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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

What is the main reason you have not had a Pap smear within the last three years?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Doctor never said it was necessary/Never suggested 11.9
10.0 21.8 12.4 17.9 7.3
Doctor told me it was not necessary 10.8 60.0
7.3 6.7 15.4 12.4
Not needed/Don?t have problem 19.9
10.0 16.4 9.0 17.9 28.0
Cost/Not covered by insurance 9.3
46.7 9.1 20.2
1.0
Too old 3.7




8.3
Haven?t had the time 6.9
13.3 10.9 6.7 7.7 4.1
Embarrassing to get .6

3.6


Too uncomfortable or painful 1.4

3.6 2.2
1.0
Some other reason (specify) 35.4 40.0 20.0 27.3 42.7 41.0 37.8
Female Doctor never said it was necessary/Never suggested 11.9
10.0 21.8 12.4 17.9 7.3
Doctor told me it was not necessary 10.8 60.0
7.3 6.7 15.4 12.4
Not needed/Don?t have problem 19.9
10.0 16.4 9.0 17.9 28.0
Cost/Not covered by insurance 9.3
46.7 9.1 20.2
1.0
Too old 3.7




8.3
Haven?t had the time 6.9
13.3 10.9 6.7 7.7 4.1
Embarrassing to get .6

3.6


Too uncomfortable or painful 1.4

3.6 2.2
1.0
Some other reason (specify) 35.4 40.0 20.0 27.3 42.7 41.0 37.8
Denominator is:
All female survey respondents older than 40 who have not had a pap smear within the last three years
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What is the main reason you have not had a Pap smear within the last three years?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 163 2 16 27 26 25 67
Doctor never said it was necessary/Never suggested 14
2 1 3 4 4
Doctor told me it was not necessary 18 1
3 2 3 9
Not needed/Don?t have problem 32
2 5 3 5 17
Cost/Not covered by insurance 15
6 4 4
1
Too old 5




5
Haven?t had the time 13
3 4 1 2 3
Embarrassing to get 1

1


Too uncomfortable or painful 3

1 1
1
Some other reason (specify) 57 1 3 7 11 10 25
Don't know 4

1
1 2
Refused 1


1

Female Total 163 2 16 27 26 25 67
Doctor never said it was necessary/Never suggested 14
2 1 3 4 4
Doctor told me it was not necessary 18 1
3 2 3 9
Not needed/Don?t have problem 32
2 5 3 5 17
Cost/Not covered by insurance 15
6 4 4
1
Too old 5




5
Haven?t had the time 13
3 4 1 2 3
Embarrassing to get 1

1


Too uncomfortable or painful 3

1 1
1
Some other reason (specify) 57 1 3 7 11 10 25
Don't know 4

1
1 2
Refused 1


1

Denominator is:
All female survey respondents older than 40 who have not had a pap smear within the last three years