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2000 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2000

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
How often do you get the social and emotional support you need?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Always 40.5 39.7 39.1 34.1 35.7 45.3 51.8
Usually 36.5 33.3 39.7 39.2 39.9 38.7 27.1
Sometimes 15.0 18.9 13.0 18.0 17.6 9.8 11.3
Rarely 4.4 5.1 4.9 5.7 4.0 2.7 3.5
Never 3.7 3.1 3.2 3.0 2.9 3.5 6.3
Male Always 41.5 46.2 39.5 34.3 38.6 46.3 49.9
Usually 33.6 28.2 36.9 34.9 38.0 37.7 23.6
Sometimes 15.4 17.5 12.9 19.5 16.8 9.4 13.7
Rarely 4.6 4.7 5.5 6.6 4.0 2.0 3.6
Never 4.9 3.4 5.2 4.7 2.6 4.6 9.3
Female Always 39.6 33.0 38.7 33.9 32.9 44.5 53.2
Usually 39.1 38.6 42.6 43.3 41.7 39.7 29.6
Sometimes 14.6 20.3 13.2 16.6 18.4 10.2 9.7
Rarely 4.2 5.4 4.4 4.9 4.0 3.3 3.4
Never 2.5 2.7 1.2 1.3 3.1 2.4 4.1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.

How often do you get the social and emotional support you need?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 3,727 335 721 758 736 512 665
Always 1,428 124 272 245 248 212 327
Usually 1,343 112 282 294 285 192 178
Sometimes 554 65 105 133 130 54 67
Rarely 165 15 31 46 33 17 23
Never 127 11 17 20 21 19 39
Don't know/Not sure 67 5 7 11 10 12 22
Refused 43 3 7 9 9 6 9
Male Total 1,492 158 315 301 286 197 235
Always 577 69 118 101 100 81 108
Usually 489 43 119 102 101 69 55
Sometimes 231 31 44 56 50 22 28
Rarely 62 5 13 18 13 6 7
Never 72 5 13 13 10 9 22
Don't know/Not sure 45 4 5 8 8 9 11
Refused 16 1 3 3 4 1 4
Female Total 2,235 177 406 457 450 315 430
Always 851 55 154 144 148 131 219
Usually 854 69 163 192 184 123 123
Sometimes 323 34 61 77 80 32 39
Rarely 103 10 18 28 20 11 16
Never 55 6 4 7 11 10 17
Don't know/Not sure 22 1 2 3 2 3 11
Refused 27 2 4 6 5 5 5
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.