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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 now trying to maintain your current weight,
keep from gaining weight?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 57.6 53.7 51.7 58.9 63.2 57.4 59.9
No 42.4 46.3 48.3 41.1 36.8 42.6 40.1
Male Yes 50.3 45.5 40.8 54.1 53.3 49.8 57.5
No 49.7 54.5 59.2 45.9 46.7 50.2 42.5
Female Yes 65.6 65.4 64.6 65.4 72.7 66.7 61.6
No 34.4 34.6 35.4 34.6 27.3 33.3 38.4
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who reported not trying to lose weight
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Are you now trying to maintain your current weight,
keep from gaining weight?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 1100 109 219 213 202 141 216
Yes 640 61 114 125 125 88 127
No 455 47 103 87 77 53 88
Don't know/Not sure 4 1 2 1


Refused 1




1
Male Total 493 50 110 98 93 70 72
Yes 247 22 47 52 49 37 40
No 243 28 61 45 44 33 32
Don't know/Not sure 3
2 1


Female Total 607 59 109 115 109 71 144
Yes 393 39 67 73 76 51 87
No 212 19 42 42 33 20 56
Don't know/Not sure 1 1




Refused 1




1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who reported not trying to lose weight