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2000 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2000

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Are you eating fewer calories or less fat to lose or maintain weight?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes, fewer calories 12.3 9.0 10.8 13.0 13.6 10.6 14.8
Yes, less fat 29.9 29.9 30.1 27.9 31.6 31.2 29.5
Yes, both 29.5 21.5 24.2 28.3 34.5 35.9 30.3
No 28.2 39.6 34.9 30.8 20.3 22.3 25.5
Male Yes, fewer calories 11.9 9.9 6.7 12.4 13.8 10.1 17.1
Yes, less fat 28.6 31.8 29.7 24.5 32.4 27.7 26.3
Yes, both 26.5 15.3 21.7 21.9 31.2 34.5 32.1
No 33.0 43.1 41.9 41.2 22.6 27.7 24.5
Female Yes, fewer calories 12.7 8.2 14.1 13.5 13.3 11.0 13.3
Yes, less fat 31.0 28.2 30.4 30.3 31.0 34.1 31.5
Yes, both 31.9 27.0 26.2 33.0 37.3 37.1 29.1
No 24.5 36.6 29.3 23.3 18.4 17.8 26.1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who responded that they are trying to lose or maintain weight.

Are you eating fewer calories or less fat to lose or maintain weight?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 2,843 225 516 590 596 415 501
Yes, fewer calories 345 18 52 78 81 44 72
Yes, less fat 842 61 162 155 177 138 149
Yes, both 865 51 133 177 213 146 145
No 763 92 166 175 118 84 128
Don't know/Not sure 27 3 2 5 7 3 7
Refused 1
1



Male Total 1,008 90 192 202 210 145 169
Yes, fewer calories 121 8 14 27 30 14 28
Yes, less fat 283 25 57 47 67 43 44
Yes, both 267 17 44 44 64 49 49
No 322 38 76 82 45 37 44
Don't know/Not sure 15 2 1 2 4 2 4
Female Total 1,835 135 324 388 386 270 332
Yes, fewer calories 224 10 38 51 51 30 44
Yes, less fat 559 36 105 108 110 95 105
Yes, both 598 34 89 133 149 97 96
No 441 54 90 93 73 47 84
Don't know/Not sure 12 1 1 3 3 1 3
Refused 1
1



Denominator is:
All survey respondents who responded that they are trying to lose or maintain weight.