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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
When was the last time you had an eye exam in which the pupils were dilated? This would have made you temporarily sensitive to bright light.
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
W/in past month 14.7
16.8 19.5 3.0 9.6 20.1
W/in past year 50.1
9.0 50.2 42.9 59.4 52.8
W/in past 2 years 14.9
33.1 11.3 23.7 8.1 13.8
Two plus years ago 13.7
15.8 9.4 24.4 18.6 8.1
Don't know/Not sure 4.5
25.2 2.3
4.2 5.2
Never 2.2

7.2 6.0

Male W/in past month 15.1

26.5 5.6 13.0 17.1
W/in past year 50.9

41.7 26.6 60.0 63.8
W/in past 2 years 14.3
100.0 6.6 21.5 6.4 14.3
Two plus years ago 14.0

10.1 39.0 11.1 4.8
Don't know/Not sure 1.8



9.5
Never 3.9

15.0 7.3

Female W/in past month 14.3
20.0 13.1
7.0 22.6
W/in past year 49.4
10.7 58.1 61.9 59.0 43.3
W/in past 2 years 15.4
20.7 15.7 26.4 9.4 13.5
Two plus years ago 13.4
18.8 8.7 7.3 24.6 10.9
Don't know/Not sure 6.7
29.9 4.4

9.6
Never .7


4.5

Denominator is: All survey respondents who were told by their doctor that they had diabetes

When was the last time you had an eye exam in which the pupils were dilated? This would have made you temporarily sensitive to bright light.
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 168
9 22 27 32 78
W/in past month 26
1 2 1 5 17
W/in past year 81
1 10 12 15 43
W/in past 2 years 29
4 3 8 4 10
Two plus years ago 23
2 4 4 7 6
Don't know/Not sure 5
1 1
1 2
Never 4

2 2

Male Total 68
2 10 12 15 29
W/in past month 10

1 1 3 5
W/in past year 36

4 4 8 20
W/in past 2 years 10
2 1 3 1 3
Two plus years ago 8

2 3 2 1
Don't know/Not sure 1



1
Never 3

2 1

Female Total 100
7 12 15 17 49
W/in past month 16
1 1
2 12
W/in past year 45
1 6 8 7 23
W/in past 2 years 19
2 2 5 3 7
Two plus years ago 15
2 2 1 5 5
Don't know/Not sure 4
1 1

2
Never 1


1

Denominator is: All survey respondents who were told by their doctor that they had diabetes
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