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2001 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2001

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
During the past 4 weeks, how often did you take doctor-prescribed asthma medication? This includes using an inhaler. Would you say:?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Less than once a week 12.4 25.1 17.5 12.2 9.3 8.5 6.1
Once or twice a week 11.1 14.9 11.1 12.4 11.2 9.2 8.2
More than 2 times a week, but not every day 8.3 5.0 11.1 6.7 6.3 10.2 10.6
Once every day 12.0 11.2 10.2 5.8 15.3 14.1 15.6
Two or more times every day 26.0 6.7 19.1 26.6 25.0 38.5 35.4
Never 30.3 37.2 31.0 36.4 32.8 19.4 24.1
Male Less than once a week 13.3 21.9 27.5 13.1 5.1 5.6 4.7
Once or twice a week 11.5 3.8 15.7 11.2 25.6 5.6 9.4
More than 2 times a week, but not every day 7.3 7.6 7.8 9.3 7.7 11.1
Once every day 8.4 7.6
3.7 5.1 20.4 14.1
Two or more times every day 28.0 11.4 15.7 24.3 25.6 40.7 50.6
Never 31.5 47.6 33.3 38.3 30.8 16.7 21.2
Female Less than once a week 12.0 27.6 10.3 11.8 10.7 10.7 6.7
Once or twice a week 10.8 23.9 7.7 12.9 6.4 11.9 7.7
More than 2 times a week, but not every day 8.8 2.8 13.4 5.3 5.8 9.5 15.3
Once every day 13.9 14.1 17.5 6.8 18.7 9.5 16.3
Two or more times every day 24.9 2.8 21.6 27.8 24.8 36.9 28.7
Never 29.7 28.8 29.4 35.4 33.5 21.4 25.4
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who said they still have asthma.

During the past 4 weeks, how often did you take doctor-prescribed asthma medication? This includes using an inhaler. Would you say:?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 545 58 81 108 118 88 92
Less than once a week 64 15 12 14 10 8 5
Once or twice a week 54 7 9 11 11 9 7
More than 2 times a week, but not every day 43 5 9 7 7 7 8
Once every day 70 5 9 9 19 12 16
Two or more times every day 140 4 16 26 31 33 30
Don't know/Not sure 2


1
1
Never 168 22 26 41 38 19 22
Refused 4


1
3
Male Total 161 24 27 30 23 32 25
Less than once a week 20 5 7 3 2 2 1
Once or twice a week 17 1 4 4 4 2 2
More than 2 times a week, but not every day 13 3 2 3 2 3
Once every day 14 1
2 1 6 4
Two or more times every day 42 2 4 6 6 13 11
Never 54 12 10 12 8 6 6
Refused 1




1
Female Total 384 34 54 78 95 56 67
Less than once a week 44 10 5 11 8 6 4
Once or twice a week 37 6 5 7 7 7 5
More than 2 times a week, but not every day 30 2 7 4 5 4 8
Once every day 56 4 9 7 18 6 12
Two or more times every day 98 2 12 20 25 20 19
Don't know/Not sure 2


1
1
Never 114 10 16 29 30 13 16
Refused 3


1
2
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who said they still have asthma.