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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 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 18.7 5.9 11.2 20.7 19.7 18.9 21.9
No 81.3 94.1 88.8 79.3 80.3 81.1 78.1
Male Yes 10.0 2.2 7.3 14.0 10.4 11.8 9.4
No 90.0 97.8 92.7 86.0 89.6 88.2 90.6
Female Yes 26.3 9.9 15.4 27.3 29.1 23.9 31.3
No 73.7 90.1 84.6 72.7 70.9 76.1 68.7
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 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 1586 80 177 300 330 241 458
Yes 315 6 20 64 67 45 113
No 1268 74 157 235 263 195 344
Don't know/not sure 3

1
1 1
Male Total 635 37 80 122 142 90 164
Yes 70 1 6 17 16 12 18
No 562 36 74 104 126 77 145
Don't know/not sure 3

1
1 1
Female Total 951 43 97 178 188 151 294
Yes 245 5 14 47 51 33 95
No 706 38 83 131 137 118 199
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are limited in any activities because of impairment or health problem