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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 is the major impairment or health problem that limits the activity of the person in your home?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Arthritis/ rheumatism 9.4 2.9 5.3 4.4 9.4 13.6 14.1
Back or neck problem 13.0 11.8 10.3 14.8 19.5 9.4 10.8
Fractures, bone/joint injury 7.9 18.9 8.4 6.5 7.5 7.4 6.0
Walking problem 5.2 1.6 5.2 4.8 6.0 8.1 4.7
Lung/Breathing problem 7.7 4.2 9.2 8.7 5.2 11.1 7.6
Hearing problem 1.0 6.8 .6 .3 .6
.6
Eye/vision problem 1.4
1.1 2.8 .6 1.1 1.6
Heart problem 9.6 9.5 6.2 .8 6.6 8.9 18.9
Stroke 3.9


5.6 3.8 8.1
Hypertension/high blood pressure 1.3
1.1 .6 1.5 .5 2.5
Diabetes 5.5 12.5 5.9 4.4 4.2 8.0 3.7
Cancer 2.4 5.1 2.8 3.2 2.1
2.1
Depression/anxiety/emotional problem 1.7 1.8 4.1 .3 2.8 .5 1.5
Other 29.6 24.8 39.8 48.3 28.4 27.6 16.7
Alzheimer's disease .3




1.0
Male Arthritis/ rheumatism 9.9
4.3 2.1 5.8 14.0 22.0
Back or neck problem 13.9 7.6 8.7 15.7 26.7 3.8 14.2
Fractures, bone/joint injury 8.1 16.8 9.8 3.2 8.8 7.6 7.1
Walking problem 4.1
2.2 1.1 4.9 11.4 4.7
Lung/Breathing problem 6.5 3.1 3.3 9.6 4.9 10.8 6.3
Hearing problem .5 4.6




Eye/vision problem 1.8

4.3
2.5 2.4
Heart problem 7.7 9.2 10.9
4.9 2.5 15.0
Stroke 2.9


4.9 2.5 6.3
Hypertension/high blood pressure 1.2


1.9
3.1
Diabetes 5.6 21.4 5.4 2.1 5.8 2.5 3.1
Cancer 1.0 4.6

1.9
.8
Depression/anxiety/emotional problem 1.1 3.1 2.2
1.9 1.3
Other 35.0 29.8 53.3 61.8 27.6 40.9 12.6
Alzheimer's disease .6




2.4
Female Arthritis/ rheumatism 9.1 6.9 6.5 6.2 12.2 13.3 8.1
Back or neck problem 12.3 17.8 12.4 14.1 13.9 13.7 8.3
Fractures, bone/joint injury 7.7 21.8 6.5 9.0 6.5 7.2 5.2
Walking problem 6.2 4.0 9.2 7.6 6.8 5.6 4.7
Lung/Breathing problem 8.8 5.9 17.0 7.9 5.4 11.2 8.6
Hearing problem 1.4 9.9 1.3 .6 1.1
1.0
Eye/vision problem 1.1
2.6 1.7 1.1
1.0
Heart problem 11.3 9.9
1.5 8.0 13.7 21.9
Stroke 4.8


6.3 4.8 9.4
Hypertension/high blood pressure 1.4
2.6 1.1 1.1 .8 2.1
Diabetes 5.4
6.5 6.2 2.8 12.0 4.2
Cancer 3.5 5.9 6.5 5.6 2.3
3.1
Depression/anxiety/emotional problem 2.2
6.5 .6 3.4
2.6
Other 24.9 17.8 22.2 37.8 29.0 17.7 19.8
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are living in a household with a disabled person
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What is the major impairment or health problem that limits the activity of the person in your home?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 639 45 75 144 127 98 150
Arthritis/ rheumatism 59 2 4 6 12 13 22
Back or neck problem 83 5 9 21 23 10 15
Fractures, bone/joint injury 54 10 7 11 10 8 8
Walking problem 30 1 2 7 7 6 7
Lung/Breathing problem 55 3 9 12 8 11 12
Hearing problem 7 3 1 1 1
1
Eye/vision problem 9
1 4 1 1 2
Heart problem 56 3 4 2 9 9 29
Stroke 23


7 4 12
Hypertension/high blood pressure 9
1 1 2 1 4
Diabetes 33 3 4 7 6 7 6
Cancer 16 2 2 5 3
4
Depression/anxiety/emotional problem 12 1 3 1 4 1 2
Other 186 12 26 65 32 26 25
Alzheimer's disease 1




1
Don't know/not sure 6
2 1 2 1
Male Total 252 24 37 48 45 38 60
Arthritis/ rheumatism 25
2 1 3 5 14
Back or neck problem 34 2 4 8 11 2 7
Fractures, bone/joint injury 22 5 4 2 4 3 4
Walking problem 9
1 1 2 2 3
Lung/Breathing problem 19 1 2 5 2 5 4
Hearing problem 1 1




Eye/vision problem 4

2
1 1
Heart problem 18 2 4
2 1 9
Stroke 7


2 1 4
Hypertension/high blood pressure 3


1
2
Diabetes 12 3 2 1 3 1 2
Cancer 3 1

1
1
Depression/anxiety/emotional problem 4 1 1
1 1
Other 87 8 17 27 12 15 8
Alzheimer's disease 1




1
Don't know/not sure 3

1 1 1
Female Total 387 21 38 96 82 60 90
Arthritis/ rheumatism 34 2 2 5 9 8 8
Back or neck problem 49 3 5 13 12 8 8
Fractures, bone/joint injury 32 5 3 9 6 5 4
Walking problem 21 1 1 6 5 4 4
Lung/Breathing problem 36 2 7 7 6 6 8
Hearing problem 6 2 1 1 1
1
Eye/vision problem 5
1 2 1
1
Heart problem 38 1
2 7 8 20
Stroke 16


5 3 8
Hypertension/high blood pressure 6
1 1 1 1 2
Diabetes 21
2 6 3 6 4
Cancer 13 1 2 5 2
3
Depression/anxiety/emotional problem 8
2 1 3
2
Other 99 4 9 38 20 11 17
Don't know/not sure 3
2
1

Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are living in a household with a disabled person