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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

In the past two years, have you taken any weight loss pills prescribed by a doctor?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes, I am currently taking them .3 .1 .7 .5 .1
.4
Yes, I have taken them, but I am not currently taking them 1.3
.6 2.2 1.9 3.1
No, I have not taken them 98.4 99.9 98.7 97.4 97.9 96.9 99.6
Male Yes, I am currently taking them .1
.7



Yes, I have taken them, but I am not currently taking them 1.1

.8 2.8 3.0
No, I have not taken them 98.8 100.0 99.3 99.2 97.2 97.0 100.0
Female Yes, I am currently taking them .6 .2 .8 .9 .3
.7
Yes, I have taken them, but I am not currently taking them 1.5
1.2 3.5 1.1 3.3
No, I have not taken them 97.9 99.8 98.0 95.6 98.7 96.7 99.3
Denominator is:
All survey respondents
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In the past two years, have you taken any weight loss pills prescribed by a doctor?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 1815 155 350 381 372 254 303
Yes, I am currently taking them 8 1 3 2 1
1
Yes, I have taken them, but I am not currently taking them 30
3 11 8 8
No, I have not taken them 1777 154 344 368 363 246 302
Male Total 741 62 158 142 164 111 104
Yes, I am currently taking them 1
1



Yes, I have taken them, but I am not currently taking them 9

1 5 3
No, I have not taken them 731 62 157 141 159 108 104
Female Total 1074 93 192 239 208 143 199
Yes, I am currently taking them 7 1 2 2 1
1
Yes, I have taken them, but I am not currently taking them 21
3 10 3 5
No, I have not taken them 1046 92 187 227 204 138 198
Denominator is:
All survey respondents