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Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS); 1997

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1997

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
What was the main reason you have never had a mammogram?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Doc never said 25.9 22.6 35.2 23.5 9.0 24.7 5.1
Doc said not 3.0 2.4 4.4 2.8
3.1
Not needed 11.6 9.8 7.8 10.1 19.4 21.7 40.8
Cost/no insurance 5.5 4.0 1.9 8.7 24.2
6.7
Too young 33.8 41.9 42.1 29.9


Too old 2.5 6.9 1.9



Had no time 3.0 2.1 1.0 6.5 9.6

Embarrassing to get .1
.2 .3


Painful 1.4

2.0 10.1 10.1 3.4
Fear of radiation .5
.1
3.2
4.5
Afraid of findings .4
.2 1.3


Other reason 9.3 4.5 4.4 11.6 24.5 40.4 31.6
Don't know 2.9 5.7 .8 3.4

6.2
Refused .1




1.7
Female Doc never said 25.9 22.6 35.2 23.5 9.0 24.7 5.1
Doc said not 3.0 2.4 4.4 2.8
3.1
Not needed 11.6 9.8 7.8 10.1 19.4 21.7 40.8
Cost/no insurance 5.5 4.0 1.9 8.7 24.2
6.7
Too young 33.8 41.9 42.1 29.9


Too old 2.5 6.9 1.9



Had no time 3.0 2.1 1.0 6.5 9.6

Embarrassing to get .1
.2 .3


Painful 1.4

2.0 10.1 10.1 3.4
Fear of radiation .5
.1
3.2
4.5
Afraid of findings .4
.2 1.3


Other reason 9.3 4.5 4.4 11.6 24.5 40.4 31.6
Don't know 2.9 5.7 .8 3.4

6.2
Refused .1




1.7
Denominator is: All female survey respondents who have never had a mammogram

What was the main reason you have never had a mammogram?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 689 126 284 184 37 15 43
Doc never said 161 24 85 43 4 2 3
Doc said not 23 4 12 6
1
Not needed 84 14 24 18 7 4 17
Cost/no insurance 34 5 5 13 9
2
Too young 245 59 129 57


Too old 12 7 5



Had no time 23 2 4 13 4

Embarrassing to get 2
1 1


Painful 10

4 4 1 1
Fear of radiation 4
1
1
2
Afraid of findings 3
1 2


Other reason 69 6 13 21 8 7 14
Don't know 18 5 4 6

3
Refused 1




1
Female Total 689 126 284 184 37 15 43
Doc never said 161 24 85 43 4 2 3
Doc said not 23 4 12 6
1
Not needed 84 14 24 18 7 4 17
Cost/no insurance 34 5 5 13 9
2
Too young 245 59 129 57


Too old 12 7 5



Had no time 23 2 4 13 4

Embarrassing to get 2
1 1


Painful 10

4 4 1 1
Fear of radiation 4
1
1
2
Afraid of findings 3
1 2


Other reason 69 6 13 21 8 7 14
Don't know 18 5 4 6

3
Refused 1




1
Denominator is: All female survey respondents who have never had a mammogram
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