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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
About how long has it been since you last had your blood
pressure taken by a health professional?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Within the past 6 months 70.4 60.9 65.0 65.1 70.5 75.1 84.4
Within the past year 14.4 15.9 15.9 17.1 15.2 13.3 9.0
Within the past 2 years 7.3 11.1 9.8 8.6 6.3 5.9 2.8
Within the past 5 years 4.4 6.1 4.4 5.9 5.2 3.0 2.1
5 or more years ago 2.9 4.1 3.7 3.1 2.9 2.4 1.7
Never .5 1.9 1.3 .3
.2 .1
Male Within the past 6 months 63.3 49.8 55.6 57.2 64.8 71.8 82.7
Within the past year 15.2 17.3 16.1 18.7 15.9 13.2 8.2
Within the past 2 years 10.0 13.4 13.3 11.9 9.7 8.6 2.5
Within the past 5 years 6.1 10.1 6.3 7.6 6.1 2.3 3.5
5 or more years ago 4.7 8.0 6.8 4.0 3.5 3.8 3.0
Never .7 1.5 1.9 .5
.3
Female Within the past 6 months 77.1 72.8 74.8 72.8 76.1 78.4 85.6
Within the past year 13.7 14.4 15.7 15.5 14.5 13.4 9.6
Within the past 2 years 4.7 8.6 6.1 5.4 2.9 3.4 3.0
Within the past 5 years 2.9 1.8 2.4 4.2 4.2 3.7 1.0
5 or more years ago 1.2
.4 2.2 2.3 1.1 .7
Never .4 2.4 .6


.2
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.

About how long has it been since you last had your blood
pressure taken by a health professional?

(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
Within the past 6 months 2,557 215 456 468 546 322 550
Within the past year 499 50 102 121 113 56 57
Within the past 2 years 254 34 69 60 47 25 19
Within the past 5 years 147 18 29 34 40 15 11
5 or more years ago 98 12 21 24 22 10 9
Don't know/Not sure 20 4 5 2 4
5
Never 15 5 6 2
1 1
Refused 1

1


Male Total 1,509 151 300 323 325 175 235
Within the past 6 months 950 74 167 190 205 122 192
Within the past year 224 25 47 59 48 24 21
Within the past 2 years 156 22 42 36 34 16 6
Within the past 5 years 85 14 20 18 21 5 7
5 or more years ago 72 12 18 15 13 7 7
Don't know/Not sure 11 1 2 2 4
2
Never 10 3 4 2
1
Refused 1

1


Female Total 2,082 187 388 389 447 254 417
Within the past 6 months 1,607 141 289 278 341 200 358
Within the past year 275 25 55 62 65 32 36
Within the past 2 years 98 12 27 24 13 9 13
Within the past 5 years 62 4 9 16 19 10 4
5 or more years ago 26
3 9 9 3 2
Don't know/Not sure 9 3 3


3
Never 5 2 2


1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.