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Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS); 1996

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1996

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
In the past 12 months, have you used any medication for breathing problems such as inhalers like Primatene Mist, Alupent, or Ventolin or taken pills such as Theo-Dur or Solbid?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 12.3 12.0 11.5 11.9 11.2 11.3 15.3
No 86.9 87.6 87.7 86.8 88.5 87.5 84.2
Don't know/Not sure .5 .4 .6 .6 .4 1.2 .2
Refused .3
.2 .7

.4
Male Yes 11.2 10.2 9.0 9.9 11.5 8.1 17.9
No 87.8 89.0 90.1 88.4 88.5 90.4 81.1
Don't know/Not sure .6 .8 .9 .3
1.5 .5
Refused .4

1.4

.5
Female Yes 13.1 13.6 13.4 13.4 10.9 13.6 13.8
No 86.3 86.4 86.0 85.6 88.4 85.3 86.0
Don't know/Not sure .5
.3 .7 .7 1.0
Refused .2
.3 .2

.3
Denominator is: All survey respondents



In the past 12 months, have you used any medication for breathing problems such as inhalers like Primatene Mist, Alupent, or Ventolin or taken pills such as Theo-Dur or Solbid?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 2915 258 529 698 546 327 557
Yes 358 31 61 83 61 37 85
No 2534 226 464 606 483 286 469
Don't know/Not sure 15 1 3 4 2 4 1
Refused 8
1 5

2
Male Total 1233 118 222 294 262 136 201
Yes 138 12 20 29 30 11 36
No 1083 105 200 260 232 123 163
Don't know/Not sure 7 1 2 1
2 1
Refused 5

4

1
Female Total 1682 140 307 404 284 191 356
Yes 220 19 41 54 31 26 49
No 1451 121 264 346 251 163 306
Don't know/Not sure 8
1 3 2 2
Refused 3
1 1

1
Denominator is: All survey respondents
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