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2000 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2000

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Earlier you reported that due to your impairment, you need some
assistance from another person with your PERSONAL care needs.
Who usually helps you 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
Husband/wife/partner 67.2 100.0 36.6 72.4 66.0
Parent/son/son-in-law/daughter/daughter-in-law 10.6

18.8
Paid employee or home health service 4.6
9.1 5.7
Friend or neighbor 9.5

3.1 34.0
Combination of family and/or friends 2.7
18.3

No one helps me 5.4
36.0

Male Husband/wife/partner 86.5

94.1 100.0
Paid employee or home health service 4.1

5.9
No one helps me 9.4
100.0

Female Husband/wife/partner 41.4 100.0 57.1 21.1 28.6
Parent/son/son-in-law/daughter/daughter-in-law 24.8

63.2
Paid employee or home health service 5.2
14.3 5.3
Friend or neighbor 22.2

10.5 71.4
Combination of family and/or friends 6.4
28.6

Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are limited in any activities because of impairment or a health problem and said that they require assistance from another person for personal care needs.

Earlier you reported that due to your impairment, you need some
assistance from another person with your PERSONAL care needs.
Who usually helps you 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
Total 23 1 5 10 7
Husband/wife/partner 12 1 2 5 4
Parent/son/son-in-law/daughter/daughter-in-law 2

2
Paid employee or home health service 3
1 2
Friend or neighbor 4

1 3
Combination of family and/or friends 1
1

No one helps me 1
1

Male Total 9
1 5 3
Husband/wife/partner 7

4 3
Paid employee or home health service 1

1
No one helps me 1
1

Female Total 14 1 4 5 4
Husband/wife/partner 5 1 2 1 1
Parent/son/son-in-law/daughter/daughter-in-law 2

2
Paid employee or home health service 2
1 1
Friend or neighbor 4

1 3
Combination of family and/or friends 1
1

Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are limited in any activities because of impairment or a health problem and said that they require assistance from another person for personal care needs.