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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

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 23.5 14.6 23.2 21.1 25.0 22.1 26.4
No 76.5 85.4 76.8 78.9 75.0 77.9 73.6
Male Yes 18.2 7.0 22.7 17.6 22.3 15.5 17.8
No 81.8 93.0 77.3 82.4 77.7 84.5 82.2
Female Yes 27.8 23.6 23.6 23.9 27.6 27.7 32.2
No 72.2 76.4 76.4 76.1 72.4 72.3 67.8
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are limited in any activities because of impairment or a health problem.

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 1,395 63 166 224 322 214 406
Yes 330 11 35 50 77 45 112
No 1,054 52 130 173 242 166 291
Don't know/Not sure 9

1 3 3 2
Refused 2
1


1
Male Total 541 31 69 90 135 84 132
Yes 93 2 13 17 27 11 23
No 444 29 55 72 107 73 108
Don't know/Not sure 2

1 1

Refused 2
1


1
Female Total 854 32 97 134 187 130 274
Yes 237 9 22 33 50 34 89
No 610 23 75 101 135 93 183
Don't know/Not sure 7


2 3 2
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are limited in any activities because of impairment or a health problem.