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2000 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2000

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
What type of physical activity or exercise did you
spend the most time doing during the past month?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Aerobics class 2.9 4.5 3.0 3.4 3.4 1.6 1.5
Basketball 2.2 7.5 3.8 1.6 1.0 .4
Bicycling for pleasure 3.6 2.8 6.0 5.3 4.2 1.2 .7
Boating, canoeing, rowing, sailing .1
.4



Bowling .4 .8 .1 .2
1.0 .6
Boxing .2 .9 .8



Calisthenics 1.3 1.8 .5 .5 1.7 .9 2.7
Canoeing in competition .1
.2
.2

Carpentry .1

.2

.1
Dancing-aerobics/ballet .6 .5 .8 .4 .3 .4 1.3
Fishing from river bank or boat .3
.4 .3 .2 .2 .5
Gardening 10.2 2.5 4.0 10.2 13.1 13.8 16.1
Golf 3.4 2.8 3.9 2.7 3.8 3.2 3.6
Handball .1 .5




Health club exercise 2.3 2.8 2.0 1.2 3.1 3.5 1.7
Hiking-cross-country 1.4 2.1 2.7 1.9 .7 .8 .4
Home exercise 2.3 .3 1.6 2.1 2.4 3.3 4.0
Horseback riding .3 .3 .3 .2 .5 .5
Hunting large game .3 .6 .2 .2 .5

Jogging 1.0 2.6 1.6 .7 .9 .2 .1
Judo/karate .5 1.6 .3 .7 .2 .2
Mowing lawn .3 .3 .2 .2
.5 .5
Painting/papering house .1


.3

Racquetball .4 1.1 .1 .8 .5 .1
Raking lawn .2


.3
.5
Running 6.2 15.7 9.7 6.9 4.5 1.9
Rope skipping .1


.2 .4
Skating, ice or roller .3 1.1 .7 .2


Snow skiing .7
1.1 .6 1.4 .4 .3
Soccer .7 .3 2.2 1.1 .4

Softball .4 .5 .8 .6 .4

Stair climbing .3 .2 .3 .7 .4 .1
Surfing .1 .5 .2



Swimming laps 1.4 .8 .8 1.8 .8 1.2 2.7
Table tennis .1
.2


.3
Tennis .5 .6 .3 .5 .5 .8 .3
Touch football .2 1.5
.2


Volleyball .1

.2 .2

Walking 46.4 30.1 43.2 45.6 48.3 57.7 52.4
Watersking .0



.1
Weight lifting 3.4 7.4 4.4 3.9 1.6 1.5 2.6
Other 3.3 4.8 2.8 3.0 2.5 2.2 4.9
Bicycling machine exercise 1.2 .5 .5 1.7 .9 1.7 2.0
Rowing machine exercise .1


.6
.1
Male Aerobics class 1.0 .9 .8 2.1 1.2 .4 .3
Basketball 3.9 11.7 7.0 2.9 1.7 .8
Bicycling for pleasure 4.7 2.7 8.1 6.7 6.0 .4 1.3
Boating, canoeing, rowing, sailing .1
.8



Bowling .5 1.4
.5
1.6 .3
Boxing .4 1.7 1.2



Calisthenics 2.1 3.4 1.0 .5 2.9 1.8 4.1
Canoeing in competition .1
.4



Carpentry .1

.5

.3
Dancing-aerobics/ballet .3
.2 .5

1.3
Fishing from river bank or boat .6
.8 .7 .5 .4 1.3
Gardening 7.9 1.7 2.3 10.2 8.9 11.4 13.4
Golf 5.8 4.6 7.0 5.3 6.5 5.5 5.1
Handball .1 .9




Health club exercise 2.1 2.0 1.7 1.0 2.4 3.9 1.9
Hiking-cross-country 1.9 .7 4.5 2.8 1.0 .4 1.0
Home exercise 1.9
1.7 1.2 2.3 3.1 3.2
Horseback riding .2


.5 .8
Hunting large game .5 1.1 .4 .5 1.0

Jogging .9 1.4 1.8 .5 .7 .4 .3
Judo/karate .5 .6 .2 1.0 .5 .4
Mowing lawn .3 .6 .4

.2 .6
Painting/papering house .0


.2

Racquetball .6 1.4 .2 .9 1.0

Raking lawn .3


.5
1.3
Running 8.9 18.5 13.4 10.3 7.0 3.3
Rope skipping .2


.5 .8
Skating, ice or roller .2 .9 .4



Snow skiing 1.1
1.2 .9 2.4 .8 .6
Soccer 1.3 .6 3.9 2.1 .5

Softball .7 .9 1.2 .9 .7

Stair climbing .1

.2 .5

Surfing .2 .9 .4



Swimming laps .9 .6 .6 1.4 .7 .8 1.3
Table tennis .2
.4


.6
Tennis .4
.2 .7 .5 1.2
Touch football .5 2.9
.5


Volleyball .2

.5 .5

Walking 37.9 20.3 26.9 36.1 40.8 56.7 51.2
Weight lifting 5.6 11.9 6.7 5.4 2.2 3.1 5.7
Other 3.5 5.7 4.1 3.5 3.7 1.6 2.4
Bicycling machine exercise .7
.6
1.0 .4 2.2
Rowing machine exercise .3


1.2
.2
Female Aerobics class 4.8 8.6 5.5 4.6 5.7 2.8 2.4
Basketball .5 2.6 .3 .5 .3

Bicycling for pleasure 2.5 3.0 3.6 4.0 2.3 2.0 .2
Bowling .3
.2

.5 .9
Boxing .1
.3



Calisthenics .5

.5 .5
1.6
Canoeing in competition .1


.3

Dancing-aerobics/ballet .9 1.0 1.5 .3 .6 .8 1.3
Gardening 12.3 3.3 6.0 10.3 17.3 16.2 18.2
Golf 1.0 .7 .5 .3 1.0 1.0 2.4
Health club exercise 2.5 3.6 2.3 1.4 3.7 3.0 1.6
Hiking-cross-country 1.0 3.6 .7 1.1 .3 1.3
Home exercise 2.8 .7 1.5 3.0 2.6 3.5 4.5
Horseback riding .4 .7 .7 .3 .5 .3
Jogging 1.1 4.0 1.4 1.0 1.1

Judo/karate .4 2.8 .3 .3


Mowing lawn .2

.3
.8 .4
Painting/papering house .1


.3

Racquetball .2 .7
.7
.3
Raking lawn .0


.2

Running 3.6 12.6 5.5 3.8 1.9 .5
Skating, ice or roller .4 1.3 1.0 .3


Snow skiing .3
1.0 .3 .3

Soccer .1
.3 .2 .3

Softball .2
.5 .3


Stair climbing .5 .3 .7 1.2 .3 .1
Swimming laps 1.8 1.0 1.1 2.1 .8 1.6 3.8
Tennis .5 1.3 .3 .3 .6 .5 .4
Walking 54.7 41.2 61.3 54.5 56.0 58.7 53.3
Watersking .0



.3
Weight lifting 1.3 2.3 1.8 2.4 1.0
.2
Other 3.1 3.6 1.5 2.5 1.3 2.9 6.9
Bicycling machine exercise 1.8 1.0 .3 3.3 .8 3.0 1.9
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who said that they had participated in some type of physical activity or exercise.

What type of physical activity or exercise did you
spend the most time doing during the past month?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 2,976 282 591 599 609 401 494
Aerobics class 96 13 24 22 22 7 8
Basketball 50 16 20 9 4 1
Bicycling for pleasure 105 9 37 31 20 5 3
Boating, canoeing, rowing, sailing 2
2



Bowling 11 2 1 1
3 4
Boxing 4 2 2



Calisthenics 32 5 3 3 8 3 10
Canoeing in competition 2
1
1

Carpentry 2

1

1
Dancing-aerobics/ballet 22 2 5 2 4 3 6
Fishing from river bank or boat 8
2 2 1 1 2
Gardening 303 7 27 62 76 51 80
Golf 90 9 17 16 19 11 18
Handball 1 1




Health club exercise 73 9 12 10 19 14 9
Hiking-cross-country 45 6 15 13 5 4 2
Home exercise 74 1 8 15 16 15 19
Horseback riding 9 1 2 1 3 2
Hunting large game 6 1 2 1 2

Jogging 32 8 11 5 6 1 1
Judo/karate 13 5 2 4 1 1
Mowing lawn 10 1 1 1
3 4
Painting/papering house 2


2

Racquetball 11 2 1 4 3 1
Raking lawn 4


2
2
Running 172 45 55 41 24 7
Rope skipping 2


1 1
Skating, ice or roller 10 3 5 2


Snow skiing 17
6 4 5 1 1
Soccer 15 1 9 3 2

Softball 11 1 6 3 1

Stair climbing 12 1 2 6 2 1
Surfing 3 2 1



Swimming laps 45 3 7 10 5 5 15
Table tennis 2
1


1
Tennis 15 2 2 3 3 4 1
Touch football 4 3
1


Volleyball 2

1 1

Walking 1,425 87 256 278 318 227 259
Watersking 1



1
Weight lifting 94 19 28 21 10 6 10
Other 98 14 14 15 16 13 26
Bicycling machine exercise 36 1 3 8 6 7 11
Rowing machine exercise 2


1
1
Refused 3
1

2
Male Total 1,211 139 265 234 241 154 178
Aerobics class 14 1 3 5 3 1 1
Basketball 43 13 19 7 3 1
Bicycling for pleasure 59 5 22 17 12 1 2
Boating, canoeing, rowing, sailing 2
2



Bowling 6 2
1
2 1
Boxing 3 2 1



Calisthenics 24 5 3 1 6 3 6
Canoeing in competition 1
1



Carpentry 2

1

1
Dancing-aerobics/ballet 4
1 1

2
Fishing from river bank or boat 8
2 2 1 1 2
Gardening 87 2 6 24 17 16 22
Golf 71 8 15 14 15 9 10
Handball 1 1




Health club exercise 28 4 4 4 6 6 4
Hiking-cross-country 29 2 13 7 4 1 2
Home exercise 26
4 4 7 5 6
Horseback riding 2


1 1
Hunting large game 6 1 2 1 2

Jogging 13 2 6 1 2 1 1
Judo/karate 7 1 1 3 1 1
Mowing lawn 5 1 1

1 2
Painting/papering house 1


1

Racquetball 7 1 1 2 3

Raking lawn 3


1
2
Running 114 25 38 28 17 6
Rope skipping 2


1 1
Skating, ice or roller 3 1 2



Snow skiing 12
3 3 4 1 1
Soccer 12 1 8 2 1

Softball 8 1 4 2 1

Stair climbing 2

1 1

Surfing 3 2 1



Swimming laps 12 1 2 3 2 1 3
Table tennis 2
1


1
Tennis 7
1 2 1 3
Touch football 4 3
1


Volleyball 2

1 1

Walking 448 27 65 77 105 82 92
Weight lifting 71 16 22 12 6 6 9
Other 45 11 9 7 12 3 3
Bicycling machine exercise 10
2
3 1 4
Rowing machine exercise 2


1
1
Female Total 1,765 143 326 365 368 247 316
Aerobics class 82 12 21 17 19 6 7
Basketball 7 3 1 2 1

Bicycling for pleasure 46 4 15 14 8 4 1
Bowling 5
1

1 3
Boxing 1
1



Calisthenics 8

2 2
4
Canoeing in competition 1


1

Dancing-aerobics/ballet 18 2 4 1 4 3 4
Gardening 216 5 21 38 59 35 58
Golf 19 1 2 2 4 2 8
Health club exercise 45 5 8 6 13 8 5
Hiking-cross-country 16 4 2 6 1 3
Home exercise 48 1 4 11 9 10 13
Horseback riding 7 1 2 1 2 1
Jogging 19 6 5 4 4

Judo/karate 6 4 1 1


Mowing lawn 5

1
2 2
Painting/papering house 1


1

Racquetball 4 1
2
1
Raking lawn 1


1

Running 58 20 17 13 7 1
Skating, ice or roller 7 2 3 2


Snow skiing 5
3 1 1

Soccer 3
1 1 1

Softball 3
2 1


Stair climbing 10 1 2 5 1 1
Swimming laps 33 2 5 7 3 4 12
Tennis 8 2 1 1 2 1 1
Walking 977 60 191 201 213 145 167
Watersking 1



1
Weight lifting 23 3 6 9 4
1
Other 53 3 5 8 4 10 23
Bicycling machine exercise 26 1 1 8 3 6 7
Refused 3
1

2
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who said that they had participated in some type of physical activity or exercise.