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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
Because of any impairment or health problem, do you need the help of other persons in handling your routine needs, such as everyday household chores, doing necessary business, shopping, or getting around for other purposes?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 26.6 9.4 29.0 30.1 19.0 28.2 30.3
No 72.6 90.6 71.0 69.9 81.0 68.9 68.5
Don't know/Not sure .8



2.9 1.1
Male Yes 17.5 14.3 16.0 17.5 9.2 19.4 25.8
No 82.1 85.7 84.0 82.5 90.8 80.6 72.7
Don't know/Not sure .4




1.5
Female Yes 33.2 5.6 37.8 39.5 31.4 32.8 33.0
No 65.7 94.4 62.2 60.5 68.6 62.7 66.1
Don't know/Not sure 1.1



4.5 .9
Denominator is: All survey respondents who are limited in any activities because of impairment or health problem



Because of any impairment or health problem, do you need the help of other persons in handling your routine needs, such as everyday household chores, doing necessary business, shopping, or getting around for other purposes?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 624 32 62 133 116 103 178
Yes 166 3 18 40 22 29 54
No 453 29 44 93 94 71 122
Don't know/Not sure 5



3 2
Male Total 263 14 25 57 65 36 66
Yes 46 2 4 10 6 7 17
No 216 12 21 47 59 29 48
Don't know/Not sure 1




1
Female Total 361 18 37 76 51 67 112
Yes 120 1 14 30 16 22 37
No 237 17 23 46 35 42 74
Don't know/Not sure 4



3 1
Denominator is: All survey respondents who are limited in any activities because of impairment or health problem
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