Topics
A to Z
Data &
 Statistics
Forms &
Publications
News &
Advisories
Licensing &
Certification
Rules &
Regulations
Public Health
Directory
Print this Article   Bookmark and Share
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.