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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

Has a doctor or other health professional ever talked with you about drug abuse?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes, w/in 12 months 7.6 17.2 11.5 9.0 7.4 3.6 2.2
Yes, w/in 3 years 2.1 5.8 3.4 2.6 1.9 .5 .3
Yes, 3+ years ago 4.2 5.3 7.0 5.7 4.8 2.4 1.4
No 86.0 71.6 78.1 82.7 85.9 93.5 96.1
Male Yes, w/in 12 months 8.6 15.4 14.7 11.3 8.0 2.5 1.4
Yes, w/in 3 years 2.4 7.3 3.6 2.3 3.0

Yes, 3+ years ago 4.9 4.5 6.2 5.7 7.4 2.1 2.8
No 84.1 72.8 75.5 80.8 81.5 95.4 95.9
Female Yes, w/in 12 months 6.7 19.4 8.0 6.7 6.8 4.6 2.8
Yes, w/in 3 years 1.8 4.2 3.2 2.9 .8 1.0 .5
Yes, 3+ years ago 3.6 6.3 7.9 5.7 2.0 2.6 .4
No 87.9 70.1 80.9 84.7 90.5 91.8 96.3
Denominator is:
All survey respondents
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Has a doctor or other health professional ever talked with you about drug abuse?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 1790 178 325 405 327 224 331
Yes, w/in 12 months 126 27 32 28 24 6 9
Yes, w/in 3 years 36 7 11 8 6 3 1
Yes, 3+ years ago 81 11 24 22 17 3 4
No 1538 131 257 344 280 211 315
Don't know/Not sure 9 2 1 3
1 2
Male Total 763 82 158 163 143 98 119
Yes, w/in 12 months 66 11 22 16 12 2 3
Yes, w/in 3 years 20 4 6 6 4

Yes, 3+ years ago 42 3 10 11 13 2 3
No 631 62 120 129 114 94 112
Don't know/Not sure 4 2
1

1
Female Total 1027 96 167 242 184 126 212
Yes, w/in 12 months 60 16 10 12 12 4 6
Yes, w/in 3 years 16 3 5 2 2 3 1
Yes, 3+ years ago 39 8 14 11 4 1 1
No 907 69 137 215 166 117 203
Don't know/Not sure 5
1 2
1 1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents