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Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS); 1998

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1998

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies

If you use special equipment or help from others to get around, what type do you use?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
No special quipment or help used 95.8 99.2 99.0 97.4 96.6 94.9 88.8
Other people .2 .1
.3 .3 .4 .3
Cane or Walking stick 1.8 .2 .3 .8 .8 1.9 6.2
Walker .7

.2 .2 .7 2.9
Crutch or crutches .2
.2 .3 .1 .5 .2
Manual wheelchair .3 .1 .2 .3 .2 .2 .4
Motorized wheelchair .1

.1 .0 .2
Electric mobility scooter .2

.1 .2 .7 .3
Artificial leg .0
.1
.1

Brace .4 .1 .3 .2 .9 .2 .6
Service Manual .0



.1
Oxygen/breathing equip .1

.1 .1
.2
Other .2 .3
.2 .6 .2 .1
Male No special quipment or help used 96.4 98.9 99.2 96.4 96.2 95.2 92.3
Other people .1

.2 .2 .2
Cane or Walking stick 1.5 .4 .1 1.3 1.1 1.7 4.3
Walker .3

.3 .1 .4 .9
Crutch or crutches .3
.2 .5
1.0 .4
Manual wheelchair .2

.3
.2 .5
Motorized wheelchair .0



.2
Electric mobility scooter .2

.2
.4 .4
Artificial leg .1
.1
.2

Brace .7 .2 .4 .5 1.5 .4 1.1
Service Manual .0



.2
Oxygen/breathing equip .1


.1
.2
Other .2 .5
.2 .5 .2
Female No special quipment or help used 95.3 99.6 98.8 98.3 96.9 94.7 86.3
Other people .4 .3
.4 .3 .6 .6
Cane or Walking stick 2.1
.4 .4 .6 2.0 7.6
Walker 1.1


.2 .9 4.3
Crutch or crutches .1
.2 .2 .2 .2
Manual wheelchair .3 .2 .4 .4 .5 .3 .2
Motorized wheelchair .1

.2 .1 .3
Electric mobility scooter .2


.4 .9 .3
Brace .1
.2
.3
.2
Oxygen/breathing equip .1

.2

.2
Other .2

.2 .7 .2 .2
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are limited in any activities because of impairment or health problem
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If you use special equipment or help from others to get around, what type do you use?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 5403 506 1006 1218 1049 690 934
No special quipment or help used 5127 498 989 1181 1003 647 809
Other people 16 1
5 3 3 4
Cane or Walking stick 112 1 3 12 12 15 69
Walker 36

1 3 4 28
Crutch or crutches 15
3 4 1 5 2
Manual wheelchair 18 1 2 5 3 3 4
Motorized wheelchair 4

1 1 2
Electric mobility scooter 10

1 1 5 3
Artificial leg 2
1
1

Brace 21 1 3 2 9 1 5
Service Manual 1



1
Oxygen/breathing equip 5

1 1
3
Other 13 1
3 6 2 1
Don't know/not sure 5 2
1

2
Refused 18 1 5 1 5 2 4
Male Total 2269 227 466 493 455 296 332
No special quipment or help used 2166 223 458 475 433 277 300
Other people 3

1 1 1
Cane or Walking stick 38 1 1 8 7 5 16
Walker 6

1 1 1 3
Crutch or crutches 9
1 2
4 2
Manual wheelchair 5

2
1 2
Motorized wheelchair 1



1
Electric mobility scooter 3

1
1 1
Artificial leg 2
1
1

Brace 16 1 2 2 7 1 3
Service Manual 1



1
Oxygen/breathing equip 2


1
1
Other 5 1
1 2 1
Don't know/not sure 2 1



1
Refused 10
3
2 2 3
Female Total 3134 279 540 725 594 394 602
No special quipment or help used 2961 275 531 706 570 370 509
Other people 13 1
4 2 2 4
Cane or Walking stick 74
2 4 5 10 53
Walker 30


2 3 25
Crutch or crutches 6
2 2 1 1
Manual wheelchair 13 1 2 3 3 2 2
Motorized wheelchair 3

1 1 1
Electric mobility scooter 7


1 4 2
Brace 5
1
2
2
Oxygen/breathing equip 3

1

2
Other 8

2 4 1 1
Don't know/not sure 3 1
1

1
Refused 8 1 2 1 3
1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are limited in any activities because of impairment or health problem