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2001 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2001

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Have you ever been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that your blood cholesterol is high?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 32.0 2.4 14.6 26.2 35.7 43.6 42.9
No 68.0 97.6 85.4 73.8 64.3 56.4 57.1
Male Yes 33.7 4.0 15.1 28.2 38.3 42.1 49.3
No 66.3 96.0 84.9 71.8 61.7 57.9 50.7
Female Yes 30.4 .9 14.0 24.5 33.1 45.1 38.4
No 69.6 99.1 86.0 75.5 66.9 54.9 61.6
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who have had their blood cholesterol checked.

Have you ever been told by a doctor, nurse, or other health professional that your blood cholesterol is high?
(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
Yes 604 2 42 88 149 135 188
No 1,290 85 235 267 280 175 248
Don't know/Not sure 12

1 5 2 4
Male Total 776 35 117 144 181 138 161
Yes 271 1 19 40 72 61 78
No 501 34 98 104 107 77 81
Don't know/Not sure 4


2
2
Female Total 1,130 52 160 212 253 174 279
Yes 333 1 23 48 77 74 110
No 789 51 137 163 173 98 167
Don't know/Not sure 8

1 3 2 2
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who have had their blood cholesterol checked.