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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

Are you using physical activity or exercise to lose weight or keep from gaining weight?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 63.4 68.6 73.1 65.9 67.5 61.4 45.4
No 36.6 31.4 26.9 34.1 32.5 38.6 54.6
Male Yes 66.5 62.2 74.7 65.4 72.2 63.4 57.5
No 33.5 37.8 25.3 34.6 27.8 36.6 42.5
Female Yes 61.0 73.4 71.9 66.2 63.3 59.9 36.9
No 39.0 26.6 28.1 33.8 36.7 40.1 63.1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who reported trying to lose weight or maintain current weight
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Are you using physical activity or exercise to lose weight or keep from gaining weight?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 1355 107 245 293 295 201 214
Yes 867 78 182 200 197 119 91
No 488 29 63 93 98 82 123
Male Total 495 34 95 96 120 78 72
Yes 337 25 72 64 88 48 40
No 158 9 23 32 32 30 32
Female Total 860 73 150 197 175 123 142
Yes 530 53 110 136 109 71 51
No 330 20 40 61 66 52 91
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who reported trying to lose weight or maintain current weight