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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
In the past 12 months, has a health professional explained
how to adjust your food choices to help manage your blood glucose?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes, and you understand completely 70.2 31.1 59.9 68.3 66.7 73.7 72.4
Yes, but you are still confused by this 9.5 37.8 8.8 19.4 6.6 9.4 7.4
No, no one has explained this to you 20.3 31.1 31.3 12.2 26.8 16.9 20.2
Male Yes, and you understand completely 72.8
64.3 76.5 53.3 80.4 75.7
Yes, but you are still confused by this 7.9 100.0
7.8 9.0 5.4 8.1
No, no one has explained this to you 19.3
35.7 15.7 37.7 14.3 16.2
Female Yes, and you understand completely 68.3 50.0 57.1 61.9 74.2 68.2 69.8
Yes, but you are still confused by this 10.8
14.3 28.6 5.2 12.7 6.8
No, no one has explained this to you 21.0 50.0 28.6 9.5 20.6 19.1 23.4
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who were told by their doctors that they had diabetes.

In the past 12 months, has a health professional explained
how to adjust your food choices to help manage your blood glucose?

(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, and you understand completely 252 1 15 25 44 62 105
Yes, but you are still confused by this 31 1 2 6 5 7 10
No, no one has explained this to you 65 1 4 6 14 16 24
Don't know/Not sure 1


1

Male Total 135 1 8 15 25 32 54
Yes, and you understand completely 95
5 11 13 25 41
Yes, but you are still confused by this 10 1
1 2 2 4
No, no one has explained this to you 29
3 3 9 5 9
Don't know/Not sure 1


1

Female Total 214 2 13 22 39 53 85
Yes, and you understand completely 157 1 10 14 31 37 64
Yes, but you are still confused by this 21
2 5 3 5 6
No, no one has explained this to you 36 1 1 3 5 11 15
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who were told by their doctors that they had diabetes.