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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
When did you have your last sigmoidoscopy or a colonoscopy?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Within past year 30.5

30.6 33.9 26.0 31.7
Within 2 years 17.2

17.5 12.2 17.9 18.9
Within 5 years 23.1

26.3 31.2 19.4 21.3
5 or more years ago 29.2

25.6 22.8 36.7 28.1
Male Within past year 32.6

35.7 37.7 28.9 32.0
Within 2 years 16.2

14.3 16.4 13.7 18.4
Within 5 years 19.3

21.4 23.8 18.7 17.0
5 or more years ago 31.9

28.6 22.1 38.7 32.5
Female Within past year 28.5

18.7 30.4 22.7 31.4
Within 2 years 18.1

25.0 8.3 22.4 19.2
Within 5 years 26.6

37.5 38.0 20.3 24.4
5 or more years ago 26.8

18.7 23.3 34.6 25.0
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are over 39 years old and have had a sigmoidoscopy.

When did you have your last sigmoidoscopy or a colonoscopy?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 398

25 85 105 183
Within past year 115

6 23 27 59
Within 2 years 67

4 12 20 31
Within 5 years 95

7 29 19 40
5 or more years ago 118

8 21 39 50
Don't know/Not sure 3




3
Male Total 165

16 37 46 66
Within past year 48

4 11 13 20
Within 2 years 26

2 6 7 11
Within 5 years 33

4 10 7 12
5 or more years ago 56

6 10 19 21
Don't know/Not sure 2




2
Female Total 233

9 48 59 117
Within past year 67

2 12 14 39
Within 2 years 41

2 6 13 20
Within 5 years 62

3 19 12 28
5 or more years ago 62

2 11 20 29
Don't know/Not sure 1




1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are over 39 years old and have had a sigmoidoscopy.