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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 is the main reason you have not had Pap smear?
(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 21.0 20.0 20.0 33.3

26.7
Doctor told me it was not necessary 8.9


50.0
20.0
Not needed/Don?t have problem 34.3 52.0 40.0 66.7

13.3
Haven?t had the time 3.3 8.0




Embarrassing to get 2.6


50.0

Too uncomfortable or painful 8.2 20.0




Some other reason (specify) 21.6
40.0

100.0 40.0
Female Doctor never said it was necessary/Never suggested 21.0 20.0 20.0 33.3

26.7
Doctor told me it was not necessary 8.9


50.0
20.0
Not needed/Don?t have problem 34.3 52.0 40.0 66.7

13.3
Haven?t had the time 3.3 8.0




Embarrassing to get 2.6


50.0

Too uncomfortable or painful 8.2 20.0




Some other reason (specify) 21.6
40.0

100.0 40.0
Denominator is:
All female survey respondents who have not had a pap smear or are unsure of whether they have had pap smear
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What is the main reason you have not had Pap smear?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 27 8 5 2 2 1 9
Doctor never said it was necessary/Never suggested 7 2 1 1

3
Doctor told me it was not necessary 2


1
1
Not needed/Don?t have problem 7 3 2 1

1
Haven?t had the time 1 1




Embarrassing to get 1


1

Too uncomfortable or painful 1 1




Some other reason (specify) 7
2

1 4
Don't know 1 1




Female Total 27 8 5 2 2 1 9
Doctor never said it was necessary/Never suggested 7 2 1 1

3
Doctor told me it was not necessary 2


1
1
Not needed/Don?t have problem 7 3 2 1

1
Haven?t had the time 1 1




Embarrassing to get 1


1

Too uncomfortable or painful 1 1




Some other reason (specify) 7
2

1 4
Don't know 1 1




Denominator is:
All female survey respondents who have not had a pap smear or are unsure of whether they have had pap smear