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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
How long has it been since your last breast exam?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Within the past year 70.7 68.0 74.4 68.7 72.2 74.1 67.9
Within the past two years 14.9 23.4 14.6 14.3 13.9 11.9 14.7
Within the past three years 5.4 6.1 4.7 6.8 3.9 5.2 5.4
Within the past 5 years 3.4 1.0 3.2 3.7 4.4 2.8 3.6
Five or more years ago 5.6 1.5 3.2 6.5 5.6 6.0 8.4
Female Within the past year 70.7 68.0 74.4 68.7 72.2 74.1 67.9
Within the past two years 14.9 23.4 14.6 14.3 13.9 11.9 14.7
Within the past three years 5.4 6.1 4.7 6.8 3.9 5.2 5.4
Within the past 5 years 3.4 1.0 3.2 3.7 4.4 2.8 3.6
Five or more years ago 5.6 1.5 3.2 6.5 5.6 6.0 8.4
Denominator is:
All female survey respondents who have had a clinical breast exam.

How long has it been since your last breast exam?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 3,799 272 708 796 797 491 735
Within the past year 2,665 200 508 544 574 362 477
Within the past two years 557 48 113 118 116 59 103
Within the past three years 209 16 36 53 34 26 44
Within the past 5 years 130 3 23 29 31 13 31
Five or more years ago 206 4 26 48 38 28 62
Don't know/Not sure 32 1 2 4 4 3 18
Female Total 3,799 272 708 796 797 491 735
Within the past year 2,665 200 508 544 574 362 477
Within the past two years 557 48 113 118 116 59 103
Within the past three years 209 16 36 53 34 26 44
Within the past 5 years 130 3 23 29 31 13 31
Five or more years ago 206 4 26 48 38 28 62
Don't know/Not sure 32 1 2 4 4 3 18
Denominator is:
All female survey respondents who have had a clinical breast exam.