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2000 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2000

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Do you take asthma medication every day
that has been prescribed by a doctor?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 44.7 20.6 44.1 40.9 38.6 52.8 67.2
No 55.3 79.4 55.9 59.1 61.4 47.2 32.8
Male Yes 46.0 4.0 50.0 36.0 49.1 70.3 54.8
No 54.0 96.0 50.0 64.0 50.9 29.7 45.2
Female Yes 44.0 28.4 40.6 44.0 34.9 34.8 74.3
No 56.0 71.6 59.4 56.0 65.1 65.2 25.7
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who have been diagnosed with asthma.

Do you take asthma medication every day
that has been prescribed by a doctor?

(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 158 11 25 30 28 23 41
No 206 31 38 49 40 28 20
Male Total 104 12 17 24 16 18 17
Yes 45 1 5 9 8 12 10
No 59 11 12 15 8 6 7
Female Total 260 30 46 55 52 33 44
Yes 113 10 20 21 20 11 31
No 147 20 26 34 32 22 13
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who have been diagnosed with asthma.