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Based on BRFSS indicators (baseline data from 1989-94)
[see definition]

PERCENTAGE reporting DIABETES
by race/ethnicity, gender & age,
Oregon BRFSS, 1989-1994

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                          DIABETES****       TOTAL
                         wgt percent      Respondents
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ALL RACES/ETHNIC GROUPS
  Total                    4.2%              17405
  Male                     3.5%               7446
  Female                   4.9%               9959
  18-34 years              1.4%               5150
  35-64 years              4.6%               8704
Race/Ethnicity
WHITE***
  Total                    4.2%              16253
  Male                     3.5%               6922
  Female                   4.9%               9331
  18-34 years              1.4%               4619
  35-64 years              4.4%               8169
ASIAN***
  Total                    2.3%                247
  Male                    *3.0%                110
  Female                  *1.8%                137
  18-34 years             *0.0%                132
  35-64 years             *3.8%                101
AFRICAN AMERICAN***
  Total                    4.8%                159
  Male                    *2.5%                 71
  Female                   7.7%                 88
  18-34 years             *2.3%                 69
  35-64 years              7.2%                 77
AMERICAN INDIAN***
  Total                    4.1%                231
  Male                     4.0%                111
  Female                   4.2%                120
  18-34 years             *1.0%                 92
  35-64 years              6.8%                119
HISPANIC***
  Total                    4.9%                515
  Male                     4.2%                232
  Female                   6.0%                283
  18-34 years              2.6%                238
  35-64 years              8.3%                238
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   *Estimate may be unreliable: <5 resp. with condition.
  **Estimate may be unreliable: <50 respondents.
 ***Hispanics include all races; other groups
     are non-Hispanic only.
****Respondent was told by physician, nurse or other
    health professional.