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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
In the past 12 months, how many times
have you visited an emergency room
or been hospitalized because of asthma?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
None 89.8 86.7 86.2 89.4 95.2 92.1 89.3
1 time 6.4 8.5 7.0 7.9 1.8 2.0 10.1
2 times 2.4 3.6 3.5 1.9 2.2 4.0
3-5 times .9 1.2 1.7
.8 2.0
More than 5 times .6
1.6 .8

.6
Male None 91.7 95.4 91.3 94.2 93.9 90.9 85.2
1 time 5.3 4.6 3.7 2.9 3.1
14.8
2 times 2.8
3.7 2.9 3.1 9.1
3-5 times .2
1.2



Female None 88.6 80.9 83.0 86.6 95.9 92.7 92.7
1 time 7.1 11.1 9.2 10.9 1.2 3.1 6.1
2 times 2.1 6.0 3.3 1.3 1.8 1.0
3-5 times 1.2 2.0 2.0
1.2 3.1
More than 5 times .9
2.6 1.3

1.1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who have been diagnosed with asthma.

In the past 12 months, how many times have you visited an emergency room or been hospitalized because of asthma?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 639 71 130 127 126 86 99
None 578 62 115 115 120 80 86
1 time 39 6 8 9 2 2 12
2 times 13 2 4 2 2 3
3-5 times 5 1 2
1 1
More than 5 times 3
1 1

1
Don't know/not sure 1


1

Male Total 209 25 45 42 36 26 35
None 193 24 42 40 34 24 29
1 time 10 1 1 1 1
6
2 times 5
1 1 1 2
3-5 times 1
1



Female Total 430 46 85 85 90 60 64
None 385 38 73 75 86 56 57
1 time 29 5 7 8 1 2 6
2 times 8 2 3 1 1 1
3-5 times 4 1 1
1 1
More than 5 times 3
1 1

1
Don't know/not sure 1


1

Denominator is:
All survey respondents who have been diagnosed with asthma.