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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 major impairment or health problem that limits your activities?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Arthritis/rheumatism 12.5 4.1 3.2 4.6 12.5 17.3 19.6
Back or neck problems 21.3 7.5 19.9 31.3 26.0 23.4 15.0
Fractures, bone/joint injuries 9.4 8.1 11.4 8.2 10.0 12.2 8.0
Walking problem 3.7 1.4 .6 2.4 3.8 4.3 5.5
Lung/breathing problem 6.8 8.4 3.3 3.5 4.0 9.7 9.8
Hearing problem 1.4 1.7 1.9 .4 1.1 2.7 1.4
Eye/vision problem 2.9 5.4 3.7 2.0 2.7 2.0 3.2
Heart problem 5.1
3.8 .6 2.3 5.2 10.6
Stroke 1.3
.6 .6 .4 2.3 2.3
Hypertension/High blood pressure .5

.7 .2 .7 .7
Diabetes 1.2 2.9 1.9 1.6 2.1
.3
Cancer .7

.2 .6 1.2 1.1
Depression/anxiety/emotional problem 2.7 5.8 6.0 4.2 3.2 .5 1.0
Other 30.5 54.6 43.8 39.7 30.9 18.4 21.3
Alzheimer's Disease .1


.2
.2
Male Arthritis/rheumatism 10.4 4.5 4.4 5.4 10.3 22.0 12.6
Back or neck problems 22.6 7.9 21.4 38.0 26.6 22.1 13.7
Fractures, bone/joint injuries 10.2 9.0 12.6 10.0 12.1 11.1 8.1
Walking problem 3.3 1.1
2.0 4.7 .7 6.3
Lung/breathing problem 6.2 9.6 4.1 2.4 3.9 8.6 9.4
Hearing problem 2.0
1.3 .5 1.3 3.9 3.3
Eye/vision problem 3.1 10.2 1.9 2.0 3.4 2.6 2.6
Heart problem 6.9
4.4 .5 4.0 7.2 15.5
Stroke 1.2

.5 .4 4.6 1.5
Hypertension/High blood pressure .6

1.5
.7 .7
Diabetes 1.5 3.4 1.9 2.0 3.3

Cancer .3



1.3 .4
Depression/anxiety/emotional problem 2.6 5.6 6.3 3.4 3.0 .7 .4
Other 29.1 48.6 41.8 31.8 26.9 14.5 25.1
Alzheimer's Disease .1




.4
Female Arthritis/rheumatism 14.3 3.6 1.9 3.9 14.6 14.1 24.8
Back or neck problems 20.2 7.1 18.2 24.7 25.5 24.3 16.0
Fractures, bone/joint injuries 8.7 7.1 10.1 6.5 8.0 12.9 8.0
Walking problem 4.0 1.8 1.3 2.9 2.9 6.8 4.8
Lung/breathing problem 7.3 7.1 2.5 4.5 4.2 10.5 10.2
Hearing problem 1.0 3.6 2.5 .3 1.0 1.9
Eye/vision problem 2.7
5.7 1.9 1.9 1.5 3.6
Heart problem 3.5
3.1 .6 .6 3.8 6.9
Stroke 1.4
1.3 .6 .3 .8 2.9
Hypertension/High blood pressure .4


.3 .8 .7
Diabetes .9 2.4 1.9 1.3 1.0
.5
Cancer 1.0

.3 1.3 1.1 1.7
Depression/anxiety/emotional problem 2.9 5.9 5.7 4.9 3.4 .4 1.5
Other 31.7 61.5 45.9 47.4 34.8 21.1 18.5
Alzheimer's Disease .1


.3

Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are limited in any activities because of impairment or health problem
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What is the major impairment or health problem that limits your activities?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 1586 80 177 300 330 241 458
Arthritis/rheumatism 185 2 5 11 35 39 93
Back or neck problems 337 7 33 87 84 57 69
Fractures, bone/joint injuries 146 7 18 26 33 27 35
Walking problem 56 2 1 6 11 11 25
Lung/breathing problem 102 7 7 11 14 20 43
Hearing problem 20 2 3 2 2 6 5
Eye/vision problem 45 3 6 8 8 6 14
Heart problem 69
7 2 8 12 40
Stroke 23
1 2 2 6 12
Hypertension/High blood pressure 8

1 1 2 4
Diabetes 16 3 3 4 5
1
Cancer 13

1 3 3 6
Depression/anxiety/emotional problem 48 5 9 15 13 2 4
Other 479 39 73 120 104 47 96
Alzheimer's Disease 2


1
1
Don't know/not sure 24 1 9 1 3 2 8
Refused 13 2 2 3 3 1 2
Male Total 635 37 80 122 142 90 164
Arthritis/rheumatism 53 1 3 3 11 15 20
Back or neck problems 140 4 17 40 38 20 21
Fractures, bone/joint injuries 66 3 8 13 17 11 14
Walking problem 22 1
2 7 1 11
Lung/breathing problem 41 4 5 3 6 7 16
Hearing problem 11
1 1 1 3 5
Eye/vision problem 19 3 2 3 4 4 3
Heart problem 41
4 1 7 7 22
Stroke 10

1 1 5 3
Hypertension/High blood pressure 3

1
1 1
Diabetes 9 2 1 2 4

Cancer 2



1 1
Depression/anxiety/emotional problem 20 2 4 6 6 1 1
Other 179 16 31 43 37 12 40
Alzheimer's Disease 1




1
Don't know/not sure 10 1 3 1
1 4
Refused 8
1 2 3 1 1
Female Total 951 43 97 178 188 151 294
Arthritis/rheumatism 132 1 2 8 24 24 73
Back or neck problems 197 3 16 47 46 37 48
Fractures, bone/joint injuries 80 4 10 13 16 16 21
Walking problem 34 1 1 4 4 10 14
Lung/breathing problem 61 3 2 8 8 13 27
Hearing problem 9 2 2 1 1 3
Eye/vision problem 26
4 5 4 2 11
Heart problem 28
3 1 1 5 18
Stroke 13
1 1 1 1 9
Hypertension/High blood pressure 5


1 1 3
Diabetes 7 1 2 2 1
1
Cancer 11

1 3 2 5
Depression/anxiety/emotional problem 28 3 5 9 7 1 3
Other 300 23 42 77 67 35 56
Alzheimer's Disease 1


1

Don't know/not sure 14
6
3 1 4
Refused 5 2 1 1

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