.2 3.6 1.1 2.7 15.5 11.1 6.7
Too uncomfortable or painful 1.0
.7

22.2 6.7
Radiation - fear of exposure .4

.5 5.6

Afraid of what they might find .7

1.1 5.6
3.3
Some other reason (specify) 9.2 8.3 1.8 13.6 16.9
40.0
Denominator is:
All female survey respondents who have never had a mammogram
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What was the main reason you have never had a mammogram?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 394 87 154 103 21 7 22
Doctor never said it was necessary/Never suggested 104 31 38 29 4
2
Doctor told me it was not necessary 20 3 13 3 1

Not needed/Don?t have breast problem 50 9 16 10 4 2 9
Cost/Not covered by insurance 19 4 4 7 2 2
Too young 139 26 74 37 2

Haven?t had the time 12 2 2 3 3 1 1
Too uncomfortable or painful 3
1

1 1
Radiation - fear of exposure 2

1 1

Afraid of what they might find 3

1 1
1
Some other reason (specify) 28 6 3 9 3
7
Don't know 14 6 3 3
1 1
Female Total 394 87 154 103 21 7 22
Doctor never said it was necessary/Never suggested 104 31 38 29 4
2
Doctor told me it was not necessary 20 3 13 3 1

Not needed/Don?t have breast problem 50 9 16 10 4 2 9
Cost/Not covered by insurance 19 4 4 7 2 2
Too young 139 26 74 37 2

Haven?t had the time 12 2 2 3 3 1 1
Too uncomfortable or painful 3
1

1 1
Radiation - fear of exposure 2

1 1

Afraid of what they might find 3

1 1
1
Some other reason (specify) 28 6 3 9 3
7
Don't know 14 6 3 3
1 1
Denominator is:
All female survey respondents who have never had a mammogram