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Based on BRFSS indicators (baseline data from 1989-94)

GROUP HEALTH RISK PROFILE
Conditions or behaviors which elevate risk to health
among major racial and ethnic groups.
Oregon BRFSS, 1989-1994

WHITES
(Non-Hispanic only)
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Inter-                        TOTAL  Male Female 18-34 35-64
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years  HEALTH INDICATORS       ages    (weighted percents)
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93-94  Fair or poor health      11    12    11      6    10 
89-93  Hypertension             20    19    21      8    22 
89-93  High cholesterol         28    28    28     15    30 
89-94  Diabetes                  4     3     5      1     4 
89-94  Overweight               24    24    23     16    29 
89-94  Current smokers          21    22    20     24    23 
89-94  Former smokers           29    34    24     16    34 
89-93  Acute alcohol users      15    23     8     26    12 
89-93  Chronic alcohol users     4     7     1      5     4 
89-93  Drinking & driving        2     3     1      4     1 
91-93  Fail to use seatbelts     5     7     3      6     5 
89-94  Inactive lifestyle       47    49    44     43    48 
91-94  No health insurance      16    18    14     27    13 
91-94  Unable to see doctor     12    10    15     18    12 
Number of actual interviews
upon which weighted estimates are based.
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HEALTH INDICATORS         TOTAL   Male  Female 18-34  35-64
------------------------ ------ ------ ------  ------ ------
Fair or poor health        5318   2358   2960   1482   2672
Hypertension              13638   5795   7843   3934   6841
High cholesterol           9570   3834   5736   1814   5276
Diabetes                  16253   6922   9331   4619   8169
Overweight                15884   6893   8991   4538   7982
Current smokers           16233   6920   9313   4615   8156
Former smokers            16233   6920   9313   4615   8156
Acute alcohol users       13566   5752   7814   3921   6788
Chronic alcohol users     13536   5737   7799   3917   6791
Drinking & driving        13637   5791   7846   3936   6831
Fail to use seatbelts      8962   3901   5061   2556   4538
Inactive lifestyle        13520   5680   7840   3794   6831
No health insurance       11537   5006   6531   3220   5861
Unable to see doctor      11544   5013   6531   3232   5862
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