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2000 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2000

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Earlier you reported that due to your impairment, you need some
assistance from another person with your ROUTINE care needs.
Who usually helps you with your personal care needs, such as
eating, bathing, dressing, or getting around the house?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54
Husband/wife/partner 43.0
58.2 46.5 37.4
Parent/son/son-in-law/daughter/daughter-in-law 19.9 6.3 7.1 25.1 26.7
Other relative 6.3
17.9 3.2 4.3
Paid employee or home health service 7.8 6.2 4.2 9.4 8.5
Friend or neighbor 10.6 37.5 12.7 1.1 18.9
Combination of family and/or friends 3.2 31.3
1.1
Other 7.0

12.6 4.2
No one helps me 2.1 18.7
1.1
Male Husband/wife/partner 52.6
41.2 61.9 66.7
Parent/son/son-in-law/daughter/daughter-in-law 7.4
17.6 6.3 3.7
Other relative 8.7
35.3
7.4
Paid employee or home health service 7.1 12.5 5.9 3.2 14.8
Friend or neighbor 4.1 25.0

7.4
Combination of family and/or friends 2.5 25.0


Other 13.9

28.6
No one helps me 3.7 37.5


Female Husband/wife/partner 35.6
69.7 34.3 14.8
Parent/son/son-in-law/daughter/daughter-in-law 29.6 12.5
40.0 44.4
Other relative 4.5
6.1 5.7 1.9
Paid employee or home health service 8.3
3.0 14.3 3.7
Friend or neighbor 15.6 50.0 21.2 1.9 27.8
Combination of family and/or friends 3.8 37.5
1.9
Other 1.6


7.4
No one helps me .9

1.9
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are limited in any activities because of impairment or a health problem and said that they require assistance from another person for routine care needs.

Earlier you reported that due to your impairment, you need some
assistance from another person with your ROUTINE care needs.
Who usually helps you with your personal care needs, such as
eating, bathing, dressing, or getting around the house?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54
Total 103 8 22 45 28
Husband/wife/partner 34
11 16 7
Parent/son/son-in-law/daughter/daughter-in-law 24 1 1 14 8
Other relative 8
3 3 2
Paid employee or home health service 13 1 2 7 3
Friend or neighbor 14 2 4 1 7
Combination of family and/or friends 4 3
1
Other 3

2 1
No one helps me 2 1
1
Don't know/Not sure 1
1

Male Total 30 4 6 10 10
Husband/wife/partner 14
3 6 5
Parent/son/son-in-law/daughter/daughter-in-law 3
1 1 1
Other relative 2
1
1
Paid employee or home health service 5 1 1 1 2
Friend or neighbor 2 1

1
Combination of family and/or friends 1 1


Other 2

2
No one helps me 1 1


Female Total 73 4 16 35 18
Husband/wife/partner 20
8 10 2
Parent/son/son-in-law/daughter/daughter-in-law 21 1
13 7
Other relative 6
2 3 1
Paid employee or home health service 8
1 6 1
Friend or neighbor 12 1 4 1 6
Combination of family and/or friends 3 2
1
Other 1


1
No one helps me 1

1
Don't know/Not sure 1
1

Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are limited in any activities because of impairment or a health problem and said that they require assistance from another person for routine care needs.