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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
to you the importance of testing 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 79.5 100.0 74.1 82.4 70.2 83.6 80.1
Yes, but you are still confused by this 9.0
17.7 10.6 17.0 10.1 4.1
No, no one has explained this to you 11.5
8.2 6.9 12.8 6.3 15.8
Male Yes, and you understand completely 83.0 100.0 78.6 84.3 71.4 89.3 82.7
Yes, but you are still confused by this 5.0


21.1 5.4 2.3
No, no one has explained this to you 12.0
21.4 15.7 7.5 5.4 15.0
Female Yes, and you understand completely 76.9 100.0 71.4 81.0 69.5 78.7 78.0
Yes, but you are still confused by this 12.0
28.6 19.0 14.6 14.2 5.5
No, no one has explained this to you 11.1


15.9 7.1 16.5
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
to you the importance of testing 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 280 3 18 32 44 71 112
Yes, but you are still confused by this 27
1 3 9 7 7
No, no one has explained this to you 37
2 2 9 6 18
Don't know/Not sure 4


1 1 2
Refused 1


1

Male Total 135 1 8 15 25 32 54
Yes, and you understand completely 110 1 6 13 17 28 45
Yes, but you are still confused by this 7


4 2 1
No, no one has explained this to you 17
2 2 3 2 8
Don't know/Not sure 1


1

Female Total 214 2 13 22 39 53 85
Yes, and you understand completely 170 2 12 19 27 43 67
Yes, but you are still confused by this 20
1 3 5 5 6
No, no one has explained this to you 20


6 4 10
Don't know/Not sure 3



1 2
Refused 1


1

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