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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Are you concerned that you would lose your subsidized
personal attendant services if you went to work?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Major barrier 23.3 24.5 6.4 35.1 13.4 31.9
Minor barrier 6.4
17.8 8.4 5.1

No barrier 17.2 12.3 41.4 7.3 18.2 16.6
Not applicable 53.1 63.2 34.4 49.2 63.3 51.5
Male Major barrier 21.4

28.0 14.0 42.1
Minor barrier 6.4
25.0 4.0 7.0

No barrier 14.9
41.7 8.0 14.0 15.8
Not applicable 57.4 100.0 33.3 60.0 65.1 42.1
Female Major barrier 25.4 66.7 11.8 42.6 12.7 21.7
Minor barrier 6.5
11.8 13.1 2.5

No barrier 19.9 33.3 41.2 6.6 24.1 17.4
Not applicable 48.2
35.3 37.7 60.8 60.9
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are limited in any activities because of impairment or health problem, are unable to work, are out of work, are less than 65 years old, and not limited in the amount of work they can do because of any impairment or a health problem.

Are you concerned that you would lose your subsidized
personal attendant services if you went to work?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 137 3 17 35 51 31
Major barrier 26 1 1 11 5 8
Minor barrier 10
4 3 3

No barrier 24 1 6 2 9 6
Not applicable 72 1 6 18 32 15
Don't know/Not sure 5

1 2 2
Male Total 62 1 6 16 26 13
Major barrier 12

5 3 4
Minor barrier 5
2 1 2

No barrier 9
2 1 3 3
Not applicable 33 1 2 9 16 5
Don't know/Not sure 3


2 1
Female Total 75 2 11 19 25 18
Major barrier 14 1 1 6 2 4
Minor barrier 5
2 2 1

No barrier 15 1 4 1 6 3
Not applicable 39
4 9 16 10
Don't know/Not sure 2

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