Topics
A to Z
Data &
 Statistics
Forms &
Publications
News &
Advisories
Licensing &
Certification
Rules &
Regulations
Public Health
Directory
Print this Article   Bookmark and Share
2001 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2001

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
How long has it been since you last visited a dentist?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Within the past year (anytime less than 12 months ago) 68.6 61.4 61.4 73.8 75.5 71.1 65.0
Within the past two years (1 year but less than 2 years ago) 11.8 17.5 13.8 11.9 10.3 8.2 10.2
Within the past 5 years (2 years but less than 5 years ago) 9.3 12.3 15.2 6.6 7.6 8.0 7.8
5 or more years ago 9.4 6.3 8.1 7.0 6.2 12.6 16.4
Never .9 2.4 1.6 .7 .4 .1 .6
Male Within the past year (anytime less than 12 months ago) 66.7 64.4 56.1 70.5 73.3 70.6 63.7
Within the past two years (1 year but less than 2 years ago) 13.3 13.4 16.0 13.9 12.0 9.8 13.6
Within the past 5 years (2 years but less than 5 years ago) 9.6 10.9 17.7 6.7 7.2 7.8 7.4
5 or more years ago 9.5 8.7 8.4 7.6 7.5 11.8 14.8
Never 1.0 2.5 1.9 1.3

.5
Female Within the past year (anytime less than 12 months ago) 70.5 58.2 67.0 77.0 77.7 71.6 66.0
Within the past two years (1 year but less than 2 years ago) 10.4 21.9 11.4 9.9 8.7 6.7 7.8
Within the past 5 years (2 years but less than 5 years ago) 9.1 13.8 12.6 6.6 7.9 8.2 8.0
5 or more years ago 9.2 3.8 7.8 6.5 5.0 13.3 17.6
Never .8 2.3 1.2
.8 .2 .7
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.

How long has it been since you last visited a dentist?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 3,784 358 638 802 764 556 666
Within the past year (anytime less than 12 months ago) 2,610 221 406 590 566 398 429
Within the past two years (1 year but less than 2 years ago) 438 65 90 93 81 47 62
Within the past 5 years (2 years but less than 5 years ago) 343 37 90 60 60 46 50
5 or more years ago 348 21 44 54 53 62 114
Don't know/Not sure 17 5 1 1 1 2 7
Never 28 9 7 4 3 1 4
Male Total 1,610 181 280 350 325 239 235
Within the past year (anytime less than 12 months ago) 1,069 113 164 244 233 169 146
Within the past two years (1 year but less than 2 years ago) 219 28 43 49 43 25 31
Within the past 5 years (2 years but less than 5 years ago) 153 18 47 27 22 21 18
5 or more years ago 147 14 20 26 26 24 37
Don't know/Not sure 6 3 1
1
1
Never 16 5 5 4

2
Female Total 2,174 177 358 452 439 317 431
Within the past year (anytime less than 12 months ago) 1,541 108 242 346 333 229 283
Within the past two years (1 year but less than 2 years ago) 219 37 47 44 38 22 31
Within the past 5 years (2 years but less than 5 years ago) 190 19 43 33 38 25 32
5 or more years ago 201 7 24 28 27 38 77
Don't know/Not sure 11 2
1
2 6
Never 12 4 2
3 1 2
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.