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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
How concerned are you about the long term complications of diabetes?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Not at all concerned 13.6
10.9 5.3 2.5 9.0 22.8
Slightly concerned 23.3 37.8 43.4 23.9 23.2 17.5 23.0
Somewhat concerned 22.2 62.2 18.7 16.8 24.0 27.9 19.7
Very concerned 39.3
27.0 54.0 46.0 42.8 33.5
Don't know/Not sure 1.5


2.7 2.9 .9
Refused .3


1.6

Male Not at all concerned 17.7
28.6

14.3 28.9
Slightly concerned 25.8 100.0 50.0 45.1 41.0 10.7 19.7
Somewhat concerned 18.3
14.3 7.8 21.0 32.1 13.9
Very concerned 36.4
7.1 47.1 35.1 39.3 36.4
Don't know/Not sure 1.8


2.9 3.6 1.2
Female Not at all concerned 10.5

9.5 3.9 4.6 18.1
Slightly concerned 21.4
39.3 7.1 12.9 23.1 25.7
Somewhat concerned 25.0 100.0 21.4 23.8 25.8 24.3 24.2
Very concerned 41.4
39.3 59.5 52.3 45.7 31.3
Don't know/Not sure 1.3


2.6 2.3 .8
Refused .4


2.6

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

How concerned are you about the long term complications of diabetes?
(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 concerned 43
2 2 2 7 30
Slightly concerned 79 1 7 9 16 15 31
Somewhat concerned 83 2 4 6 17 26 28
Very concerned 137
8 20 26 35 48
Don't know/Not sure 6


2 2 2
Refused 1


1

Male Total 135 1 8 15 25 32 54
Not at all concerned 21
2

4 15
Slightly concerned 35 1 4 6 10 4 10
Somewhat concerned 27
1 1 6 11 8
Very concerned 49
1 8 8 12 20
Don't know/Not sure 3


1 1 1
Female Total 214 2 13 22 39 53 85
Not at all concerned 22

2 2 3 15
Slightly concerned 44
3 3 6 11 21
Somewhat concerned 56 2 3 5 11 15 20
Very concerned 88
7 12 18 23 28
Don't know/Not sure 3


1 1 1
Refused 1


1

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