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Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS); 1996

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1996

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Because of any impairment or health problem, do you need the help of other persons 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 55-64 65+
Yes 6.4 6.3 11.3 5.3 4.3 8.7 5.6
No 93.6 93.8 88.7 94.7 95.7 91.3 94.4
Male Yes 6.5 7.1 16.0 7.0 4.6 8.3 3.0
No 93.5 92.9 84.0 93.0 95.4 91.7 97.0
Female Yes 6.4 5.6 8.1 3.9 3.9 9.0 7.1
No 93.6 94.4 91.9 96.1 96.1 91.0 92.9
Denominator is: All survey respondents who are limited in any activities because of impairment or health problem



Because of any impairment or health problem, do you need the help of other persons 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 55-64 65+
Total 624 32 62 133 116 103 178
Yes 40 2 7 7 5 9 10
No 584 30 55 126 111 94 168
Male Total 263 14 25 57 65 36 66
Yes 17 1 4 4 3 3 2
No 246 13 21 53 62 33 64
Female Total 361 18 37 76 51 67 112
Yes 23 1 3 3 2 6 8
No 338 17 34 73 49 61 104
Denominator is: All survey respondents who are limited in any activities because of impairment or health problem
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