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2001 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2001

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
About how long has it been since you had your blood cholesterol checked?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Within the past year (1 to 12 months ago) 62.2 51.7 46.9 53.1 60.2 70.2 78.6
Within the past 2 years (1 to 2 years ago) 17.4 17.5 22.4 23.0 18.8 14.7 9.8
Within the past 5 years (2 to 5 years ago) 13.2 27.6 20.4 13.5 13.2 11.0 6.8
5 or more years ago 7.2 3.1 10.3 10.4 7.8 4.1 4.8
Male Within the past year (1 to 12 months ago) 59.4 30.7 40.0 54.2 57.2 67.9 82.2
Within the past 2 years (1 to 2 years ago) 19.0 17.5 25.7 23.6 20.0 18.7 8.7
Within the past 5 years (2 to 5 years ago) 14.0 45.3 21.4 10.4 14.3 10.4 6.7
5 or more years ago 7.6 6.6 12.9 11.8 8.6 2.9 2.4
Female Within the past year (1 to 12 months ago) 64.8 70.9 54.7 52.0 63.1 72.4 76.0
Within the past 2 years (1 to 2 years ago) 16.0 17.5 18.7 22.5 17.7 10.8 10.5
Within the past 5 years (2 to 5 years ago) 12.4 11.7 19.2 16.2 12.2 11.5 6.9
5 or more years ago 6.8
7.4 9.3 7.0 5.2 6.6
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who have had their blood cholesterol checked.

About how long has it been since you had your blood cholesterol checked?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 1,906 87 277 356 434 312 440
Within the past year (1 to 12 months ago) 1,172 42 129 181 260 225 335
Within the past 2 years (1 to 2 years ago) 324 15 62 81 83 42 41
Within the past 5 years (2 to 5 years ago) 253 21 58 55 58 32 29
5 or more years ago 134 3 27 38 31 13 22
Don't know/Not sure 23 6 1 1 2
13
Male Total 776 35 117 144 181 138 161
Within the past year (1 to 12 months ago) 463 10 45 77 105 98 128
Within the past 2 years (1 to 2 years ago) 139 5 31 32 34 24 13
Within the past 5 years (2 to 5 years ago) 106 14 25 18 26 12 11
5 or more years ago 59 3 15 17 15 4 5
Don't know/Not sure 9 3 1
1
4
Female Total 1,130 52 160 212 253 174 279
Within the past year (1 to 12 months ago) 709 32 84 104 155 127 207
Within the past 2 years (1 to 2 years ago) 185 10 31 49 49 18 28
Within the past 5 years (2 to 5 years ago) 147 7 33 37 32 20 18
5 or more years ago 75
12 21 16 9 17
Don't know/Not sure 14 3
1 1
9
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who have had their blood cholesterol checked.