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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
How long has it been since you last visited a dentist?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Within the past year 66.9 59.6 58.4 71.2 74.0 68.9 66.2
Within the past 2 years 12.5 25.5 13.2 14.2 8.4 8.3 8.6
Within the past 5 years 9.8 7.9 14.3 9.2 10.4 9.4 6.9
5 or more years ago 9.9 5.5 10.9 5.4 6.5 13.4 17.7
Never 1.0 1.5 3.1
.7
.6
Male Within the past year 65.2 57.5 56.0 67.1 66.8 74.6 69.8
Within the past 2 years 12.7 24.8 11.7 12.8 12.2 9.3 8.0
Within the past 5 years 10.7 7.8 14.4 10.8 12.2 7.6 9.0
5 or more years ago 9.8 7.9 13.4 9.3 7.4 8.6 11.6
Never 1.6 2.0 4.5
1.5
1.5
Female Within the past year 68.5 61.8 60.9 75.1 81.2 63.5 63.5
Within the past 2 years 12.4 26.3 14.8 15.5 4.6 7.4 9.0
Within the past 5 years 8.9 7.9 14.2 7.7 8.6 11.2 5.3
5 or more years ago 9.9 3.0 8.4 1.7 5.6 17.9 22.2
Never .4 1.0 1.7



Denominator is:
All survey respondents.

How long has it been since you last visited a dentist?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 1,795 183 344 342 368 211 347
Within the past year 1,212 110 212 245 279 144 222
Within the past 2 years 214 41 47 49 26 18 33
Within the past 5 years 166 15 44 30 36 21 20
5 or more years ago 180 14 33 17 24 27 65
Don't know/Not sure 7 1 1

1 4
Never 14 2 7
2
3
Refused 2

1 1

Male Total 765 91 155 152 160 84 123
Within the past year 496 49 89 102 110 62 84
Within the past 2 years 95 22 19 19 18 8 9
Within the past 5 years 79 8 22 16 17 6 10
5 or more years ago 81 10 20 14 13 7 17
Don't know/Not sure 3 1 1

1
Never 10 1 4
2
3
Refused 1

1


Female Total 1,030 92 189 190 208 127 224
Within the past year 716 61 123 143 169 82 138
Within the past 2 years 119 19 28 30 8 10 24
Within the past 5 years 87 7 22 14 19 15 10
5 or more years ago 99 4 13 3 11 20 48
Don't know/Not sure 4




4
Never 4 1 3



Refused 1


1

Denominator is:
All survey respondents.