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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

Are you concerned that employers have negative attitudes toward people with disabilities?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Major barrier 42.5 20.0 17.4 55.4 51.8 35.1
Minor barrier 20.8 51.3 25.4 16.2 19.4 19.7
No barrier 20.2 28.7 26.3 21.6 10.9 23.4
Not applicable 16.5
30.9 6.7 17.9 21.8 100.0
Male Major barrier 39.2 20.0 12.8 53.5 54.2 20.7
Minor barrier 24.7 80.0 27.7 16.8 17.8 28.4
No barrier 19.8
25.5 23.8 7.6 28.4
Not applicable 16.3
34.0 5.9 20.3 22.4
Female Major barrier 45.7 20.0 22.7 57.9 49.6 45.9
Minor barrier 17.0 20.0 22.7 15.5 20.9 13.1
No barrier 20.6 60.0 27.3 18.9 13.9 19.7
Not applicable 16.7
27.3 7.7 15.7 21.3 100.0
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are limited in any activities because of impairment or health problem and are unable to work, are out of work, are less than 65 years old and are not limited in the amount of work they can do because of any impairment or health problem
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Are you concerned that employers have negative attitudes toward people with disabilities?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 217 6 23 60 64 61 3
Major barrier 92 2 5 32 32 21
Minor barrier 42 2 7 10 12 11
No barrier 38 2 6 11 7 12
Not applicable 37
5 5 11 14 2
Don't know/not sure 7

2 2 3
Refused 1




1
Male Total 93 2 10 28 27 26
Major barrier 38 1 2 15 14 6
Minor barrier 21 1 4 6 4 6
No barrier 14
3 4 2 5
Not applicable 16
1 2 6 7
Don't know/not sure 4

1 1 2
Female Total 124 4 13 32 37 35 3
Major barrier 54 1 3 17 18 15
Minor barrier 21 1 3 4 8 5
No barrier 24 2 3 7 5 7
Not applicable 21
4 3 5 7 2
Don't know/not sure 3

1 1 1
Refused 1




1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are limited in any activities because of impairment or health problem and are unable to work, are out of work, are less than 65 years old and are not limited in the amount of work they can do because of any impairment or health problem