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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
About how long has it been since you had your blood cholesterol checked?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Within the past year 61.4 44.2 48.9 50.1 61.3 68.9 78.1
Within the past 2 years 16.2 32.0 16.7 21.6 14.4 13.7 10.1
Within the past 5 years 14.6 14.3 22.7 17.1 14.8 10.9 10.0
5 or more years ago 7.9 9.6 11.7 11.1 9.5 6.5 1.7
Male Within the past year 58.4 37.9 48.1 48.0 59.6 62.4 77.8
Within the past 2 years 16.1 27.0 18.5 19.6 13.7 18.8 8.3
Within the past 5 years 17.0 20.9 22.9 20.8 16.7 12.7 11.5
5 or more years ago 8.5 14.2 10.5 11.6 10.1 6.1 2.4
Female Within the past year 63.8 50.4 49.7 52.0 62.9 74.9 78.4
Within the past 2 years 16.2 36.9 15.1 23.4 15.1 8.9 11.4
Within the past 5 years 12.5 7.8 22.5 14.0 13.0 9.2 8.9
5 or more years ago 7.4 5.0 12.8 10.7 9.0 6.9 1.3
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who have had their blood cholesterol checked.


About how long has it been since you had your blood cholesterol checked?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 2,627 121 359 531 645 391 580
Within the past year 1,579 56 168 267 388 263 437
Within the past 2 years 408 33 60 110 93 54 58
Within the past 5 years 376 16 80 86 92 47 55
5 or more years ago 209 11 44 63 60 21 10
Don't know/Not sure 53 5 7 5 12 5 19
Refused 2



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Male Total 1,039 51 143 226 261 154 204
Within the past year 590 20 68 105 149 93 155
Within the past 2 years 169 13 27 43 37 32 17
Within the past 5 years 172 10 31 46 42 21 22
5 or more years ago 93 7 16 30 29 7 4
Don't know/Not sure 14 1 1 2 4 1 5
Refused 1




1
Female Total 1,588 70 216 305 384 237 376
Within the past year 989 36 100 162 239 170 282
Within the past 2 years 239 20 33 67 56 22 41
Within the past 5 years 204 6 49 40 50 26 33
5 or more years ago 116 4 28 33 31 14 6
Don't know/Not sure 39 4 6 3 8 4 14
Refused 1



1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who have had their blood cholesterol checked.