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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 employers have negative
attitudes toward people with disabilities?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Major barrier 57.2 66.6 28.1 68.0 55.1 63.2
Minor barrier 17.2 33.4 28.1 12.0 22.7 4.0
No barrier 18.7
43.8 1.6 16.8 32.9
Not applicable 6.8

18.4 5.4

Male Major barrier 63.1 100.0 33.3 60.0 52.6 88.9
Minor barrier 16.4
33.3 20.0 21.1

No barrier 11.5
33.3
15.8 11.1
Not applicable 9.0

20.0 10.5

Female Major barrier 52.1
25.0 74.3 57.8 42.9
Minor barrier 17.9 100.0 25.0 5.7 24.4 7.1
No barrier 25.1
50.0 2.9 17.8 50.0
Not applicable 4.9

17.1


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.

Are you concerned that employers have negative
attitudes toward people with disabilities?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 74 2 10 18 29 15
Major barrier 38 1 3 11 14 9
Minor barrier 14 1 3 2 7 1
No barrier 15
4 1 5 5
Not applicable 4

3 1

Don't know/Not sure 3

1 2

Male Total 31 1 3 6 15 6
Major barrier 18 1 1 4 7 5
Minor barrier 5
1 1 3

No barrier 4
1
2 1
Not applicable 2

1 1

Don't know/Not sure 2


2

Female Total 43 1 7 12 14 9
Major barrier 20
2 7 7 4
Minor barrier 9 1 2 1 4 1
No barrier 11
3 1 3 4
Not applicable 2

2


Don't know/Not sure 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.