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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Using special equipment or help, what is the farthest distance that you can go?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Across a small room 6.8
1.6
11.9 7.2 7.3
About the length of typical house 13.7
14.8 4.5 10.0 16.5 16.1
About one or two city blocks 39.8
36.0 50.9 45.8 45.7 39.7
About one mile 15.5 20.7 9.0 5.9 10.7 13.7 18.9
More than one mile 24.2 79.3 38.6 38.7 21.6 16.9 17.9
Male Across a small room 8.1
2.3
6.5 18.2 9.2
About the length of typical house 5.6
14.0
9.7 9.1 1.8
About one or two city blocks 43.0
37.2 40.0 58.1 50.0 40.4
About one mile 14.0
9.3 10.0 6.5 9.1 22.0
More than one mile 29.3 100.0 37.2 50.0 19.4 13.6 26.6
Female Across a small room 5.9


16.3
6.3
About the length of typical house 19.1
16.7 11.1 10.2 21.4 23.6
About one or two city blocks 37.6
33.3 66.7 35.7 42.9 39.4
About one mile 16.6 29.4 8.3
14.3 16.7 17.3
More than one mile 20.7 70.6 41.7 22.2 23.5 19.0 13.4
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are limited in any activities because of impairment or a health problem and use special equipment or help from others.

Using special equipment or help, what is the farthest distance that you can go?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 262 6 17 15 48 41 135
Across a small room 15
1
5 2 7
About the length of typical house 37
3 1 5 6 22
About one or two city blocks 95
4 7 18 15 51
About one mile 44 2 2 1 4 7 28
More than one mile 56 4 7 5 13 7 20
Don't know/Not sure 12

1 3 3 5
Refused 3



1 2
Male Total 86 3 9 8 17 13 36
Across a small room 7
1
1 2 3
About the length of typical house 5
1
2 1 1
About one or two city blocks 33
2 3 8 6 14
About one mile 13
1 1 1 2 8
More than one mile 26 3 4 4 4 2 9
Don't know/Not sure 2


1
1
Female Total 176 3 8 7 31 28 99
Across a small room 8


4
4
About the length of typical house 32
2 1 3 5 21
About one or two city blocks 62
2 4 10 9 37
About one mile 31 2 1
3 5 20
More than one mile 30 1 3 1 9 5 11
Don't know/Not sure 10

1 2 3 4
Refused 3



1 2
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are limited in any activities because of impairment or a health problem and use special equipment or help from others.