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2001 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2001

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
In the last 12 months, how often did you cut the size or your meals or skip meals because there wasn?t enough money for food?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Almost every month 31.9 24.6 21.2 45.4 24.2 37.4 77.3
Some months but not every month 41.8 56.9 38.5 35.7 42.8 41.5
Only 1 or 2 months 26.3 18.5 40.3 18.9 33.0 21.1 22.7
Male Almost every month 42.8 38.5 32.3 63.3 27.3 75.0
Some months but not every month 25.3 42.3 3.2 23.3 36.4

Only 1 or 2 months 31.8 19.2 64.5 13.3 36.4 25.0 100.0
Female Almost every month 26.0 18.2 16.1 31.6 22.2 26.7 100.0
Some months but not every month 50.7 63.6 54.7 45.3 46.9 53.3
Only 1 or 2 months 23.3 18.2 29.2 23.2 30.9 20.0
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who had cut the size of their meals or skipped meals.

In the last 12 months, how often did you cut the size or your meals or skip meals because there wasn?t enough money for food?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 178 38 38 45 36 12 9
Almost every month 59 11 8 16 11 5 8
Some months but not every month 70 19 15 18 14 4
Only 1 or 2 months 49 8 15 11 11 3 1
Male Total 53 11 9 17 12 3 1
Almost every month 22 4 3 9 4 2
Some months but not every month 14 4 1 4 5

Only 1 or 2 months 17 3 5 4 3 1 1
Female Total 125 27 29 28 24 9 8
Almost every month 37 7 5 7 7 3 8
Some months but not every month 56 15 14 14 9 4
Only 1 or 2 months 32 5 10 7 8 2
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who had cut the size of their meals or skipped meals.