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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Have you ever been told on more than one occasion
that your blood pressure was high?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
More than once 77.5 49.4 56.1 74.8 79.7 82.9 80.9
Only once 22.5 50.6 43.9 25.2 20.3 17.1 19.1
Male More than once 76.3 47.8 62.3 70.2 77.2 84.6 81.1
Only once 23.7 52.2 37.7 29.8 22.8 15.4 18.9
Female More than once 78.6 50.0 45.8 80.0 82.8 81.5 80.8
Only once 21.4 50.0 54.2 20.0 17.2 18.5 19.2
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who have had their blood pressures checked and have been told that their blood pressures were high.

Have you ever been told on more than one occasion
that your blood pressure was high?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 828 12 65 130 189 145 287
More than once 630 7 32 95 151 119 226
Only once 187 5 33 35 37 24 53
Don't know/Not sure 11


1 2 8
Male Total 332 4 31 65 85 54 93
More than once 248 3 17 44 64 45 75
Only once 82 1 14 21 21 8 17
Don't know/Not sure 2



1 1
Female Total 496 8 34 65 104 91 194
More than once 382 4 15 51 87 74 151
Only once 105 4 19 14 16 16 36
Don't know/Not sure 9


1 1 7
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who have had their blood pressures checked and have been told that their blood pressures were high.