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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
Have you ever been told on more than one occasion that your blood pressure was high, or have you been told this only once?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
More than once 78.5 46.1 51.8 77.2 81.3 88.8 81.3
Only once 20.6 53.9 48.2 22.5 18.7 9.9 17.2
Don't know/Not sure .7

.4
1.3 1.2
Refused .1




.3
Male More than once 79.3 84.6 42.8 83.3 76.7 86.6 83.4
Only once 20.3 15.4 57.2 16.1 23.3 13.4 15.8
Don't know/Not sure .1

.7


Refused .2




.8
Female More than once 77.9 30.0 61.2 70.2 86.4 91.0 79.7
Only once 20.9 70.0 38.8 29.8 13.6 6.5 18.2
Don't know/Not sure 1.2



2.5 2.1
Denominator is: All survey respondents who have had their blood pressure checked and were told by a health professional that their blood pressure is high

Have you ever been told on more than one occasion that your blood pressure was high, or have you been told this only once?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 793 18 58 129 140 139 309
More than once 627 11 34 95 111 126 250
Only once 159 7 24 33 29 12 54
Don't know/Not sure 6

1
1 4
Refused 1




1
Male Total 320 6 25 58 62 65 104
More than once 254 5 13 46 47 58 85
Only once 64 1 12 11 15 7 18
Don't know/Not sure 1

1


Refused 1




1
Female Total 473 12 33 71 78 74 205
More than once 373 6 21 49 64 68 165
Only once 95 6 12 22 14 5 36
Don't know/Not sure 5



1 4
Denominator is: All survey respondents who have had their blood pressure checked and were told by a health professional that their blood pressure is high
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