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Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS); 1996

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1996

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
During the past year, how often has the oldest child worn a bicycle helmet when riding a bicycle?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Always 59.3 47.8 60.3 58.0 65.5 64.7 60.0
Nearly always 12.5 6.5 15.8 13.9 6.0 5.9
Sometimes 6.9 13.0 9.6 6.2 2.6 5.9
Seldom 4.1 6.5 2.9 4.9 3.4

Never 5.2 10.9 3.8 5.4 4.3
20.0
Don't know/Not sure .6 2.2 .5 .8


Never rides 11.3 13.0 7.2 10.6 18.1 23.5 20.0
Refused .1

.3


Male Always 57.7 35.0 56.9 57.0 64.9 58.3 66.7
Nearly always 12.5 5.0 10.8 18.3 6.5 8.3
Sometimes 9.7 15.0 21.5 7.7 2.6 8.3
Seldom 5.0 10.0 4.6 4.9 5.2

Never 5.0 20.0 3.1 3.5 5.2
33.3
Don't know/Not sure .3
1.5



Never rides 9.4 15.0 1.5 7.7 15.6 25.0
Refused .3

.7


Female Always 60.4 57.7 61.8 58.5 66.7 80.0 57.1
Nearly always 12.4 7.7 18.1 11.4 5.1

Sometimes 4.9 11.5 4.2 5.3 2.6

Seldom 3.4 3.8 2.1 4.9


Never 5.4 3.8 4.2 6.5 2.6
14.3
Don't know/Not sure .9 3.8
1.2


Never rides 12.6 11.5 9.7 12.2 23.1 20.0 28.6
Denominator is: All survey respondents who have an oldest child greater than five years of age



During the past year, how often has the oldest child worn a bicycle helmet when riding a bicycle?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 786 46 209 388 116 17 10
Always 466 22 126 225 76 11 6
Nearly always 98 3 33 54 7 1
Sometimes 54 6 20 24 3 1
Seldom 32 3 6 19 4

Never 41 5 8 21 5
2
Don't know/Not sure 5 1 1 3


Never rides 89 6 15 41 21 4 2
Refused 1

1


Male Total 319 20 65 142 77 12 3
Always 184 7 37 81 50 7 2
Nearly always 40 1 7 26 5 1
Sometimes 31 3 14 11 2 1
Seldom 16 2 3 7 4

Never 16 4 2 5 4
1
Don't know/Not sure 1
1



Never rides 30 3 1 11 12 3
Refused 1

1


Female Total 467 26 144 246 39 5 7
Always 282 15 89 144 26 4 4
Nearly always 58 2 26 28 2

Sometimes 23 3 6 13 1

Seldom 16 1 3 12


Never 25 1 6 16 1
1
Don't know/Not sure 4 1
3


Never rides 59 3 14 30 9 1 2
Denominator is: All survey respondents who have an oldest child greater than five years of age
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