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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 or health care provider ever
give you information on how to avoid the things
that make your asthma worse?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 78.0 91.0 80.7 82.8 74.3 68.2 71.2
No 22.0 9.0 19.3 17.2 25.7 31.8 28.8
Male Yes 80.4 96.0 77.5 86.4 96.4 64.9 71.0
No 19.6 4.0 22.5 13.6 3.6 35.1 29.0
Female Yes 76.7 88.7 82.7 80.6 66.4 71.6 71.3
No 23.3 11.3 17.3 19.4 33.6 28.4 28.7
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who have been diagnosed with asthma.

Did your doctor or health care provider ever
give you information on how to avoid the things
that make your asthma worse?

(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 281 39 49 65 51 36 41
No 81 3 13 14 16 15 20
Don't know/Not sure 2
1
1

Male Total 104 12 17 24 16 18 17
Yes 85 11 13 20 15 14 12
No 19 1 4 4 1 4 5
Female Total 260 30 46 55 52 33 44
Yes 196 28 36 45 36 22 29
No 62 2 9 10 15 11 15
Don't know/Not sure 2
1
1

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