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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
Have you ever been told by a doctor 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 46.1
66.7 20.0 33.3 53.3 52.1
No 53.0
33.3 80.0 66.7 43.3 47.9
Don't know/Not sure .9



3.3
Male Yes 39.5
100.0 20.0 14.3 50.0 41.2
No 58.1

80.0 85.7 41.7 58.8
Don't know/Not sure 2.3



8.3
Female Yes 50.0

20.0 41.2 55.6 58.1
No 50.0
100.0 80.0 58.8 44.4 41.9
Denominator is: All survey respondents who were told by their doctor that they had diabetes and that they have had their cholesterol checked



Have you ever been told by a doctor 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 115
3 10 24 30 48
Yes 53
2 2 8 16 25
No 61
1 8 16 13 23
Don't know/Not sure 1



1
Male Total 43
2 5 7 12 17
Yes 17
2 1 1 6 7
No 25

4 6 5 10
Don't know/Not sure 1



1
Female Total 72
1 5 17 18 31
Yes 36

1 7 10 18
No 36
1 4 10 8 13
Denominator is: All survey respondents who were told by their doctor that they had diabetes and that they have had their cholesterol checked
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