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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

Because of any impairment or health problem, do you need the help of other persons with your personal care needs such as eating, bathing, dressing, or getting around the house?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 4.4 1.3 2.4 4.9 5.3 3.8 5.3
No 95.6 98.7 97.6 95.1 94.7 96.2 94.7
Male Yes 3.6
1.8 6.0 4.2 3.9 2.9
No 96.4 100.0 98.2 94.0 95.8 96.1 97.1
Female Yes 5.2 2.7 3.0 3.8 6.3 3.8 7.1
No 94.8 97.3 97.0 96.2 93.7 96.2 92.9
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are limited in any activities because of impairment or health problem
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Because of any impairment or health problem, do you need the help of other persons with your personal care needs such as eating, bathing, dressing, or getting around the house?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 1586 80 177 300 330 241 458
Yes 76 2 4 15 19 11 25
No 1509 78 173 285 310 230 433
Refused 1


1

Male Total 635 37 80 122 142 90 164
Yes 24
1 7 6 4 6
No 610 37 79 115 135 86 158
Refused 1


1

Female Total 951 43 97 178 188 151 294
Yes 52 2 3 8 13 7 19
No 899 41 94 170 175 144 275
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are limited in any activities because of impairment or health problem