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2000 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2000

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Because of any impairment of health problem, do you need the help of other persons with your PERSONAL care needs, such as eating, bathing, dressing, or getting around the house?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 5.4 2.6 4.5 8.4 7.7 3.6 3.9
No 94.6 97.4 95.5 91.6 92.3 96.4 96.1
Male Yes 6.9
3.1 12.8 9.4 5.8 4.4
No 93.1 100.0 96.9 87.2 90.6 94.2 95.6
Female Yes 4.3 4.3 5.9 4.6 6.3 2.0 3.5
No 95.7 95.7 94.1 95.4 93.7 98.0 96.5
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are limited in any activities because of impairment or a health problem.

Because of any impairment of health problem, do you need the help of other persons with your PERSONAL care needs, such as eating, bathing, dressing, or getting around the house?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 1,119 59 116 191 228 200 325
Yes 51 1 5 10 16 6 13
No 1,064 57 109 181 212 193 312
Don't know/Not sure 2 1 1



Refused 2
1

1
Male Total 405 24 50 66 83 66 116
Yes 22
1 5 8 3 5
No 382 23 49 61 75 63 111
Don't know/Not sure 1 1




Female Total 714 35 66 125 145 134 209
Yes 29 1 4 5 8 3 8
No 682 34 60 120 137 130 201
Don't know/Not sure 1
1



Refused 2
1

1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are limited in any activities because of impairment or a health problem.