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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Was there a time in the past 12 months when you needed to see a doctor for your diabetes or to get your medicine
but could not because of cost?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 13.6
27.6 31.3 20.9 6.6 8.1
No 86.4 100.0 72.4 68.7 79.1 93.4 91.9
Male Yes 8.6
14.3 19.6 14.6 1.8 6.9
No 91.4 100.0 85.7 80.4 85.4 98.2 93.1
Female Yes 17.4
35.7 40.5 24.5 10.7 9.1
No 82.6 100.0 64.3 59.5 75.5 89.3 90.9
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who were told by their doctors that they had diabetes.

Was there a time in the past 12 months when you needed to see a doctor for your diabetes or to get your medicine
but could not because of cost?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 349 3 21 37 64 85 139
Yes 44
3 11 13 5 12
No 304 3 18 26 51 79 127
Don't know/Not sure 1



1
Male Total 135 1 8 15 25 32 54
Yes 12
1 3 3 1 4
No 123 1 7 12 22 31 50
Female Total 214 2 13 22 39 53 85
Yes 32
2 8 10 4 8
No 181 2 11 14 29 48 77
Don't know/Not sure 1



1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who were told by their doctors that they had diabetes.