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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 last visited
a doctor for a routine checkup?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Within past year 64.4 55.3 57.7 56.0 65.2 70.2 81.5
Within 2 years 14.1 17.4 16.0 16.8 12.9 13.0 9.0
Within 5 years 10.1 16.0 11.6 11.7 10.4 7.2 4.6
5 or more years ago 9.4 8.8 11.5 12.4 10.4 8.1 4.2
Never 2.1 2.6 3.3 3.1 1.1 1.5 .7
Male Within past year 54.1 40.9 45.0 47.5 52.8 62.0 79.1
Within 2 years 16.4 18.5 19.1 17.4 16.1 16.5 10.4
Within 5 years 13.6 24.1 15.0 14.4 14.2 8.9 5.8
5 or more years ago 13.4 13.4 16.8 17.3 15.2 10.9 4.0
Never 2.5 3.0 4.1 3.5 1.6 1.7 .7
Female Within past year 74.0 70.5 70.6 64.3 77.6 77.9 83.3
Within 2 years 12.0 16.1 12.8 16.3 9.7 9.7 7.9
Within 5 years 6.8 7.3 8.2 9.1 6.6 5.7 3.7
5 or more years ago 5.6 3.9 6.0 7.7 5.5 5.4 4.2
Never 1.6 2.2 2.4 2.7 .5 1.2 .8
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.

About how long has it been since you last visited
a doctor for a routine checkup?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 7,196 639 1,385 1,484 1,486 892 1,310
Within past year 4,671 366 792 847 974 636 1,056
Within 2 years 996 107 225 248 203 107 106
Within 5 years 680 83 165 165 138 65 64
5 or more years ago 649 55 149 177 143 68 57
Don't know/Not sure 71 11 16 7 17 5 15
Never 126 17 37 40 11 11 10
Refused 3
1


2
Male Total 3,039 293 618 648 654 372 454
Within past year 1,621 124 269 307 339 226 356
Within 2 years 499 56 115 111 116 59 42
Within 5 years 393 58 98 92 84 34 27
5 or more years ago 423 41 102 116 100 43 21
Don't know/Not sure 34 5 11 2 8 4 4
Never 67 9 22 20 7 6 3
Refused 2
1


1
Female Total 4,157 346 767 836 832 520 856
Within past year 3,050 242 523 540 635 410 700
Within 2 years 497 51 110 137 87 48 64
Within 5 years 287 25 67 73 54 31 37
5 or more years ago 226 14 47 61 43 25 36
Don't know/Not sure 37 6 5 5 9 1 11
Never 59 8 15 20 4 5 7
Refused 1




1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.