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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
What is the major impairment or health problem
that limits the activity of the person in your home?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Arthritis/rheumatism 9.7 1.4 .7 4.3 5.4 14.8 18.0
Back or neck problems 22.2 16.5 30.4 27.2 24.8 25.2 14.2
Fractures, bone/joint injury 8.3 8.6 11.4 8.4 9.2 7.7 6.7
Walking problem 3.6 1.6 4.4 1.4 2.5 4.5 5.4
Lung/breathing problem 6.5 8.9 4.7 5.0 6.6 4.3 8.4
Hearing problem 1.0
.8 .6 1.3 1.4 1.2
Eye/vision problem 3.8 6.4 4.5 5.0 2.5 2.0 4.1
Heart problem 5.8 2.4
3.8 4.7 8.0 9.5
Stroke 1.1


.4 1.3 2.9
Hypertension/High blood pressure .1 1.4




Diabetes 2.1 1.6 1.8 1.4 1.9 3.9 2.1
Cancer .9
.3 1.1 .5 .8 1.4
Depression/anxiety/emotional problem 2.4 4.9 5.0 3.1 2.5 2.1 .6
Other 32.4 46.4 35.9 38.5 37.6 23.7 25.6
Alzheimer's Disease .1



.3
Male Arthritis/rheumatism 5.5
.8 .3 6.4 8.2 10.1
Back or neck problems 21.3 15.1 35.0 22.8 23.4 24.5 12.6
Fractures, bone/joint injury 11.1 9.1 14.2 12.5 9.8 12.2 9.7
Walking problem 3.3 3.0 4.9 2.1 3.4 4.6 2.9
Lung/breathing problem 6.9 9.1 4.1 5.5 5.1 3.8 11.6
Hearing problem .9
1.6 1.4 .9
1.0
Eye/vision problem 5.7 12.1 6.5 9.3 3.4 1.5 5.3
Heart problem 7.4 4.5
4.2 6.4 14.5 10.6
Stroke 1.2


.9 2.3 2.7
Diabetes 2.4 3.0 1.6 2.1 2.1 3.8 2.4
Cancer .6

1.4

1.4
Depression/anxiety/emotional problem 2.3 1.5 4.1 2.1 3.0 2.3 1.4
Other 31.1 42.6 27.2 36.3 35.1 21.4 28.3
Alzheimer's Disease .1



.8
Female Arthritis/rheumatism 13.1 2.9 .7 7.6 4.5 20.1 23.4
Back or neck problems 23.0 18.1 26.0 30.9 26.2 25.8 15.3
Fractures, bone/joint injury 5.9 8.0 8.6 4.9 8.7 3.9 4.6
Walking problem 3.8
3.9 .9 1.5 4.4 7.1
Lung/breathing problem 6.1 8.7 5.3 4.5 8.0 4.7 6.3
Hearing problem 1.1


1.7 2.5 1.4
Eye/vision problem 2.3
2.6 1.3 1.7 2.5 3.3
Heart problem 4.5

3.6 3.1 2.7 8.7
Stroke 1.1



.5 3.0
Hypertension/High blood pressure .1 2.9




Diabetes 1.9
2.0 .9 1.7 3.9 1.9
Cancer 1.1
.7 .9 .9 1.5 1.4
Depression/anxiety/emotional problem 2.4 8.7 5.9 4.0 2.1 2.0
Other 33.5 50.7 44.4 40.4 40.0 25.6 23.7
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are disabled.

What is the major impairment or health problem
that limits the activity of the person in your home?

(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
Arthritis/rheumatism 134 1 2 9 19 32 71
Back or neck problems 295 10 44 56 79 50 56
Fractures, bone/joint injury 116 5 18 18 31 17 27
Walking problem 49 1 5 5 7 9 22
Lung/breathing problem 81 6 6 10 20 9 30
Hearing problem 14
1 1 5 3 4
Eye/vision problem 46 4 6 10 6 4 16
Heart problem 70 1
6 13 15 35
Stroke 17


1 2 14
Hypertension/High blood pressure 1 1




Diabetes 31 1 3 4 6 8 9
Cancer 12
1 2 1 2 6
Depression/anxiety/emotional problem 39 4 10 8 9 6 2
Other 442 25 59 88 119 51 100
Alzheimer's Disease 1



1
Don't know/Not sure 33 3 6 7 4 5 8
Refused 14 1 5
2
6
Male Total 541 31 69 90 135 84 132
Arthritis/rheumatism 32
1 1 9 9 12
Back or neck problems 116 4 22 20 34 19 17
Fractures, bone/joint injury 60 2 11 11 14 10 12
Walking problem 17 1 1 3 4 4 4
Lung/breathing problem 32 2 2 4 7 3 14
Hearing problem 4
1 1 1
1
Eye/vision problem 27 4 4 8 3 1 7
Heart problem 35 1
3 7 10 14
Stroke 6


1 1 4
Diabetes 15 1 1 2 3 4 4
Cancer 3

1

2
Depression/anxiety/emotional problem 14 1 3 2 4 2 2
Other 161 12 18 33 45 18 35
Alzheimer's Disease 1



1
Don't know/Not sure 11 2 1 1 2 2 3
Refused 7 1 4
1
1
Female Total 854 32 97 134 187 130 274
Arthritis/rheumatism 102 1 1 8 10 23 59
Back or neck problems 179 6 22 36 45 31 39
Fractures, bone/joint injury 56 3 7 7 17 7 15
Walking problem 32
4 2 3 5 18
Lung/breathing problem 49 4 4 6 13 6 16
Hearing problem 10


4 3 3
Eye/vision problem 19
2 2 3 3 9
Heart problem 35

3 6 5 21
Stroke 11



1 10
Hypertension/High blood pressure 1 1




Diabetes 16
2 2 3 4 5
Cancer 9
1 1 1 2 4
Depression/anxiety/emotional problem 25 3 7 6 5 4
Other 281 13 41 55 74 33 65
Don't know/Not sure 22 1 5 6 2 3 5
Refused 7
1
1
5
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are disabled.