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2001 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2001

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 1.4 3.4 .5 .6 .9 .3 3.1
Across a small room .8

.3 .8 1.4 2.3
About the length of a typical house 1.6
.5 .8 1.6 2.5 4.4
About one or two city blocks 6.3 .6 .8 2.7 3.9 6.8 22.1
About one mile 8.0 3.8 5.4 4.7 6.0 10.4 17.7
More than one mile 81.8 92.1 92.9 90.9 86.8 78.7 50.4
Male Not any distance 1.0 2.6
.3 1.1
2.5
Across a small room .2


.3 .8 .4
About the length of a typical house 1.1
.6 .5 1.4 1.2 3.2
About one or two city blocks 4.6

1.3 4.1 6.9 17.1
About one mile 5.4 2.1 3.5 4.8 3.3 6.1 13.2
More than one mile 87.7 95.3 96.0 93.1 89.9 84.9 63.7
Female Not any distance 1.8 4.3 1.0 .9 .8 .7 3.5
Across a small room 1.4

.6 1.4 2.0 3.8
About the length of a typical house 2.1
.4 1.1 1.8 3.6 5.3
About one or two city blocks 8.0 1.3 1.7 4.1 3.7 6.6 25.7
About one mile 10.5 5.6 7.3 4.5 8.7 14.4 21.0
More than one mile 76.3 88.8 89.6 88.8 83.6 72.7 40.8
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 2,517 242 475 482 511 336 471
Not any distance 36 8 3 4 5 2 14
Across a small room 21

2 5 4 10
About the length of a typical house 48
2 5 10 8 23
About one or two city blocks 166 1 5 14 21 23 102
About one mile 218 11 24 24 34 39 86
More than one mile 1,978 219 435 428 425 254 217
Don't know/Not sure 21

3 6 2 10
Refused 29 3 6 2 5 4 9
Male Total 1,046 106 192 214 214 146 174
Not any distance 10 3
1 2
4
Across a small room 3


1 1 1
About the length of a typical house 15
1 1 4 2 7
About one or two city blocks 54

4 9 11 30
About one mile 60 3 7 10 8 9 23
More than one mile 882 99 180 196 186 121 100
Don't know/Not sure 6

1 2
3
Refused 16 1 4 1 2 2 6
Female Total 1,471 136 283 268 297 190 297
Not any distance 26 5 3 3 3 2 10
Across a small room 18

2 4 3 9
About the length of a typical house 33
1 4 6 6 16
About one or two city blocks 112 1 5 10 12 12 72
About one mile 158 8 17 14 26 30 63
More than one mile 1,096 120 255 232 239 133 117
Don't know/Not sure 15

2 4 2 7
Refused 13 2 2 1 3 2 3
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.