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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 been told by a health professional
that you had high blood pressure?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 22.9 3.0 10.0 18.1 24.4 33.8 44.1
No 77.1 97.0 90.0 81.9 75.6 66.2 55.9
Male Yes 22.2 1.7 12.3 19.7 26.7 30.9 40.4
No 77.8 98.3 87.7 80.3 73.3 69.1 59.6
Female Yes 23.5 4.4 7.7 16.6 22.0 36.5 46.9
No 76.5 95.6 92.3 83.4 78.0 63.5 53.1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who have had their blood pressures checked.

Have you ever been told by a health professional
that you had high blood pressure?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 3,576 333 682 710 772 428 651
Yes 828 12 65 130 189 145 287
No 2,741 320 615 580 583 282 361
Don't know/Not sure 6 1 2

1 2
Refused 1




1
Male Total 1,499 148 296 321 325 174 235
Yes 332 4 31 65 85 54 93
No 1,166 144 265 256 240 120 141
Don't know/Not sure 1




1
Female Total 2,077 185 386 389 447 254 416
Yes 496 8 34 65 104 91 194
No 1,575 176 350 324 343 162 220
Don't know/Not sure 5 1 2

1 1
Refused 1




1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who have had their blood pressures checked.