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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
How long has it been since you have had your teeth
cleaned by a dentist or hygienist?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Within the past year 67.2 56.4 57.2 67.4 74.4 75.4 72.7
Within the past 2 years 12.0 23.4 11.0 13.1 7.3 8.7 10.4
Within the past 5 years 9.7 13.4 14.8 9.2 8.4 7.4 4.8
5 or more years ago 9.3 6.6 13.6 8.2 9.0 7.8 9.4
Never 1.9 .3 3.4 2.1 1.0 .8 2.7
Male Within the past year 64.3 53.3 57.8 64.2 68.5 77.7 66.8
Within the past 2 years 12.3 23.4 7.9 12.1 9.7 10.0 13.5
Within the past 5 years 10.6 12.8 18.4 8.9 9.1 5.9 6.6
5 or more years ago 10.6 10.0 12.3 11.7 11.8 4.8 10.2
Never 2.2 .5 3.6 3.1 .8 1.5 3.0
Female Within the past year 69.9 59.6 56.6 70.6 80.2 72.9 77.5
Within the past 2 years 11.7 23.3 14.1 14.0 4.8 7.3 7.9
Within the past 5 years 8.8 14.0 11.2 9.4 7.6 8.9 3.3
5 or more years ago 8.0 3.0 14.9 4.9 6.2 10.9 8.7
Never 1.5
3.2 1.2 1.1
2.5
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who have not lost all of their teeth and have seen a dentist.

How long has it been since you have had your teeth
cleaned by a dentist or hygienist?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 1,656 181 336 338 349 183 269
Within the past year 1,122 105 199 227 264 135 192
Within the past 2 years 195 39 40 49 22 17 28
Within the past 5 years 153 22 45 31 30 14 11
5 or more years ago 145 14 38 25 29 15 24
Don't know/Not sure 9
4

1 4
Never 29 1 10 5 4 1 8
Refused 3

1

2
Male Total 721 90 151 151 150 77 102
Within the past year 460 47 88 95 106 59 65
Within the past 2 years 91 20 14 22 14 8 13
Within the past 5 years 77 12 26 14 13 5 7
5 or more years ago 74 10 17 16 16 4 11
Don't know/Not sure 3
2


1
Never 13 1 4 3 1 1 3
Refused 3

1

2
Female Total 935 91 185 187 199 106 167
Within the past year 662 58 111 132 158 76 127
Within the past 2 years 104 19 26 27 8 9 15
Within the past 5 years 76 10 19 17 17 9 4
5 or more years ago 71 4 21 9 13 11 13
Don't know/Not sure 6
2

1 3
Never 16
6 2 3
5
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who have not lost all of their teeth and have seen a dentist.