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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
When you were tested for diabetes in the past 12 months,
was this for routine screening or because you had symptoms?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
For screening 85.0 86.5 83.2 80.6 86.2 85.2 87.2
For symptoms 10.7 12.1 14.6 14.3 10.7 10.0 7.3
For both screening and symptoms 4.2 1.4 2.3 5.1 3.1 4.9 5.5
Male For screening 87.9 97.8 86.7 83.8 90.6 85.0 89.0
For symptoms 8.7
9.2 12.8 8.1 10.9 6.8
For both screening and symptoms 3.3 2.2 4.0 3.4 1.2 4.2 4.2
Female For screening 82.8 81.5 81.0 77.8 82.1 85.3 85.8
For symptoms 12.3 17.5 17.8 15.6 13.0 9.1 7.7
For both screening and symptoms 4.9 1.1 1.2 6.6 4.9 5.5 6.5
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who do not currently have diabetes and have been tested for diabetes in the past 12 months.

When you were tested for diabetes in the past 12 months,
was this for routine screening or because you had symptoms?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 2,047 117 281 315 436 343 555
For screening 1,699 98 223 247 366 289 476
For symptoms 235 16 49 46 48 35 41
For both screening and symptoms 84 2 6 15 16 16 29
Don't know/Not sure 26 1 3 6 5 3 8
Refused 3

1 1
1
Male Total 769 31 89 129 183 137 200
For screening 663 30 75 107 160 116 175
For symptoms 70
9 16 16 15 14
For both screening and symptoms 26 1 4 5 3 5 8
Don't know/Not sure 9
1
4 1 3
Refused 1

1


Female Total 1,278 86 192 186 253 206 355
For screening 1,036 68 148 140 206 173 301
For symptoms 165 16 40 30 32 20 27
For both screening and symptoms 58 1 2 10 13 11 21
Don't know/Not sure 17 1 2 6 1 2 5
Refused 2


1
1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who do not currently have diabetes and have been tested for diabetes in the past 12 months.