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2001 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2001

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
When you are at work, which of the following best describes what you do? Would you say:?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Mostly sitting or standing 61.5 54.9 56.9 58.2 65.7 74.3 67.4
Mostly walking 21.4 21.2 27.4 22.1 17.7 15.0 26.8
Mostly heavy labor or physically demanding work 17.1 23.9 15.7 19.7 16.6 10.7 5.8
Male Mostly sitting or standing 54.7 50.7 51.1 47.3 60.6 68.0 71.6
Mostly walking 22.4 15.3 28.3 24.9 19.4 17.4 22.4
Mostly heavy labor or physically demanding work 22.9 34.0 20.7 27.8 19.9 14.6 6.0
Female Mostly sitting or standing 69.8 59.9 64.9 71.5 71.7 80.9 63.4
Mostly walking 20.2 28.4 26.3 18.6 15.6 12.5 31.0
Mostly heavy labor or physically demanding work 10.1 11.7 8.8 9.9 12.7 6.6 5.6
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are employed.

When you are at work, which of the following best describes what you do? Would you say:?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 1,562 148 365 400 410 191 48
Mostly sitting or standing 977 87 215 239 265 138 33
Mostly walking 316 30 89 85 75 25 12
Mostly heavy labor or physically demanding work 243 28 58 67 65 22 3
Don't know/Not sure 18 1 2 7 3 5
Refused 8 2 1 2 2 1
Male Total 723 68 172 194 182 87 20
Mostly sitting or standing 396 35 87 95 107 57 15
Mostly walking 154 11 44 47 36 12 4
Mostly heavy labor or physically demanding work 160 21 40 48 36 14 1
Don't know/Not sure 8

4 1 3
Refused 5 1 1
2 1
Female Total 839 80 193 206 228 104 28
Mostly sitting or standing 581 52 128 144 158 81 18
Mostly walking 162 19 45 38 39 13 8
Mostly heavy labor or physically demanding work 83 7 18 19 29 8 2
Don't know/Not sure 10 1 2 3 2 2
Refused 3 1
2


Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are employed.