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Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS); 1997

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1997

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 58.9 37.6 63.7 58.4 62.1 54.0 25.6
Nearly always 15.4 9.4 17.4 16.0 14.3 3.1 11.5
Sometimes 6.0 11.7 7.2 5.3 6.0

Seldom 2.4 3.8 1.5 2.3 3.8

Or never 5.5 10.7 3.6 5.3 5.3 6.2 34.5
Don't know/Not sure .8
.5 .3 1.8 10.3
Never rides bike 11.0 26.7 6.1 12.3 6.7 26.5 28.4
Male Always 60.9 45.7 59.9 61.3 64.4 73.9
Nearly always 16.6 12.0 26.4 14.7 14.4 5.2
Sometimes 6.4 16.0 3.6 6.0 8.2

Seldom 2.5 6.9 1.5 3.1 1.3

Or never 6.3 14.8 3.6 6.4 6.0 10.5
Don't know/Not sure .8


3.5

Never rides bike 6.5 4.6 5.1 8.4 2.3 10.5 100.0
Female Always 57.3 27.4 65.9 56.1 59.6 25.2 29.6
Nearly always 14.5 6.2 12.1 17.0 14.1
13.3
Sometimes 5.7 6.2 9.3 4.7 3.7

Seldom 2.4
1.6 1.8 6.6

Or never 4.8 5.5 3.5 4.5 4.6
39.9
Don't know/Not sure .9
.8 .5
25.2
Never rides bike 14.4 54.7 6.8 15.4 11.4 49.6 17.2
Denominator is: All survey respondents who have an oldest child older than 5 and under the age of 16

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 893 36 227 443 159 18 10
Always 523 14 140 262 94 10 3
Nearly always 139 5 37 70 25 1 1
Sometimes 53 3 20 21 9

Seldom 22 2 5 10 5

Or never 43 4 8 21 7 1 2
Don't know/Not sure 6
1 1 3 1
Never rides bike 107 8 16 58 16 5 4
Male Total 345 19 72 167 74 11 2
Always 207 8 42 103 46 8
Nearly always 59 3 18 25 12 1
Sometimes 21 2 4 9 6

Seldom 9 2 1 5 1

Or never 18 3 3 8 3 1
Don't know/Not sure 3


3

Never rides bike 28 1 4 17 3 1 2
Female Total 548 17 155 276 85 7 8
Always 316 6 98 159 48 2 3
Nearly always 80 2 19 45 13
1
Sometimes 32 1 16 12 3

Seldom 13
4 5 4

Or never 25 1 5 13 4
2
Don't know/Not sure 3
1 1
1
Never rides bike 79 7 12 41 13 4 2
Denominator is: All survey respondents who have an oldest child older than 5 and under the age of 16
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