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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
What is the main reason that you have not had
a mammogram within the last two years?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Doctor never said it was necessary/never suggested 8.5
14.1 13.8 4.6
7.1
Doctor told me it was not necessary 5.0
3.1 9.0 3.8
3.5
Not needed / don't have a breast problem 14.1
17.2 16.3 7.8 6.7 20.3
Cost/not covered by insurance 13.4
10.9 10.8 16.1 24.2 9.7
Too young 6.0
21.9 12.1


Too old 2.9

1.0

11.5
Haven't had the time 18.7
3.1 15.1 31.6 20.8 15.0
Embarrassing to get .3

1.0


Too uncomfortable or painful 6.9
9.4 2.5 5.4 17.4 8.8
Radiation exposure/fear of/reduce risk from exposure .9

1.0 .5 4.0
Afraid of what they might find 2.0
4.7 3.5 1.1
.9
Some other reason 21.3
15.6 13.8 29.1 26.8 23.1
Female Doctor never said it was necessary/never suggested 8.5
14.1 13.8 4.6
7.1
Doctor told me it was not necessary 5.0
3.1 9.0 3.8
3.5
Not needed / don't have a breast problem 14.1
17.2 16.3 7.8 6.7 20.3
Cost/not covered by insurance 13.4
10.9 10.8 16.1 24.2 9.7
Too young 6.0
21.9 12.1


Too old 2.9

1.0

11.5
Haven't had the time 18.7
3.1 15.1 31.6 20.8 15.0
Embarrassing to get .3

1.0


Too uncomfortable or painful 6.9
9.4 2.5 5.4 17.4 8.8
Radiation exposure/fear of/reduce risk from exposure .9

1.0 .5 4.0
Afraid of what they might find 2.0
4.7 3.5 1.1
.9
Some other reason 21.3
15.6 13.8 29.1 26.8 23.1
Denominator is:
All female survey respondents who have ever had a mammogram.

What is the main reason that you have not had
a mammogram within the last two years?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 381
36 123 89 44 89
Doctor never said it was necessary/never suggested 35
5 20 4
6
Doctor told me it was not necessary 17
1 10 3
3
Not needed / don't have a breast problem 53
6 20 8 3 16
Cost/not covered by insurance 52
3 12 17 12 8
Too young 22
8 14


Too old 8

1

7
Haven't had the time 62
2 17 21 10 12
Embarrassing to get 1

1


Too uncomfortable or painful 23
3 3 6 3 8
Radiation exposure/fear of/reduce risk from exposure 4

1 1 2
Afraid of what they might find 6
1 3 1
1
Some other reason 85
6 17 27 12 23
Don't know 12
1 4 1 2 4
Refused 1




1
Female Total 381
36 123 89 44 89
Doctor never said it was necessary/never suggested 35
5 20 4
6
Doctor told me it was not necessary 17
1 10 3
3
Not needed / don't have a breast problem 53
6 20 8 3 16
Cost/not covered by insurance 52
3 12 17 12 8
Too young 22
8 14


Too old 8

1

7
Haven't had the time 62
2 17 21 10 12
Embarrassing to get 1

1


Too uncomfortable or painful 23
3 3 6 3 8
Radiation exposure/fear of/reduce risk from exposure 4

1 1 2
Afraid of what they might find 6
1 3 1
1
Some other reason 85
6 17 27 12 23
Don't know 12
1 4 1 2 4
Refused 1




1
Denominator is:
All female survey respondents who have ever had a mammogram.