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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

Using special equipment or help, what is the farthest distance that you can go?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Across a small room 4.6

5.1 8.2 4.7 4.0
Length of typical house 17.6
10.7 18.0 3.0 14.3 24.4
One/two city blocks 35.6 20.7 14.5 27.5 27.3 40.7 42.2
About one mile 11.4
14.8 1.4 16.9 14.0 12.1
More than one mile 30.9 79.3 60.0 48.1 44.6 26.3 17.2
Male Across a small room 3.8

6.5 12.1

Length of typical house 6.8

19.4 3.0 3.7 4.7
One/two city blocks 32.9
7.7 21.0 27.3 40.7 48.8
About one mile 12.9
15.4
18.2 18.5 16.3
More than one mile 43.5 100.0 76.9 53.2 39.4 37.0 30.2
Female Across a small room 5.1

2.6 3.0 9.4 5.6
Length of typical house 25.5
21.4 15.6 3.0 25.0 32.2
One/two city blocks 37.5 45.5 21.4 39.0 27.3 40.6 39.6
About one mile 10.2
14.3 3.9 15.2 9.4 10.5
More than one mile 21.6 54.5 42.9 39.0 51.5 15.6 12.1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are limited in any activities because of impairment or health problem and use special equipment or help from others
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Using special equipment or help, what is the farthest distance that you can go?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 273 7 16 37 46 43 124
Across a small room 12

2 3 2 5
Length of typical house 43
2 6 2 6 27
One/two city blocks 96 2 3 12 13 16 50
About one mile 31
2 1 7 5 16
More than one mile 80 5 9 16 19 11 20
Don't know/not sure 11


2 3 6
Male Total 101 3 8 18 22 19 31
Across a small room 3

1 2

Length of typical house 7

3 1 1 2
One/two city blocks 31
1 4 6 7 13
About one mile 13
1
4 3 5
More than one mile 43 3 6 10 9 7 8
Don't know/not sure 4



1 3
Female Total 172 4 8 19 24 24 93
Across a small room 9

1 1 2 5
Length of typical house 36
2 3 1 5 25
One/two city blocks 65 2 2 8 7 9 37
About one mile 18
1 1 3 2 11
More than one mile 37 2 3 6 10 4 12
Don't know/not sure 7


2 2 3
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are limited in any activities because of impairment or health problem and use special equipment or help from others