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Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS); 1998

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1998

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies

What type of physical activity 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 1.9 2.5 2.6 2.1 2.3 .3 1.1
Basketball 1.6 5.0 1.6 1.5 .2 1.3 1.0
Bicycling for pleasure 3.6 7.0 4.9 3.3 3.5 2.9 1.0
Bowling .2


.2 .3 .6
Boxing .1
.4
.2

Calisthenics 1.5 1.1 3.3 1.2 1.2 .5 .9
Canoeing in competition .0




.3
Dancing-aerobics/ballet .6 1.4 .2 1.2
.5 .3
Fishing from river bank or boat .4 1.1 .4 .2 .6

Gardening 11.3 1.3 6.0 13.5 12.6 13.0 18.8
Golf 4.2 .7 5.2 2.6 6.9 5.5 3.8
Health club exercise 2.0 .3 2.1 2.5 1.6 1.3 3.2
Hiking-cross-country 1.9 4.7 2.7 2.1 1.6 .6
Home exercise 2.8
2.9 3.0 3.4 4.0 2.7
Horseback riding .5
.2 .9
.3 1.2
Hunting large game .4 1.8

1.1

Jogging 1.4 3.7 .6 2.3 1.4 .3
Judo/karate .4
.4 1.2 .4

Mountain climbing .1


.5

Mowing lawn .7

2.2
.3 .9
Painting/papering house .1




.3
Racquetball .1 .6
.3


Raking lawn .0
.2



Running 5.7 10.4 10.8 4.9 4.3 3.7 .6
Skating, ice or roller .1 1.1




Snow skiing .3
.6 1.0


Soccer .6
2.2 1.0


Softball 1.0 2.2 2.5 .9 .6

Stair climbing .3 .6 1.1 .1


Surfing .0


.1

Swimming laps 1.3 2.8 1.2 1.4 .2 .8 1.8
Tennis .4
.3
.2 1.9 .6
Touch football .0
.2



Volleyball .0 .4




Walking 46.6 42.5 35.2 44.4 50.0 55.2 55.3
Watersking .3 1.1 .4
.4

Weight lifting 3.1 6.0 7.1 2.0 3.0 .5
Other 3.7 2.0 3.8 3.5 2.8 6.1 4.7
Bicycling machine exercise .6
.9 .6 .8 .5 .9
Male Aerobics class .5 2.2 .8
.4

Basketball 3.0 9.5 3.0 2.4 .4 2.7 2.2
Bicycling for pleasure 5.1 8.1 5.6 5.3 5.0 4.7 2.2
Bowling .4


.4 .7 1.4
Boxing .2
.8
.4

Calisthenics 1.7 2.2 5.3 .5 .8
.7
Dancing-aerobics/ballet .3
.4 .5

.7
Fishing from river bank or boat .7 2.2 .8 .5 1.2

Gardening 10.1 1.5 4.5 13.5 10.3 10.1 19.4
Golf 7.6 1.5 7.3 5.1 12.2 10.5 8.6
Health club exercise 1.6
1.5 2.4 1.5
2.9
Hiking-cross-country 2.9 9.5 3.0 2.7 2.3 1.3
Home exercise 2.6
1.9 2.4 3.5 4.0 3.6
Horseback riding .2




1.4
Hunting large game .8 3.7

2.1

Jogging 1.6 3.7 1.1 1.5 2.7 .7
Judo/karate .9
.8 2.4 .8

Mowing lawn .8

2.9
.7 .7
Painting/papering house .1




.7
Raking lawn .1
.4



Running 6.6 8.8 9.4 6.3 6.8 6.1 1.4
Snow skiing .3

1.5


Soccer 1.3
4.1 1.9


Softball 1.8 4.4 3.8 1.5 1.2

Stair climbing .2
1.1



Surfing .0


.3

Swimming laps 1.4 2.9 .8 2.2

2.9
Tennis .5


.4 1.7 1.4
Touch football .1
.4



Volleyball .1 .7




Walking 36.3 24.9 24.3 38.2 40.7 45.7 46.0
Watersking .6 2.2 .8
.8

Weight lifting 5.0 9.2 12.0 3.4 3.1 1.0
Other 3.9 2.9 5.6 2.9 1.7 10.1 2.2
Bicycling machine exercise .6
.8
1.2
1.4
Female Aerobics class 3.3 2.7 4.7 4.3 4.3 .5 2.0
Basketball .2 .5
.6


Bicycling for pleasure 2.2 6.0 4.0 1.2 2.0 1.3
Calisthenics 1.2
1.0 2.0 1.7 1.0 1.0
Canoeing in competition .1




.5
Dancing-aerobics/ballet .9 2.7
2.0
1.0
Gardening 12.4 1.1 7.8 13.6 15.0 15.6 18.3
Golf .8
2.7
1.3 1.0
Health club exercise 2.3 .5 2.7 2.6 1.7 2.5 3.5
Hiking-cross-country .9
2.4 1.4 .8

Home exercise 2.9
4.0 3.6 3.3 4.0 2.0
Horseback riding .7
.3 1.7
.5 1.0
Jogging 1.2 3.8
3.2


Mountain climbing .2


1.0

Mowing lawn .5

1.4

1.0
Racquetball .3 1.1
.6


Running 4.8 12.0 12.5 3.5 1.7 1.5
Skating, ice or roller .3 2.2




Snow skiing .4
1.3 .6


Softball .2
1.0 .3


Stair climbing .4 1.1 1.0 .3


Swimming laps 1.2 2.7 1.7 .6 .3 1.5 1.0
Tennis .4
.7

2.0
Walking 56.8 59.5 48.1 50.8 59.7 64.0 62.7
Weight lifting 1.2 3.0 1.3 .6 2.8

Other 3.6 1.1 1.7 4.0 4.0 2.5 6.7
Bicycling machine exercise .7
1.0 1.2 .3 1.0 .5
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who said that they engaged in some form of physical activity during the last month
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What type of physical activity 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 1467 136 294 312 304 203 218
Aerobics class 36 4 9 10 9 1 3
Basketball 18 6 6 3 1 1 1
Bicycling for pleasure 56 10 17 9 12 6 2
Bowling 3


1 1 1
Boxing 2
1
1

Calisthenics 20 1 8 4 4 1 2
Canoeing in competition 1




1
Dancing-aerobics/ballet 11 3 1 5
1 1
Fishing from river bank or boat 5 1 1 1 2

Gardening 161 2 17 40 35 27 40
Golf 57 1 16 6 17 11 6
Health club exercise 29 1 6 7 7 3 5
Hiking-cross-country 25 4 8 7 5 1
Home exercise 43
8 11 11 6 7
Horseback riding 7
1 3
1 2
Hunting large game 5 2

3

Jogging 19 5 2 8 3 1
Judo/karate 4
1 2 1

Mountain climbing 1


1

Mowing lawn 7

4
1 2
Painting/papering house 1




1
Racquetball 2 1
1


Raking lawn 1
1



Running 80 17 27 16 14 5 1
Skating, ice or roller 1 1




Snow skiing 5
2 3


Soccer 6
4 2


Softball 9 1 4 2 2

Stair climbing 5 1 3 1


Surfing 1


1

Swimming laps 17 3 3 5 1 2 3
Tennis 7
1
1 4 1
Touch football 1
1



Volleyball 1 1




Walking 704 56 116 143 151 111 127
Watersking 3 1 1
1

Weight lifting 42 10 16 6 8 2
Other 57 3 10 11 9 14 10
Bicycling machine exercise 11
3 2 3 1 2
Refused 3 1


2
Male Total 617 53 141 117 138 88 80
Aerobics class 3 1 1
1

Basketball 16 5 6 2 1 1 1
Bicycling for pleasure 37 4 12 7 8 4 2
Bowling 3


1 1 1
Boxing 2
1
1

Calisthenics 9 1 5 1 1
1
Dancing-aerobics/ballet 3
1 1

1
Fishing from river bank or boat 5 1 1 1 2

Gardening 58 1 6 14 13 9 15
Golf 51 1 12 6 16 10 6
Health club exercise 9
2 2 3
2
Hiking-cross-country 17 4 4 5 3 1
Home exercise 18
3 3 6 3 3
Horseback riding 1




1
Hunting large game 5 2

3

Jogging 10 2 2 2 3 1
Judo/karate 4
1 2 1

Mowing lawn 4

2
1 1
Painting/papering house 1




1
Raking lawn 1
1



Running 45 6 15 9 11 3 1
Snow skiing 2

2


Soccer 6
4 2


Softball 6 1 2 1 2

Stair climbing 1
1



Surfing 1


1

Swimming laps 8 1 1 4

2
Tennis 4


1 2 1
Touch football 1
1



Volleyball 1 1




Walking 219 12 35 43 51 40 38
Watersking 3 1 1
1

Weight lifting 32 7 15 5 3 2
Other 27 2 7 3 3 10 2
Bicycling machine exercise 4
1
2
1
Female Total 850 83 153 195 166 115 138
Aerobics class 33 3 8 10 8 1 3
Basketball 2 1
1


Bicycling for pleasure 19 6 5 2 4 2
Calisthenics 11
3 3 3 1 1
Canoeing in competition 1




1
Dancing-aerobics/ballet 8 3
4
1
Gardening 103 1 11 26 22 18 25
Golf 6
4
1 1
Health club exercise 20 1 4 5 4 3 3
Hiking-cross-country 8
4 2 2

Home exercise 25
5 8 5 3 4
Horseback riding 6
1 3
1 1
Jogging 9 3
6


Mountain climbing 1


1

Mowing lawn 3

2

1
Racquetball 2 1
1


Running 35 11 12 7 3 2
Skating, ice or roller 1 1




Snow skiing 3
2 1


Softball 3
2 1


Stair climbing 4 1 2 1


Swimming laps 9 2 2 1 1 2 1
Tennis 3
1

2
Walking 485 44 81 100 100 71 89
Weight lifting 10 3 1 1 5

Other 30 1 3 8 6 4 8
Bicycling machine exercise 7
2 2 1 1 1
Refused 3 1


2
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who said that they engaged in some form of physical activity during the last month