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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 using physical activity to lose weight or maintain your current weight?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 61.1 72.3 73.5 66.7 64.4 50.8 39.3
No 38.2 26.0 26.5 32.5 35.2 47.6 60.2
Don't know/Not sure .7 1.7
.8 .5 1.6 .5
Male Yes 63.0 72.9 71.3 70.7 64.2 50.5 46.3
No 36.6 27.1 28.7 28.3 35.8 48.4 53.7
Don't know/Not sure .4

1.0
1.1
Female Yes 59.8 71.9 74.7 64.3 64.5 51.0 35.6
No 39.3 25.4 25.3 35.1 34.6 47.1 63.6
Don't know/Not sure .9 2.6
.6 .9 1.9 .8
Denominator is: All survey respondents who reported trying to lose weight or maintain weight



Are you using physical activity to lose weight or maintain your current weight?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 2126 173 373 523 421 252 384
Yes 1298 125 274 349 271 128 151
No 813 45 99 170 148 120 231
Don't know/Not sure 15 3
4 2 4 2
Male Total 809 59 136 198 187 95 134
Yes 510 43 97 140 120 48 62
No 296 16 39 56 67 46 72
Don't know/Not sure 3

2
1
Female Total 1317 114 237 325 234 157 250
Yes 788 82 177 209 151 80 89
No 517 29 60 114 81 74 159
Don't know/Not sure 12 3
2 2 3 2
Denominator is: All survey respondents who reported trying to lose weight or maintain weight
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