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Oregon 2002 -2005 BRFSS Data - Behavior Risk Survey Topics by County

Selected Topics by County 2002-2005

Age-adjusted Prevalence of Selected Chronic Diseases and Related Risk Factors Among Adults by County, Oregon 2002-2005

Tables were created using combined BRFSS survey results from 2002 through 2005. Two numbers are provided for each condition or disease: an unadjusted rate and an age-adjusted rate. Unadjusted rates, provided in separate tables, give a description of the absolute burden of a disease or risk factor for an individual county. Age-adjusted rates supplied in this table allow you to compare rates for a county to the State's rate. They adjust for differences that could result from a county’s population being, on average, older or younger than the State's. When comparing counties with Oregon or with each other, use these age-adjusted rates.

Data are adjusted to the 2000 U.S. Census Population.

County % who had a mammogram within past 2 years (women 40+ years old)
OREGON 73.3%
Baker 74.2%†
Benton 80.0%
Clackamas 75.6%
Clatsop 65.5%
Columbia 72.6%
Coos 72.2%
Crook 73.1%†
Curry 84.5%†
Deschutes 68.2%
Douglas 68.2%
Grant 66.8%†
Harney 71.1%†
Hood River 84.3%
Jackson 69.7%
Jefferson 61.8%†
Josephine 61.2%**
Klamath 81.9%
Lake 81.7%†
Lane 74.8%
Lincoln 63.2%
Linn 64.1%
Malheur 63.6%†
Marion 76.6%
Morrow 88.4%†
Multnomah 75.8%
Polk 74.1%
Tillamook 54.7%**
Umatilla 70.3%
Union 75.1%
Wallowa 60.6%†
Washington 75.2%
Yamhill 72.2%
Gilliam/Wheeler --
Sherman/Wasco 77.1%
Rate based on less than 50 respondents overall or fewer than 12 persons in one age group; may not accurately reflect behavior of entire county and results should be interpreted with caution. Estimates based on 10 or fewer respondents are not reported.
** Statistically significant difference compared to Oregon.
Three age groups were used for age adjusting: 18-34yrs., 35-54yrs, and 55+yrs.
Sources: BRFSS 2002-2005