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2000 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2000

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Have you been given written directions by a doctor,
nurse or other health care provider about how to take
your asthma medicine?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 77.8 77.1 90.0 77.5 68.8 70.2 81.3
No 22.2 22.9 10.0 22.5 31.2 29.8 18.7
Male Yes 77.4 84.0 90.0 76.8 74.5 67.6 74.2
No 22.6 16.0 10.0 23.2 25.5 32.4 25.8
Female Yes 78.0 73.7 90.0 78.0 66.7 72.9 85.3
No 22.0 26.3 10.0 22.0 33.3 27.1 14.7
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who have been diagnosed with asthma.

Have you been given written directions by a doctor,
nurse or other health care provider about how to take
your asthma medicine?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 364 42 63 79 68 51 61
Yes 286 32 56 62 48 39 49
No 77 9 7 17 20 12 12
Don't know/Not sure 1 1




Male Total 104 12 17 24 16 18 17
Yes 80 9 14 17 12 15 13
No 24 3 3 7 4 3 4
Female Total 260 30 46 55 52 33 44
Yes 206 23 42 45 36 24 36
No 53 6 4 10 16 9 8
Don't know/Not sure 1 1




Denominator is:
All survey respondents who have been diagnosed with asthma.