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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

Have you ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that your blood cholesterol is high?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 48.7
37.0 30.7 52.3 48.9 52.9
No 51.3 100.0 63.0 69.3 47.7 51.1 47.1
Male Yes 45.2
62.5 45.5 34.5 38.9 51.4
No 54.8 100.0 37.5 54.5 65.5 61.1 48.6
Female Yes 52.0

15.8 70.5 58.2 54.3
No 48.0 100.0 100.0 84.2 29.5 41.8 45.7
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who who were told by their doctor that they had diabetes and who have ever had their blood cholesterol checked
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Have you ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that your blood cholesterol is high?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 236 3 8 30 46 46 103
Yes 111
2 8 26 23 52
No 123 3 6 22 20 22 50
Don't know/Not sure 2



1 1
Male Total 100 2 4 11 20 19 44
Yes 47
2 5 8 9 23
No 53 2 2 6 12 10 21
Female Total 136 1 4 19 26 27 59
Yes 64

3 18 14 29
No 70 1 4 16 8 12 29
Don't know/Not sure 2



1 1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who who were told by their doctor that they had diabetes and who have ever had their blood cholesterol checked