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2000 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2000

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
If you use special equipment or help from others to get around, what type do you use?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
No special equipment or help used 95.2 99.5 98.9 97.4 95.8 94.6 86.5
Other people .1 .1
.1
.1
Cane or walking stick 2.3
.2 1.0 2.5 2.9 7.0
Walker .7 .3
.1 .5 .1 2.9
Crutch or crutches .3

.2 .5 .8 .5
Manual wheelchair .3
.2 .3 .3 .4 .5
Motorized wheelchair .1
.1 .0

.3
Electric mobility scooter .1

.1
.1 .3
Artificial leg .1




.5
Brace .2 .1 .2 .3
.3 .4
Oxygen/special breathing equipment .2
.1
.1 .7 .5
Other .4
.4 .5 .3 .1 .7
Male No special equipment or help used 96.1 99.5 99.0 97.1 96.1 96.3 88.2
Other people .0 .3




Cane or walking stick 2.0

1.4 2.8 1.2 6.1
Walker .3




1.7
Crutch or crutches .2


.2 .9 .5
Manual wheelchair .4
.3 .4 .4 .6 .7
Electric mobility scooter .0




.2
Artificial leg .2




1.2
Brace .2 .3
.2
.6 .5
Oxygen/special breathing equipment .1
.2

.3
Other .5
.5 .9 .4
.7
Female No special equipment or help used 94.5 99.5 98.8 97.6 95.5 93.0 85.2
Other people .1

.3
.2
Cane or walking stick 2.7
.4 .5 2.1 4.4 7.6
Walker 1.1 .5
.3 1.1 .2 3.8
Crutch or crutches .4

.4 .8 .6 .5
Manual wheelchair .2

.2 .1 .2 .3
Motorized wheelchair .1
.1 .1

.5
Electric mobility scooter .1

.1
.2 .3
Brace .2
.4 .4

.3
Oxygen/special breathing equipment .3


.1 1.0 .8
Other .3
.3 .1 .3 .2 .7
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.

If you use special equipment or help from others to get around, what type do you use?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 3,727 335 721 758 736 512 665
No special equipment or help used 3,488 328 704 728 696 475 557
Other people 3 1
1
1
Cane or walking stick 96
1 3 18 19 55
Walker 30 1
2 3 1 23
Crutch or crutches 13

2 4 4 3
Manual wheelchair 12
1 3 2 2 4
Motorized wheelchair 4
1 1

2
Electric mobility scooter 4

1
1 2
Artificial leg 3




3
Brace 10 1 2 3
1 3
Oxygen/special breathing equipment 8
1
1 4 2
Other 14
2 4 3 1 4
Don't know/Not sure 9
3 3 2
1
Refused 33 4 6 7 7 3 6
Male Total 1,492 158 315 301 286 197 235
No special equipment or help used 1,419 154 308 293 272 188 204
Other people 1 1




Cane or walking stick 27

1 8 4 14
Walker 4




4
Crutch or crutches 4


1 2 1
Manual wheelchair 6
1 1 1 1 2
Electric mobility scooter 1




1
Artificial leg 3




3
Brace 4 1
1
1 1
Oxygen/special breathing equipment 2
1

1
Other 8
1 3 2
2
Don't know/Not sure 3
2 1


Refused 10 2 2 1 2
3
Female Total 2,235 177 406 457 450 315 430
No special equipment or help used 2,069 174 396 435 424 287 353
Other people 2

1
1
Cane or walking stick 69
1 2 10 15 41
Walker 26 1
2 3 1 19
Crutch or crutches 9

2 3 2 2
Manual wheelchair 6

2 1 1 2
Motorized wheelchair 4
1 1

2
Electric mobility scooter 3

1
1 1
Brace 6
2 2

2
Oxygen/special breathing equipment 6


1 3 2
Other 6
1 1 1 1 2
Don't know/Not sure 6
1 2 2
1
Refused 23 2 4 6 5 3 3
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.