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Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS); 1998

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1998

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 92.3 39.1 77.2 90.2 89.5 95.8 95.1
No 7.7 60.9 22.8 9.8 10.5 4.2 4.9
Male Yes 92.3 50.0 66.7 91.7 90.2 100.0 94.9
No 7.7 50.0 33.3 8.3 9.8
5.1
Female Yes 92.3 20.0 100.0 88.8 88.8 92.2 95.3
No 7.7 80.0
11.2 11.2 7.8 4.7
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who were told by their doctor that they had diabetes
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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 263 5 10 35 50 48 115
Yes 236 3 8 30 46 46 103
No 21 2 2 4 4 2 7
Don't know/Not sure 5

1

4
Refused 1




1
Male Total 112 3 6 13 22 19 49
Yes 100 2 4 11 20 19 44
No 9 1 2 1 2
3
Don't know/Not sure 3

1

2
Female Total 151 2 4 22 28 29 66
Yes 136 1 4 19 26 27 59
No 12 1
3 2 2 4
Don't know/Not sure 2




2
Refused 1




1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who were told by their doctor that they had diabetes