1998 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 old were you when you were told you
Are you now taking insulin?
About how often do you check your blood
for glucose or sugar? Include times when checked by a family members or
friend, but do not include times when checked by a health
Have you ever heard of glycosylated
hemoglobin or hemoglobin "A one C"?
About how many times in the past year have
you seen a doctor, nurse, or other health professional for your
About how many times in the last year has
a health professional checked your feet for any sores or
When was the last time you had an eye exam
in which the pupils were dilated?
Does your vision limit you in recognizing
people or objects across the street?
Does your vision limit you in reading
print in a newspaper, magazine, recipe, menu, or numbers on the
Does your vision limit you in watching
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?
Have you ever smoked a cigar, even just a few
When was the last time you smoked a
What is your physical activity
Regular and sustained physical
At risk for sedentary lifestyle
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
At risk for overweight
At risk for overweight based on
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
In the past two years, have you taken any
weight loss pills prescribed by a doctor? Do not include water pills or
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
Have you been pregnant in the last 5
Thinking back to your last pregnancy, just
before you got pregnant, how did you feel about becoming
Are you using any kind of birth control
What kinds of birth control are you using
What are your reasons for not using any
birth control now?
Where is your usual source of services for
female health concerns, such as family planning, annual exams, breast
exams, tests for sexually transmitted diseases, and other female health
How long has it been since you used the
services at a family planning clinic?
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?