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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

About how long has it been since you last visited a dentist or hygienist?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Within the past year (1 to 12 months ago) 57.6 92.7 50.0 79.1 58.8 47.3 54.8
Within the past 2 years (1 to 2 years ago) 10.5 7.3 27.2 4.1 20.4 14.5 6.1
Within the past 3 years (2 to 3 years ago) 5.2
11.4 7.9 2.5 5.9 4.9
Within the past 5 years (3 to 5 years ago) 8.1
11.4
12.7 14.5 6.3
5 or more years ago 18.6

8.8 5.6 17.9 27.9
Male Within the past year (1 to 12 months ago) 56.9 100.0 50.0 69.2 60.7 38.2 57.0
Within the past 2 years (1 to 2 years ago) 11.3
16.7
14.8 20.6 10.1
Within the past 3 years (2 to 3 years ago) 8.2
16.7 15.4 4.9 5.9 7.6
Within the past 5 years (3 to 5 years ago) 8.5
16.7
12.3 20.6 5.1
5 or more years ago 15.0

15.4 7.4 14.7 20.3
Female Within the past year (1 to 12 months ago) 58.3 80.0 50.0 89.7 57.0 54.4 53.0
Within the past 2 years (1 to 2 years ago) 9.7 20.0 50.0 8.4 26.2 9.7 2.7
Within the past 3 years (2 to 3 years ago) 2.4



5.8 2.7
Within the past 5 years (3 to 5 years ago) 7.6


13.1 9.7 7.3
5 or more years ago 21.9

1.9 3.7 20.4 34.2
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who were told by their doctor that they had diabetes
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About how long has it been since you last visited a dentist or hygienist?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 263 5 10 35 50 48 115
Within the past year (1 to 12 months ago) 154 4 5 28 31 26 60
Within the past 2 years (1 to 2 years ago) 26 1 3 2 8 6 6
Within the past 3 years (2 to 3 years ago) 11
1 2 1 2 5
Within the past 5 years (3 to 5 years ago) 16
1
6 4 5
5 or more years ago 52

3 4 9 36
Don?t know/Not sure 2



1 1
Refused 2




2
Male Total 112 3 6 13 22 19 49
Within the past year (1 to 12 months ago) 63 3 3 9 13 7 28
Within the past 2 years (1 to 2 years ago) 11
1
3 3 4
Within the past 3 years (2 to 3 years ago) 8
1 2 1 1 3
Within the past 5 years (3 to 5 years ago) 9
1
3 3 2
5 or more years ago 19

2 2 4 11
Don?t know/Not sure 1



1
Refused 1




1
Female Total 151 2 4 22 28 29 66
Within the past year (1 to 12 months ago) 91 1 2 19 18 19 32
Within the past 2 years (1 to 2 years ago) 15 1 2 2 5 3 2
Within the past 3 years (2 to 3 years ago) 3



1 2
Within the past 5 years (3 to 5 years ago) 7


3 1 3
5 or more years ago 33

1 2 5 25
Don?t know/Not sure 1




1
Refused 1




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