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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 your training or skills are not adequate to be employed?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Major barrier 27.3 24.8 27.1 26.5 24.4 31.2 50.0
Minor barrier 26.0 51.3 21.8 32.6 20.4 20.8
No barrier 26.7 14.3 40.2 31.5 19.9 25.1
Not applicable 20.0 9.6 10.9 9.4 35.2 22.9 50.0
Male Major barrier 25.9 20.0 19.1 31.1 21.8 27.6
Minor barrier 31.2 80.0 17.0 41.7 21.8 20.7
No barrier 26.2
55.3 21.4 22.6 28.4
Not applicable 16.7
8.5 5.8 33.9 23.3
Female Major barrier 28.8 30.0 36.4 20.6 27.0 33.9 50.0
Minor barrier 20.7 20.0 27.3 20.6 19.1 21.0
No barrier 27.3 30.0 22.7 44.7 17.4 22.6
Not applicable 23.2 20.0 13.6 14.0 36.5 22.6 50.0
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 your training or skills are not adequate to be employed?
(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 64 2 8 17 15 21 1
Minor barrier 45 2 5 18 13 7
No barrier 54 1 7 16 14 16
Not applicable 48 1 3 8 21 14 1
Don't know/not sure 5

1 1 3
Refused 1




1
Male Total 93 2 10 28 27 26
Major barrier 28 1 3 9 7 8
Minor barrier 22 1 2 11 5 3
No barrier 23
4 6 6 7
Not applicable 18
1 2 9 6
Don't know/not sure 2



2
Female Total 124 4 13 32 37 35 3
Major barrier 36 1 5 8 8 13 1
Minor barrier 23 1 3 7 8 4
No barrier 31 1 3 10 8 9
Not applicable 30 1 2 6 12 8 1
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