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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
When have you had a blood stool test using a home kit?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Within past year 40.9

40.6 36.3 40.6 43.3
Within 2 years 18.6

9.1 13.5 21.3 20.8
Within 5 years 23.8

28.5 29.6 21.3 21.7
5 or more years ago 16.7

21.8 20.6 16.8 14.2
Male Within past year 34.6

46.2 20.3 38.7 37.6
Within 2 years 18.3


14.6 31.1 15.2
Within 5 years 31.1

38.5 39.8 17.2 33.8
5 or more years ago 16.0

15.4 25.2 13.1 13.3
Female Within past year 44.9

37.0 46.4 41.9 46.6
Within 2 years 18.8

14.8 12.7 14.5 24.1
Within 5 years 19.2

22.2 23.2 24.2 14.7
5 or more years ago 17.1

25.9 17.7 19.4 14.7
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are over 39 years old and have had a blood stool test using a home kit.

When have you had a blood stool test using a home?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 451

23 110 112 206
Within past year 180

9 35 45 91
Within 2 years 76

2 13 20 41
Within 5 years 107

6 33 25 43
5 or more years ago 80

5 27 20 28
Don't know/Not sure 8

1 2 2 3
Male Total 147

9 37 36 65
Within past year 48

4 6 14 24
Within 2 years 25


5 10 10
Within 5 years 47

3 15 7 22
5 or more years ago 25

1 10 5 9
Don't know/Not sure 2

1 1

Female Total 304

14 73 76 141
Within past year 132

5 29 31 67
Within 2 years 51

2 8 10 31
Within 5 years 60

3 18 18 21
5 or more years ago 55

4 17 15 19
Don't know/Not sure 6


1 2 3
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are over 39 years old and have had a blood stool test using a home kit.