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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 how and when to test 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 76.7 62.2 79.6 81.1 64.7 83.8 76.0
Yes, but you are still confused by this 6.7

10.1 17.2 4.5 4.2
No, no one has explained this to you 16.6 37.8 20.4 8.8 18.0 11.7 19.8
Male Yes, and you understand completely 79.4
92.9 84.3 59.3 85.7 80.3
Yes, but you are still confused by this 5.3

7.8 18.1
4.6
No, no one has explained this to you 15.2 100.0 7.1 7.8 22.6 14.3 15.0
Female Yes, and you understand completely 74.7 100.0 71.4 78.6 67.7 82.2 72.6
Yes, but you are still confused by this 7.6

11.9 16.8 8.3 3.8
No, no one has explained this to you 17.6
28.6 9.5 15.5 9.5 23.6
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 how and when to test 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 273 2 19 31 42 71 108
Yes, but you are still confused by this 18

3 8 2 5
No, no one has explained this to you 55 1 2 3 13 11 25
Don't know/Not sure 3


1 1 1
Male Total 135 1 8 15 25 32 54
Yes, and you understand completely 104
7 13 14 27 43
Yes, but you are still confused by this 6

1 3
2
No, no one has explained this to you 24 1 1 1 7 5 9
Don't know/Not sure 1


1

Female Total 214 2 13 22 39 53 85
Yes, and you understand completely 169 2 12 18 28 44 65
Yes, but you are still confused by this 12

2 5 2 3
No, no one has explained this to you 31
1 2 6 6 16
Don't know/Not sure 2



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