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2001 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2001

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Are you concerned that employers have negative attitudes toward people with disabilities?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Major barrier 48.8
72.2 46.4 49.0 50.6
Minor barrier 23.2 74.1
29.9 26.2 13.7
No barrier 9.6
27.8 2.6 9.3 12.1
Not applicable 18.4 25.9
21.2 15.5 23.6
Male Major barrier 56.6
75.0 52.6 56.6 59.1
Minor barrier 28.5 100.0
42.1 36.1 9.1
No barrier 6.1
25.0

13.6
Not applicable 8.8

5.3 7.2 18.2
Female Major barrier 40.3
66.7 37.5 41.3 42.9
Minor barrier 17.3 60.0
12.5 16.0 17.9
No barrier 13.5
33.3 6.2 18.7 10.7
Not applicable 28.9 40.0
43.7 24.0 28.6
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are limited in any activities because of impairment or health problem, are unable to work, are out of work, are less than 65 years old, and not limited in the amount of work they can do because of any impairment or a health problem.

Are you concerned that employers have negative attitudes toward people with disabilities?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 111 3 8 22 44 34
Major barrier 51
6 11 20 14
Minor barrier 23 2
6 10 5
No barrier 12
2 1 5 4
Not applicable 20 1
4 7 8
Don't know/Not sure 4


1 3
Refused 1


1

Male Total 52 1 4 13 18 16
Major barrier 28
3 7 11 7
Minor barrier 12 1
5 5 1
No barrier 3
1

2
Not applicable 6

1 1 4
Don't know/Not sure 2



2
Refused 1


1

Female Total 59 2 4 9 26 18
Major barrier 23
3 4 9 7
Minor barrier 11 1
1 5 4
No barrier 9
1 1 5 2
Not applicable 14 1
3 6 4
Don't know/Not sure 2


1 1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are limited in any activities because of impairment or health problem, are unable to work, are out of work, are less than 65 years old, and not limited in the amount of work they can do because of any impairment or a health problem.