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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
How is your general health?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Excellent 22.3 22.8 24.9 27.7 23.5 18.7 14.1
Very good 34.7 36.7 36.8 37.8 37.2 29.6 28.3
Good 29.3 32.5 28.5 24.8 26.0 31.5 35.2
Fair 10.1 7.0 9.0 7.8 8.6 13.6 15.1
Or poor 3.7 1.0 .8 1.9 4.7 6.7 7.3
Male Excellent 22.7 25.3 24.5 27.3 23.2 19.9 14.0
Very good 32.9 33.4 35.7 36.9 35.9 24.2 26.7
Good 30.6 34.0 29.0 27.3 26.9 32.6 37.3
Fair 10.5 6.1 10.1 7.0 9.4 16.6 15.9
Or poor 3.3 1.2 .7 1.6 4.6 6.7 6.1
Female Excellent 21.8 20.2 25.3 28.1 23.8 17.5 14.2
Very good 36.3 40.2 38.0 38.6 38.6 34.8 29.5
Good 28.0 31.1 27.9 22.3 25.2 30.4 33.7
Fair 9.7 7.9 7.8 8.7 7.7 10.7 14.5
Or poor 4.1 .7 .9 2.3 4.7 6.6 8.1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.

How is your general health?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 7,196 639 1,385 1,484 1,486 892 1,310
Excellent 1,629 141 350 418 362 174 184
Very good 2,509 246 518 566 548 264 367
Good 2,076 197 397 355 391 280 456
Fair 696 47 107 114 119 113 196
Or poor 267 6 12 30 64 57 98
Don't know/Not sure 15 2 1
1 4 7
Refused 4

1 1
2
Male Total 3,039 293 618 648 654 372 454
Excellent 713 74 159 181 162 77 60
Very good 1,014 102 223 245 232 90 122
Good 907 93 177 169 177 125 166
Fair 299 19 54 42 55 55 74
Or poor 101 3 5 10 28 24 31
Don't know/Not sure 4 2


1 1
Refused 1

1


Female Total 4,157 346 767 836 832 520 856
Excellent 916 67 191 237 200 97 124
Very good 1,495 144 295 321 316 174 245
Good 1,169 104 220 186 214 155 290
Fair 397 28 53 72 64 58 122
Or poor 166 3 7 20 36 33 67
Don't know/Not sure 11
1
1 3 6
Refused 3


1
2
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.