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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
On a daily basis, how difficult is it for you
to eat the right kinds of foods to help you
manage your blood glucose test levels?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Not at all difficult 34.9 31.1 49.0 19.2 27.6 20.7 47.5
Slightly difficult 25.6
26.2 26.4 21.8 32.2 23.7
Somewhat difficult 23.7 68.9 15.5 24.5 26.7 27.3 20.6
Very difficult 14.9
9.4 29.9 22.2 18.5 7.2
Don't know/Not sure .7



1.3 .9
Refused .3


1.6

Male Not at all difficult 32.0
35.7 31.4 26.3 17.9 41.6
Slightly difficult 28.4
57.1 17.6 28.3 37.5 23.7
Somewhat difficult 26.7 100.0
31.4 24.9 26.8 27.7
Very difficult 12.4
7.1 19.6 20.5 17.9 5.8
Don't know/Not sure .5




1.2
Female Not at all difficult 37.2 50.0 57.1 9.5 28.4 23.1 52.1
Slightly difficult 23.5
7.1 33.3 18.1 27.7 23.8
Somewhat difficult 21.4 50.0 25.0 19.0 27.7 27.7 15.1
Very difficult 16.7
10.7 38.1 23.2 19.1 8.3
Don't know/Not sure .8



2.3 .8
Refused .4


2.6

Denominator is:
All survey respondents who were told by their doctors that they had diabetes.

On a daily basis, how difficult is it for you
to eat the right kinds of foods to help you
manage your blood glucose test levels?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 349 3 21 37 64 85 139
Not at all difficult 113 1 9 6 16 17 64
Slightly difficult 91
5 11 15 25 35
Somewhat difficult 88 2 4 10 18 27 27
Very difficult 53
3 10 14 15 11
Don't know/Not sure 3



1 2
Refused 1


1

Male Total 135 1 8 15 25 32 54
Not at all difficult 41
3 4 7 5 22
Slightly difficult 41
4 3 8 12 14
Somewhat difficult 35 1
5 6 9 14
Very difficult 17
1 3 4 6 3
Don't know/Not sure 1




1
Female Total 214 2 13 22 39 53 85
Not at all difficult 72 1 6 2 9 12 42
Slightly difficult 50
1 8 7 13 21
Somewhat difficult 53 1 4 5 12 18 13
Very difficult 36
2 7 10 9 8
Don't know/Not sure 2



1 1
Refused 1


1

Denominator is:
All survey respondents who were told by their doctors that they had diabetes.