1996 State of Hawaii Behavioral Risk Factor
Would you say that in general your health
Percent of adults reporting that physical or
mental health not good during the past 30 days
Percent of physical and/or mental health
not good during the past 30 days
Mean physically unhealthy days in past 30
Mean mentally unhealthy days in past 30
Mean unhealthy days during the past 30
Mean activity limitation days in past 30
Health Care Access
Do you have any kind of health care
What type of health care coverage do you use
to pay for your medical care?
Was there a time during the last 12 months
when you needed to see a doctor but could not because of the
How long has it been since you last
visited a doctor for a routine checkup?
Have you ever been told by a doctor that
you have diabetes?
How about your cigarette smoking
On the average, about how many
cigarettes did you smoke a day?
During the past 12 months, have you quit
smoking for 1 day or longer?
About how long has it been since you last
smoked cigarettes regularly, that is, daily?
What do you think is the leading cause of
death in Hawaii?
What is your physical activity
Regular and sustained physical
What type of physical activity or exercise
did you spend the most time doing during the past month?
Fruit and Vegetables
Summary index of fruits and vegetables
Mean numbers of daily servings of fruits
Weight status based on new BMI
Weight status based on old BMI
Are you now trying to lose weight?
Are you now trying to maintain your
current weight, that is to keep from gaining weight?
Are you eating either fewer calories or less
fat to lose weight or keep from gaining weight?
Are you using physical activity or exercise
to lose weight or keep from gaining weight?
In the past 12 months, has a doctor,
nurse, or other health professional given you advice about your
If you had a child in school, at what grade
do you think he or she should begin receiving education in school about
HIV infection and AIDS?
What are your chances of getting infected
with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS?
If you had a teenager who was sexually
active, would you encourage him or her to use a condom?
Have you ever been tested for HIV?
What was the main reason you had your last
test for HIV?
Where did you have your last HIV
Did you receive the results of your last
Did you receive counseling or talk with a
health care professional about the results of your tests?
Some people use condoms to keep from
getting infected with HIV through sexual activity. How effective do you
think a properly used condom is for this purpose?
Due to what you know about HIV, have you
changed your sexual behavior in the past 12 months?
Did you decrease the number of your sexual
partners or become abstinent?
Do you now have sexual intercourse with
only the same partner?
Do you now always use condoms for
In your opinion, should co-workers have
the right to refuse to work with someone infected with the HIV virus,
the virus that cause AIDS?
In your opinion, should employees be
allowed to fire good workers who are infected with the HIV virus, the
virus that causes AIDS?
In your judgment, is a person at high risk
for becoming infected with the HIV virus if they are cared by a nurse,
doctor, dentist, or other health care worker who has the HIV
Have you ever had a clinical breast
How long has it been since your last
Was your last breast exam done as part of
a routine checkup, because of a breast problem other than cancer, or
because you've already had breast cancer?
A pap smear is a test for cancer of the
cervix. Have you ever had a pap smear?
How long has it been since you had your
last pap smear?
Was your last pap smear done as part of a
routine exam, or to check a current or previous problem, or other
A mammogram is an x-ray of each breast to
look for breast cancer. Have you ever had a mammogram?
How long has it been since you had your
Was your last mammogram done as part of a
routine checkup, because of a breast problem other than cancer, or
because of cancer?
Have you had a hysterectomy?