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2000 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2000

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Did your doctor health care provider ever explain
how to recognize the early signs of an asthma episode?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 58.8 61.9 56.4 71.0 62.6 57.0 42.8
No 41.2 38.1 43.6 29.0 37.4 43.0 57.2
Male Yes 56.5 56.0 35.0 81.6 74.5 54.1 38.7
No 43.5 44.0 65.0 18.4 25.5 45.9 61.3
Female Yes 60.2 64.9 69.5 64.4 58.4 60.0 45.2
No 39.8 35.1 30.5 35.6 41.6 40.0 54.8
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who have been diagnosed with asthma.

Did your doctor health care provider ever explain
how to recognize the early signs of an asthma episode?

(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 218 28 40 55 41 28 26
No 140 12 22 24 27 23 32
Don't know/Not sure 6 2 1


3
Male Total 104 12 17 24 16 18 17
Yes 66 9 9 19 11 11 7
No 38 3 8 5 5 7 10
Female Total 260 30 46 55 52 33 44
Yes 152 19 31 36 30 17 19
No 102 9 14 19 22 16 22
Don't know/Not sure 6 2 1


3
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who have been diagnosed with asthma.