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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

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 41.1 41.5 37.3 35.4 39.4 43.3 51.8
Usually 37.2 36.3 39.8 39.5 42.4 35.9 28.4
Sometimes 15.2 17.8 16.3 18.5 13.6 13.7 11.3
Rarely 3.6 3.1 3.2 4.7 3.1 4.0 3.4
Never 2.8 1.3 3.4 1.9 1.5 3.2 5.1
Male Always 40.2 43.9 37.8 35.5 38.2 43.7 46.6
Usually 36.7 31.7 39.1 37.4 44.1 35.1 29.1
Sometimes 15.4 19.4 15.4 19.1 12.3 12.4 12.9
Rarely 4.0 3.0 3.2 5.8 2.9 3.7 4.7
Never 3.7 2.0 4.5 2.2 2.4 5.1 6.6
Female Always 41.9 38.9 36.8 35.3 40.5 42.9 55.3
Usually 37.7 41.3 40.4 41.5 40.7 36.6 27.9
Sometimes 15.1 16.1 17.1 17.9 15.0 14.8 10.2
Rarely 3.3 3.1 3.3 3.7 3.2 4.3 2.5
Never 1.9 .7 2.3 1.6 .6 1.4 4.0
Denominator is:
All survey respondents
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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 5403 506 1006 1218 1049 690 934
Always 2093 202 360 409 376 282 464
Usually 2031 193 406 488 441 253 250
Sometimes 826 83 162 218 167 94 102
Rarely 220 19 43 62 36 29 31
Never 152 7 31 26 16 21 51
Don't know/not sure 68 2 4 12 10 10 30
Refused 13

3 3 1 6
Male Total 2269 227 466 493 455 296 332
Always 850 97 177 162 158 114 142
Usually 829 75 178 184 195 107 90
Sometimes 348 40 70 94 66 38 40
Rarely 101 8 20 30 16 12 15
Never 93 5 20 13 12 17 26
Don't know/not sure 39 2 1 8 6 7 15
Refused 9

2 2 1 4
Female Total 3134 279 540 725 594 394 602
Always 1243 105 183 247 218 168 322
Usually 1202 118 228 304 246 146 160
Sometimes 478 43 92 124 101 56 62
Rarely 119 11 23 32 20 17 16
Never 59 2 11 13 4 4 25
Don't know/not sure 29
3 4 4 3 15
Refused 4

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Denominator is:
All survey respondents