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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
Are you now trying to maintain your current weight, that is to keep from gaining weight?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 57.1 52.8 53.3 58.1 59.9 61.5 57.0
No 42.4 47.2 46.4 41.4 39.1 37.9 42.5
Don't know/Not sure .5
.3 .5 1.0 .5 .5
Male Yes 51.9 37.9 48.5 52.9 56.1 53.4 57.3
No 47.7 62.1 51.5 46.6 42.7 46.6 42.7
Don't know/Not sure .3

.5 1.2

Female Yes 61.9 69.4 58.1 63.1 64.5 68.2 56.7
No 37.4 30.6 41.3 36.4 34.8 30.8 42.4
Don't know/Not sure .6
.6 .5 .7 .9 .8
Denominator is: All survey respondents



Are you now trying to maintain your current weight, that is to keep from gaining weight?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 1841 180 334 418 312 195 402
Yes 1052 95 178 243 187 120 229
No 780 85 155 173 122 74 171
Don't know/Not sure 9
1 2 3 1 2
Male Total 882 95 167 204 171 88 157
Yes 458 36 81 108 96 47 90
No 421 59 86 95 73 41 67
Don't know/Not sure 3

1 2

Female Total 959 85 167 214 141 107 245
Yes 594 59 97 135 91 73 139
No 359 26 69 78 49 33 104
Don't know/Not sure 6
1 1 1 1 2
Denominator is: All survey respondents
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