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2000 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2000

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Using special equipment or help, what is the farthest distance that you can go?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Across a small room 2.0


6.3 2.0 1.4
About the length of a typical house 20.2 50.2
27.5 15.8 27.5 19.6
About one or two city blocks 40.7
9.6 18.6 49.8 39.8 48.3
About one mile 17.5 24.9 42.3 22.1 19.2 16.3 12.7
More than one mile 19.7 24.9 48.0 31.9 8.9 14.3 17.9
Male About the length of a typical house 17.7

50.0
30.0 14.6
About one or two city blocks 33.1
22.2 6.3 63.2 30.0 33.3
About one mile 22.3 50.0 55.6 6.3 21.1 20.0 22.9
More than one mile 26.9 50.0 22.2 37.5 15.8 20.0 29.2
Female Across a small room 3.4


11.8 2.9 2.3
About the length of a typical house 21.8 100.0
4.8 29.4 26.5 22.6
About one or two city blocks 45.7

31.0 38.2 44.1 57.1
About one mile 14.3
32.3 38.1 17.6 14.7 6.8
More than one mile 14.9
67.7 26.2 2.9 11.8 11.3
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are limited in any activities because of impairment or a health problem and use special equipment or help from others.

Using special equipment or help, what is the farthest distance that you can go?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 239 7 17 30 40 37 108
Across a small room 3


1 1 1
About the length of a typical house 40 1
2 7 9 21
About one or two city blocks 80
1 6 13 12 48
About one mile 35 1 4 6 7 4 13
More than one mile 39 1 7 7 3 5 16
Don't know/not sure 9

2 2 3 2
Refused 33 4 5 7 7 3 7
Male Total 73 4 7 8 14 9 31
About the length of a typical house 7

1
2 4
About one or two city blocks 20
1 1 6 3 9
About one mile 16 1 2 1 4 1 7
More than one mile 17 1 2 3 2 1 8
Don't know/not sure 3

1
2
Refused 10 2 2 1 2
3
Female Total 166 3 10 22 26 28 77
Across a small room 3


1 1 1
About the length of a typical house 33 1
1 7 7 17
About one or two city blocks 60

5 7 9 39
About one mile 19
2 5 3 3 6
More than one mile 22
5 4 1 4 8
Don't know/not sure 6

1 2 1 2
Refused 23 2 3 6 5 3 4
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are limited in any activities because of impairment or a health problem and use special equipment or help from others.