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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
When was the last time you had an eye exam in which the pupils were dilated?
This would have made you temporarily sensitive to bright light.

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Within the past month 12.4 31.1 4.4 7.4 12.1 12.3 14.6
Within the past year 54.7 37.8 35.2 39.5 42.7 58.7 64.1
Within the past 2 years 14.1 31.1 14.3 13.1 16.7 14.2 12.9
2 or more years ago 11.5
4.4 25.1 15.6 11.9 7.2
Don't know/Not sure 1.7
10.9 3.5 2.7
.4
Never 5.8
30.8 11.4 10.1 2.9 .8
Male Within the past month 14.4

13.7 10.7 21.4 13.9
Within the past year 52.4 100.0 28.6 35.3 35.1 53.6 63.6
Within the past 2 years 16.8
14.3 23.5 23.4 16.1 13.9
2 or more years ago 9.9

11.8 24.9 5.4 8.7
Don't know/Not sure 2.9
28.6 7.8 2.9

Never 3.7
28.6 7.8 2.9 3.6
Female Within the past month 10.8 50.0 7.1 2.4 12.9 4.6 15.1
Within the past year 56.4
39.3 42.9 47.1 63.0 64.5
Within the past 2 years 12.0 50.0 14.3 4.8 12.9 12.7 12.1
2 or more years ago 12.7
7.1 35.7 10.3 17.3 6.0
Don't know/Not sure .8


2.6
.8
Never 7.3
32.1 14.3 14.2 2.3 1.5
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who were told by their doctors that they had diabetes.

When was the last time you had an eye exam in which the pupils were dilated?
This would have made you temporarily sensitive to bright light.

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 349 3 21 37 64 85 139
Within the past month 44 1 2 3 9 9 20
Within the past year 193 1 8 15 29 49 91
Within the past 2 years 49 1 3 5 11 14 15
2 or more years ago 42
1 10 9 11 11
Don't know/Not sure 6
2 1 2
1
Never 15
5 3 4 2 1
Male Total 135 1 8 15 25 32 54
Within the past month 18

2 3 6 7
Within the past year 69 1 2 6 8 17 35
Within the past 2 years 23
1 3 6 6 7
2 or more years ago 15

2 6 2 5
Don't know/Not sure 4
2 1 1

Never 6
3 1 1 1
Female Total 214 2 13 22 39 53 85
Within the past month 26 1 2 1 6 3 13
Within the past year 124
6 9 21 32 56
Within the past 2 years 26 1 2 2 5 8 8
2 or more years ago 27
1 8 3 9 6
Don't know/Not sure 2


1
1
Never 9
2 2 3 1 1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who were told by their doctors that they had diabetes.