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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 your training or skills
are not adequate to be employed?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Major barrier 39.4
40.4 21.3 55.1 46.3
Minor barrier 19.8 66.6 26.3 24.5 12.7 9.8
No barrier 25.7 33.4 33.3 17.8 17.6 43.9
Not applicable 15.0

36.4 14.6

Male Major barrier 46.2
66.7 10.0 56.5 77.8
Minor barrier 26.7 100.0
50.0 8.7 22.2
No barrier 15.2
33.3 20.0 17.4

Not applicable 11.9

20.0 17.4

Female Major barrier 33.1
25.0 29.7 53.3 21.4
Minor barrier 13.5
41.7 5.4 17.8

No barrier 35.5 100.0 33.3 16.2 17.8 78.6
Not applicable 17.9

48.6 11.1

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 your training or skills
are not adequate to be employed?

(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 31
4 5 15 7
Minor barrier 13 1 3 4 4 1
No barrier 21 1 3 3 7 7
Not applicable 9

6 3

Male Total 31 1 3 6 15 6
Major barrier 17
2 1 9 5
Minor barrier 6 1
3 1 1
No barrier 5
1 1 3

Not applicable 3

1 2

Female Total 43 1 7 12 14 9
Major barrier 14
2 4 6 2
Minor barrier 7
3 1 3

No barrier 16 1 2 2 4 7
Not applicable 6

5 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.