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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Has a health care provider ever told you
that you have Asthma?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 11.6 13.9 11.8 11.6 11.0 12.4 10.1
No 88.4 86.1 88.2 88.4 89.0 87.6 89.9
Male Yes 9.2 10.7 9.0 8.6 7.3 9.3 10.9
No 90.8 89.3 91.0 91.4 92.7 90.7 89.1
Female Yes 13.9 17.3 14.6 14.5 14.7 15.4 9.5
No 86.1 82.7 85.4 85.5 85.3 84.6 90.5
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.

Has a health care provider ever told you
that you have asthma?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 5,346 478 1,039 1,075 1,134 639 981
Yes 639 71 130 127 126 86 99
No 4,690 406 908 944 1,002 553 877
Don't know/not sure 15 1 1 3 6
4
Refused 2

1

1
Male Total 2,273 223 469 474 500 272 335
Yes 209 25 45 42 36 26 35
No 2,058 198 424 430 462 246 298
Don't know/not sure 4

1 2
1
Refused 2

1

1
Female Total 3,073 255 570 601 634 367 646
Yes 430 46 85 85 90 60 64
No 2,632 208 484 514 540 307 579
Don't know/not sure 11 1 1 2 4
3
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.