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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

What is the farthest distance you can walk by yourself, without any special equipment or help from others?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Not any distance 1.1 .8 .7 .8 1.0 .7 2.2
Across a small room .7
.1 .5 .2 1.0 2.0
Length of typical house 1.5 .3 .1 .8 1.1 2.1 4.2
One/two city blocks 5.0 .4 .8 2.4 2.8 7.5 15.7
One mile 6.9 3.4 2.8 4.7 4.7 7.5 17.1
More than one mile 84.9 95.1 95.4 90.8 90.3 81.2 58.8
Male Not any distance .8 .7 .8 .9 .7 .4 1.3
Across a small room .4

.5
1.0 1.4
Length of typical house .9
.2 1.0 .9 1.9 1.4
One/two city blocks 3.1
.4 1.8 1.6 4.4 11.3
One mile 5.2 1.2 2.2 4.2 3.6 5.3 15.2
More than one mile 89.5 98.1 96.5 91.7 93.3 87.0 69.3
Female Not any distance 1.3 .9 .7 .7 1.2 .9 3.0
Across a small room .9
.3 .6 .5 1.1 2.4
Length of typical house 2.0 .6
.5 1.3 2.3 6.2
One/two city blocks 6.9 .9 1.3 3.0 4.0 10.5 18.8
One mile 8.4 5.7 3.5 5.3 5.8 9.6 18.5
More than one mile 80.5 91.9 94.2 89.9 87.3 75.6 51.2
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are limited in any activities because of impairment or health problem and use special equipment or help from others
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What is the farthest distance you can walk by yourself, without any special equipment or help from others?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 5403 506 1006 1218 1049 690 934
Not any distance 58 4 9 8 12 5 20
Across a small room 39
2 7 4 8 18
Length of typical house 85 2 1 11 12 15 44
One/two city blocks 286 2 10 28 32 53 161
One mile 364 19 29 51 57 49 159
More than one mile 4545 479 954 1110 923 556 523
Don't know/not sure 20
1 2 5 4 8
Refused 6

1 4
1
Male Total 2269 227 466 493 455 296 332
Not any distance 21 2 5 4 4 1 5
Across a small room 10

2
3 5
Length of typical house 22
1 5 5 7 4
One/two city blocks 75
3 9 9 13 41
One mile 108 3 8 16 16 15 50
More than one mile 2026 222 449 455 419 256 225
Don't know/not sure 4

1
1 2
Refused 3

1 2

Female Total 3134 279 540 725 594 394 602
Not any distance 37 2 4 4 8 4 15
Across a small room 29
2 5 4 5 13
Length of typical house 63 2
6 7 8 40
One/two city blocks 211 2 7 19 23 40 120
One mile 256 16 21 35 41 34 109
More than one mile 2519 257 505 655 504 300 298
Don't know/not sure 16
1 1 5 3 6
Refused 3


2
1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are limited in any activities because of impairment or health problem and use special equipment or help from others