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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
During the past 12 months, did you ever seriously consider attempting suicide?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 3.0 5.2 3.1 3.9 3.0 2.5 .7
No 97.0 94.8 96.9 96.1 97.0 97.5 99.3
Male Yes 2.5 3.0 2.7 3.1 3.2 1.7 .9
No 97.5 97.0 97.3 96.9 96.8 98.3 99.1
Female Yes 3.4 7.4 3.6 4.7 2.7 3.3 .5
No 96.6 92.6 96.4 95.3 97.3 96.7 99.5
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.

During the past 12 months, did you ever seriously consider attempting suicide?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 5,346 478 1,039 1,075 1,134 639 981
Yes 167 20 35 44 40 19 9
No 5,054 446 975 1,012 1,065 604 952
Refused 125 12 29 19 29 16 20
Male Total 2,273 223 469 474 500 272 335
Yes 62 7 11 18 17 5 4
No 2,151 210 444 452 465 259 321
Refused 60 6 14 4 18 8 10
Female Total 3,073 255 570 601 634 367 646
Yes 105 13 24 26 23 14 5
No 2,903 236 531 560 600 345 631
Refused 65 6 15 15 11 8 10
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.