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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 had health care coverage?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Within the past 6 months 28.4 36.7 39.3 12.5 29.2 2.5
Within the past year 11.0 9.4 5.6 20.0 10.9 7.2 100.0
Within the past 2 years 18.2 19.9 19.4 13.7 17.2 22.7
Within the past 5 years 13.9 17.4 15.3 6.0 17.0 13.7
5 or more years ago 18.0 6.9 15.5 29.5 16.1 35.6
Never 10.5 9.7 4.9 18.3 9.7 18.2
Male Within the past 6 months 21.9 27.8 27.3 8.9 25.4

Within the past year 17.1 12.4 10.9 35.6 5.1 15.8 100.0
Within the past 2 years 13.8 18.6 14.5 8.9 15.3

Within the past 5 years 16.0 16.5 18.2
35.6 21.1
5 or more years ago 19.8 10.3 25.5 20.0 18.6 52.6
Never 11.3 14.4 3.6 26.7
10.5
Female Within the past 6 months 34.7 54.8 49.4 15.6 31.6 3.6
Within the past year 5.1 3.2 1.2 6.7 14.5 3.6
Within the past 2 years 22.4 22.6 23.5 17.8 18.4 32.1
Within the past 5 years 12.0 19.4 12.9 11.1 5.3 10.7
5 or more years ago 16.2
7.1 37.8 14.5 28.6
Never 9.6
5.9 11.1 15.8 21.4
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who answered no to the question do you have medical coverage
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About how long has it been since you had health care coverage?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 199 37 66 37 33 25 1
Within the past 6 months 52 15 21 7 8 1
Within the past year 23 3 5 5 6 3 1
Within the past 2 years 33 7 12 5 5 4
Within the past 5 years 27 5 11 3 4 4
5 or more years ago 45 3 12 13 8 9
Don't know/not sure 2 1 1



Never 17 3 4 4 2 4
Male Total 87 23 33 11 11 8 1
Within the past 6 months 19 7 9 2 1

Within the past year 13 2 4 3 1 2 1
Within the past 2 years 13 4 6 1 2

Within the past 5 years 11 3 4
3 1
5 or more years ago 22 3 8 3 4 4
Don't know/not sure 2 1 1



Never 7 3 1 2
1
Female Total 112 14 33 26 22 17
Within the past 6 months 33 8 12 5 7 1
Within the past year 10 1 1 2 5 1
Within the past 2 years 20 3 6 4 3 4
Within the past 5 years 16 2 7 3 1 3
5 or more years ago 23
4 10 4 5
Never 10
3 2 2 3
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who answered no to the question do you have medical coverage