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2000 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2000

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
What is the farthest distance you can walk by yourself,
without any special equipment or help from others?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Not any distance .8 .4 .2 .5 .3 .7 2.6
Across a small room .6 .3
.1 .9 .8 1.4
About the length of a typical house 1.5
.1 1.0 .7 2.0 4.7
About one or two city blocks 5.6 1.2 1.9 2.5 4.0 6.2 16.7
About one mile 7.0 5.0 2.7 3.7 5.4 7.2 17.7
More than one mile 84.6 93.1 95.1 92.1 88.6 83.1 57.0
Male Not any distance .6 .8

.4 .6 2.0
Across a small room .2


.2
.7
About the length of a typical house .9

1.4 .6 .9 2.5
About one or two city blocks 4.4 .3 1.2 2.2 4.8 3.1 15.2
About one mile 4.0 3.8 1.6 1.1 2.6 3.7 12.8
More than one mile 89.9 95.2 97.2 95.3 91.4 91.6 66.8
Female Not any distance 1.1
.4 1.1 .3 .8 3.0
Across a small room 1.0 .5
.3 1.6 1.6 1.9
About the length of a typical house 1.9
.1 .6 .8 3.0 6.3
About one or two city blocks 6.6 2.2 2.7 2.8 3.3 9.2 17.8
About one mile 9.8 6.3 3.9 6.2 8.2 10.5 21.4
More than one mile 79.6 91.0 92.9 89.1 85.9 74.9 49.6
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.

What is the farthest distance you can walk by yourself,
without any special equipment or help from others?

(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
Not any distance 36 1 2 8 3 4 18
Across a small room 27 1
2 7 5 12
About the length of a typical house 57
1 3 6 14 33
About one or two city blocks 211 3 11 17 28 37 115
About one mile 259 13 17 31 44 38 116
More than one mile 3,078 309 683 688 638 409 351
Don't know/Not sure 27 3 2 3 3 2 14
Refused 32 5 5 6 7 3 6
Male Total 1,492 158 315 301 286 197 235
Not any distance 9 1

2 1 5
Across a small room 3


1
2
About the length of a typical house 10

1 2 2 5
About one or two city blocks 60 1 3 3 12 9 32
About one mile 64 4 5 5 9 8 33
More than one mile 1,327 149 303 288 257 176 154
Don't know/Not sure 10 1 2 3 1 1 2
Refused 9 2 2 1 2
2
Female Total 2,235 177 406 457 450 315 430
Not any distance 27
2 8 1 3 13
Across a small room 24 1
2 6 5 10
About the length of a typical house 47
1 2 4 12 28
About one or two city blocks 151 2 8 14 16 28 83
About one mile 195 9 12 26 35 30 83
More than one mile 1,751 160 380 400 381 233 197
Don't know/Not sure 17 2

2 1 12
Refused 23 3 3 5 5 3 4
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.