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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

During the past 12 months, how many times did you actually attempt suicide?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
1 time 13.4 16.1 21.6 10.5 11.9 7.7
2 times 5.8 7.2 9.1 10.0


3 times 1.2 7.1




None 79.6 69.7 69.3 79.5 88.1 92.3 100.0
Male 1 time 13.3 9.7 27.3 11.8 9.8

2 times 5.9 12.9 4.5 11.8


None 80.8 77.4 68.2 76.5 90.2 100.0 100.0
Female 1 time 13.5 24.0 15.9 9.3 17.4 10.0
2 times 5.7
13.6 8.2


3 times 2.5 16.0




None 78.3 60.0 70.5 82.5 82.6 90.0 100.0
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who have seriously considered suicide
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During the past 12 months, how many times did you actually attempt suicide?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 101 14 24 25 22 10 6
1 time 15 2 6 3 3 1
2 times 6 1 3 2


3 times 1 1




Unknown/Not sure 1 1




None 78 9 15 20 19 9 6
Male Total 44 7 8 11 12 2 4
1 time 5 1 2 1 1

2 times 3 1 1 1


Unknown/Not sure 1 1




None 35 4 5 9 11 2 4
Female Total 57 7 16 14 10 8 2
1 time 10 1 4 2 2 1
2 times 3
2 1


3 times 1 1




None 43 5 10 11 8 7 2
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who have seriously considered suicide