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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Have you ever had your blood cholesterol checked?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 73.2 36.7 49.5 76.0 84.5 90.8 91.2
No 26.8 63.3 50.5 24.0 15.5 9.2 8.8
Male Yes 69.1 34.5 44.6 71.8 81.3 90.1 88.5
No 30.9 65.5 55.4 28.2 18.7 9.9 11.5
Female Yes 77.0 39.0 54.6 80.0 87.6 91.5 93.1
No 23.0 61.0 45.4 20.0 12.4 8.5 6.9
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.

Have you ever had your blood cholesterol checked?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 3,591 338 688 712 772 429 652
Yes 2,627 121 359 531 645 391 580
No 853 189 309 160 109 31 55
Don't know/Not sure 111 28 20 21 18 7 17
Male Total 1,509 151 300 323 325 175 235
Yes 1,039 51 143 226 261 154 204
No 421 88 148 86 58 15 26
Don't know/Not sure 49 12 9 11 6 6 5
Female Total 2,082 187 388 389 447 254 417
Yes 1,588 70 216 305 384 237 376
No 432 101 161 74 51 16 29
Don't know/Not sure 62 16 11 10 12 1 12
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.