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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
Blood cholesterol is a fatty substance found in the blood. Have you ever had your blood cholesterol checked?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
yes 71.6 35.4 48.7 71.1 85.2 91.3 91.5
no 25.4 55.3 47.1 27.3 13.6 7.9 5.7
Don't know/Not sure 3.0 9.3 4.2 1.6 1.2 .8 2.8
Male yes 69.5 39.2 46.0 70.2 82.5 87.8 90.9
no 28.5 57.6 51.2 28.5 16.5 11.2 6.2
Don't know/Not sure 2.0 3.1 2.8 1.3 1.0 1.0 2.8
Female yes 73.6 31.3 51.5 72.0 87.9 94.6 91.8
no 22.4 52.9 42.8 26.1 10.7 4.7 5.3
Don't know/Not sure 4.0 15.8 5.7 1.9 1.5 .7 2.8
Denominator is: All survey respondents

Blood cholesterol is a fatty substance found in the blood. Have you ever had your blood cholesterol checked?
(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 2445 97 326 547 503 357 615
no 771 169 260 190 80 31 41
Don't know/Not sure 92 26 21 13 9 3 20
Male Total 1399 153 273 327 241 170 235
yes 989 54 142 236 195 151 211
no 378 93 122 85 42 18 18
Don't know/Not sure 32 6 9 6 4 1 6
Female Total 1909 139 334 423 351 221 441
yes 1456 43 184 311 308 206 404
no 393 76 138 105 38 13 23
Don't know/Not sure 60 20 12 7 5 2 14
Denominator is: All survey respondents
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