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2000 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2000

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
In the past 12 months, has a health professional
explained to you the importance of testing your blood glucose?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes, and you understand completely 82.7 100.0 79.9 93.9 75.2 89.2 79.1
Yes, but you are still confused about this 4.9
20.1
.6 6.9 6.9
No. No one has explained this to you 12.4

6.1 24.2 3.9 14.1
Male Yes, and you understand completely 88.5 100.0 100.0 100.0 77.0 96.1 87.4
Yes, but you are still confused about this 3.0



2.0 7.5
No. No one has explained this to you 8.5


23.0 2.0 5.0
Female Yes, and you understand completely 76.7 100.0 63.6 85.5 71.8 83.6 72.2
Yes, but you are still confused about this 6.9
36.4
1.7 10.9 6.3
No. No one has explained this to you 16.3

14.5 26.5 5.5 21.5
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who were told by their doctors that they had diabetes.

In the past 12 months, has a health professional
explained to you the importance of testing your blood glucose?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 333 7 9 31 71 90 125
Yes, and you understand completely 271 6 7 26 53 79 100
Yes, but you are still confused about this 15
2
1 5 7
No. No one has explained this to you 42

4 16 5 17
Don?t know/Not sure 3

1
1 1
Refused 2 1

1

Male Total 133 2 3 14 38 32 44
Yes, and you understand completely 115 2 3 13 29 30 38
Yes, but you are still confused about this 4



1 3
No. No one has explained this to you 13


9 1 3
Don?t know/Not sure 1

1


Female Total 200 5 6 17 33 58 81
Yes, and you understand completely 156 4 4 13 24 49 62
Yes, but you are still confused about this 11
2
1 4 4
No. No one has explained this to you 29

4 7 4 14
Don?t know/Not sure 2



1 1
Refused 2 1

1

Denominator is:
All survey respondents who were told by their doctors that they had diabetes.