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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 of health problem, do you need
the help of other persons with your personal care needs?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 6.4 4.1 9.4 7.2 6.8 6.3 5.0
No 93.6 95.9 90.6 92.8 93.2 93.7 95.0
Male Yes 6.6 2.8 14.8 5.5 5.9 5.2 6.1
No 93.4 97.2 85.2 94.5 94.1 94.8 93.9
Female Yes 6.2 5.6 4.2 8.6 7.6 7.3 4.2
No 93.8 94.4 95.8 91.4 92.4 92.7 95.8
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are limited in any activities because of impairment or a health problem.

Because of any impairment of health problem, do you need
the help of other persons with your personal care needs?

(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 84 3 12 15 21 13 20
No 1,308 60 153 209 300 200 386
Don't know/Not sure 2


1 1
Refused 1
1



Male Total 541 31 69 90 135 84 132
Yes 32 1 8 5 7 3 8
No 508 30 60 85 128 81 124
Refused 1
1



Female Total 854 32 97 134 187 130 274
Yes 52 2 4 10 14 10 12
No 800 30 93 124 172 119 262
Don't know/Not sure 2


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