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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
What type of health care coverage do you use to pay
for most of your medical care? Is it coverage through:?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Your employer 56.8 36.7 60.8 60.8 61.4 52.6 37.9
Other employer 21.4 31.7 19.8 22.1 19.4 17.5 18.0
Own plan 9.9 11.0 5.6 8.2 9.8 17.3 25.3
Medicare .0


.1
1.3
Medicaid/assistance 6.7 12.3 9.2 5.7 4.6 4.9 2.2
Military/Champus 1.6 .9 1.3 1.1 2.0 2.8 3.8
Indian Health .3 .9 .2 .4 .1

Other source 3.2 6.1 3.1 1.8 2.5 4.7 11.5
None .1 .4

.0 .1
Male Your employer 69.0 44.9 75.0 74.5 72.8 63.5 44.4
Other employer 12.3 31.3 8.8 10.4 10.2 9.7 16.7
Own plan 9.4 14.4 4.8 8.1 8.6 16.0 11.1
Medicare .1


.2
2.8
Medicaid/assistance 4.5 6.3 6.3 3.5 3.9 3.7
Military/Champus 1.9 1.0 1.6 1.5 2.0 3.5 5.6
Indian Health .1

.2 .1

Other source 2.7 1.4 3.5 1.7 2.3 3.6 19.4
None .1 .7




Female Your employer 45.2 29.2 47.1 47.8 50.4 42.5 31.9
Other employer 29.9 32.1 30.3 33.2 28.3 24.8 19.1
Own plan 10.3 8.0 6.5 8.3 11.0 18.5 38.3
Medicaid/assistance 8.9 17.8 12.0 7.8 5.3 5.9 4.3
Military/Champus 1.3 .7 1.0 .6 2.0 2.3 2.1
Indian Health .5 1.8 .3 .6 .2

Other source 3.8 10.4 2.8 1.8 2.7 5.7 4.3
None .1


.1 .3
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who have medical coverage and do not have Medicare.

What type of health care coverage do you use to pay
for most of your medical care? Is it coverage through:?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 4,822 441 1,068 1,261 1,288 710 54
Your employer 2,747 177 645 771 765 371 18
Other employer 946 127 200 260 243 107 9
Own plan 516 44 69 110 151 129 13
Medicare 2


1
1
Medicaid/assistance 344 58 104 78 62 41 1
Military/Champus 74 3 13 13 23 20 2
Indian Health 12 4 3 3 2

Other source 156 19 33 23 37 38 6
Don't know/Not sure 15 7 1 1 3 2 1
None 3 1

1 1
Refused 7 1
2
1 3
Male Total 2,069 186 463 543 555 301 21
Your employer 1,438 92 352 407 393 186 8
Other employer 220 49 35 50 55 28 3
Own plan 213 25 28 47 58 52 3
Medicare 2


1
1
Medicaid/assistance 87 9 27 20 20 11
Military/Champus 39 2 7 8 11 10 1
Indian Health 2

1 1

Other source 57 4 14 9 14 12 4
Don't know/Not sure 7 4

2 1
None 1 1




Refused 3

1
1 1
Female Total 2,753 255 605 718 733 409 33
Your employer 1,309 85 293 364 372 185 10
Other employer 726 78 165 210 188 79 6
Own plan 303 19 41 63 93 77 10
Medicaid/assistance 257 49 77 58 42 30 1
Military/Champus 35 1 6 5 12 10 1
Indian Health 10 4 3 2 1

Other source 99 15 19 14 23 26 2
Don't know/Not sure 8 3 1 1 1 1 1
None 2


1 1
Refused 4 1
1

2
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who have medical coverage and do not have Medicare.