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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
In the past 12 months, has a health professional
explained to you about the long-term consequences of diabetes?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes, and you understand completely 83.2 62.2 91.8 78.2 83.2 82.3 84.2
Yes, but you are still confused by this 3.0
5.4 3.5 2.1 2.9 2.9
No, no one has explained this to you 13.5 37.8 2.7 18.4 13.6 14.8 12.5
Don't know/Not sure .3


1.1
.4
Male Yes, and you understand completely 83.0
78.6 68.6 81.0 87.5 87.3
Yes, but you are still confused by this 5.4
14.3 7.8 5.9 3.6 4.6
No, no one has explained this to you 11.2 100.0 7.1 23.5 10.2 8.9 8.1
Don't know/Not sure .4


2.9

Female Yes, and you understand completely 83.3 100.0 100.0 85.7 84.5 78.0 81.9
Yes, but you are still confused by this 1.1



2.3 1.5
No, no one has explained this to you 15.2

14.3 15.5 19.7 15.8
Don't know/Not sure .3




.8
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who were told by their doctors that they had diabetes.

In the past 12 months, has a health professional
explained to you about the long-term consequences 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
Yes, and you understand completely 294 2 19 29 54 71 119
Yes, but you are still confused by this 8
1 1 1 2 3
No, no one has explained this to you 45 1 1 7 8 12 16
Don't know/Not sure 2


1
1
Male Total 135 1 8 15 25 32 54
Yes, and you understand completely 111
6 10 20 28 47
Yes, but you are still confused by this 6
1 1 1 1 2
No, no one has explained this to you 17 1 1 4 3 3 5
Don't know/Not sure 1


1

Female Total 214 2 13 22 39 53 85
Yes, and you understand completely 183 2 13 19 34 43 72
Yes, but you are still confused by this 2



1 1
No, no one has explained this to you 28

3 5 9 11
Don't know/Not sure 1




1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who were told by their doctors that they had diabetes.