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2000 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2000

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Employment Status? Are you currently:
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Employed 52.0 58.0 69.8 67.4 66.7 38.2 7.1
Self-employed 10.8 4.2 8.5 13.7 15.6 16.0 5.5
Out of work > year 1.3 1.2 1.0 1.5 1.7 2.2 .3
Out of work < year 3.2 7.4 4.3 3.5 2.2 2.2 1.0
Homemaker 8.1 6.6 10.9 8.5 5.5 8.8 8.2
Student 3.6 20.5 3.8 1.5 .9 .2 .2
Retired 17.1
.1 .2 1.6 24.5 74.9
Unable to work 3.9 2.1 1.6 3.7 5.7 8.0 2.9
Male Employed 58.8 64.6 79.4 75.2 69.2 41.6 8.4
Self-employed 12.7 6.2 9.1 13.6 18.3 21.0 7.6
Out of work > year 1.2 1.1 1.1 1.0 2.1 2.1
Out of work < year 3.5 8.0 4.5 4.0 2.0 2.1 1.3
Homemaker .4
.6 .5 .5 .3
Student 3.3 18.3 3.7 1.2 .4 .3 .3
Retired 16.3
.2 .3 2.2 24.4 80.3
Unable to work 3.8 1.7 1.5 4.1 5.3 8.3 2.1
Female Employed 45.5 51.0 59.7 59.8 64.3 35.0 6.2
Self-employed 9.0 2.2 7.9 13.8 13.0 11.2 3.9
Out of work > year 1.3 1.3 1.0 1.9 1.2 2.3 .5
Out of work < year 3.0 6.8 4.1 3.1 2.4 2.3 .9
Homemaker 15.4 13.4 21.6 16.3 10.5 16.8 14.1
Student 3.8 22.8 3.9 1.8 1.4 .1 .1
Retired 17.8


1.1 24.6 71.0
Unable to work 4.1 2.5 1.8 3.4 6.1 7.8 3.5
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.

Are you currently:
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 7,703 696 1,436 1,605 1,561 1,048 1,357
Employed 3,999 404 1,001 1,074 1,032 400 88
Self-employed 849 26 130 221 246 160 66
Out of work > year 99 11 12 25 22 25 4
Out of work < year 217 42 53 53 34 24 11
Homemaker 626 50 149 146 85 91 105
Student 249 146 61 22 16 2 2
Retired 1,317
1 2 25 256 1,033
Unable to work 334 16 27 61 97 88 45
Refused 13 1 2 1 4 2 3
Male Total 3,092 307 630 641 646 403 465
Employed 1,823 195 500 483 443 164 38
Self-employed 420 19 63 96 123 86 33
Out of work > year 32 4 4 5 11 8
Out of work < year 92 23 18 22 14 10 5
Homemaker 11
4 3 2 2
Student 99 59 28 7 3 1 1
Retired 493
1 2 15 100 375
Unable to work 114 6 10 23 33 31 11
Refused 8 1 2
2 1 2
Female Total 4,611 389 806 964 915 645 892
Employed 2,176 209 501 591 589 236 50
Self-employed 429 7 67 125 123 74 33
Out of work > year 67 7 8 20 11 17 4
Out of work < year 125 19 35 31 20 14 6
Homemaker 615 50 145 143 83 89 105
Student 150 87 33 15 13 1 1
Retired 824


10 156 658
Unable to work 220 10 17 38 64 57 34
Refused 5

1 2 1 1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.