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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
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 13.0 10.7 10.8 10.5 16.0 17.4 13.9
No 86.7 89.2 89.2 89.0 83.9 82.5 85.4
Don't know/Not sure .3 .1
.5 .1 .1 .6
Refused .0




.2
Male Yes 10.5 7.3 7.7 8.1 13.4 13.0 14.6
No 89.2 92.4 92.3 91.9 86.6 86.8 84.3
Don't know/Not sure .2 .3


.2 1.1
Female Yes 15.3 14.3 14.1 12.9 18.6 21.6 13.3
No 84.4 85.7 85.9 86.1 81.2 78.4 86.2
Don't know/Not sure .3

.9 .2
.1
Refused .1




.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 3308 292 607 750 592 391 676
Yes 433 32 68 84 90 63 96
No 2863 259 539 662 501 327 575
Don't know/Not sure 11 1
4 1 1 4
Refused 1




1
Male Total 1399 153 273 327 241 170 235
Yes 146 14 20 28 29 21 34
No 1248 138 253 299 212 148 198
Don't know/Not sure 5 1


1 3
Female Total 1909 139 334 423 351 221 441
Yes 287 18 48 56 61 42 62
No 1615 121 286 363 289 179 377
Don't know/Not sure 6

4 1
1
Refused 1




1
Denominator is: All survey respondents
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