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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
In the past 12 months, have you used
any medication for breathing?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 11.9 8.6 11.2 10.9 12.1 14.7 13.8
No 88.1 91.4 88.8 89.1 87.9 85.3 86.2
Male Yes 9.4 4.2 8.3 7.9 9.4 12.9 14.1
No 90.6 95.8 91.7 92.1 90.6 87.1 85.9
Female Yes 14.2 13.2 14.2 13.8 14.7 16.3 13.6
No 85.8 86.8 85.8 86.2 85.3 83.7 86.4
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.

In the past 12 months, have you used
any medication for breathing?

(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 668 49 126 117 136 99 141
No 4,664 428 913 955 995 538 835
Don't know/not sure 14 1
3 3 2 5
Male Total 2,273 223 469 474 500 272 335
Yes 218 10 42 37 45 36 48
No 2,051 213 427 436 455 234 286
Don't know/not sure 4

1
2 1
Female Total 3,073 255 570 601 634 367 646
Yes 450 39 84 80 91 63 93
No 2,613 215 486 519 540 304 549
Don't know/not sure 10 1
2 3
4
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.