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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 meals and snacks
when you should to help you manage your blood glucose levels?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Not at all difficult 47.4 31.1 53.4 11.8 33.6 46.2 62.4
Slightly difficult 23.6
25.7 35.5 22.8 20.1 22.7
Somewhat difficult 19.4 68.9 18.7 29.4 22.4 25.4 11.5
Very difficult 8.9
2.2 22.0 21.2 8.3 2.4
Don't know/Not sure .2

1.3


Refused .4




1.0
Male Not at all difficult 46.9
35.7 11.8 29.3 48.2 63.6
Slightly difficult 26.3
50.0 41.2 25.4 30.4 17.9
Somewhat difficult 17.7 100.0 14.3 27.5 27.8 14.3 12.7
Very difficult 8.0

19.6 17.6 7.1 3.5
Refused 1.0




2.3
Female Not at all difficult 47.8 50.0 64.3 11.9 36.1 44.5 61.5
Slightly difficult 21.6
10.7 31.0 21.3 11.6 26.4
Somewhat difficult 20.7 50.0 21.4 31.0 19.4 34.7 10.6
Very difficult 9.6
3.6 23.8 23.2 9.2 1.5
Don't know/Not sure .3

2.4


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 meals and snacks
when you should to help you manage your blood glucose 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 162 1 10 5 20 39 87
Slightly difficult 82
6 13 15 17 31
Somewhat difficult 70 2 4 10 17 21 16
Very difficult 33
1 8 12 8 4
Don't know/Not sure 1

1


Refused 1




1
Male Total 135 1 8 15 25 32 54
Not at all difficult 63
3 2 8 15 35
Slightly difficult 36
4 6 7 10 9
Somewhat difficult 25 1 1 4 7 5 7
Very difficult 10

3 3 2 2
Refused 1




1
Female Total 214 2 13 22 39 53 85
Not at all difficult 99 1 7 3 12 24 52
Slightly difficult 46
2 7 8 7 22
Somewhat difficult 45 1 3 6 10 16 9
Very difficult 23
1 5 9 6 2
Don't know/Not sure 1

1


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