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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
In the past year, has this child worn a helmet when riding?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Always 56.4 18.7 58.3 57.4 58.5 81.5 64.0
Nearly always 18.2 23.8 17.8 21.9 10.9 5.9
Sometimes 6.0 8.4 7.8 4.4 7.5 8.4
Seldom 3.5 18.4 3.4 2.7 1.6

Never 7.1 18.2 4.4 6.8 9.9 4.2
Never rides a bicycle 8.9 12.6 8.3 6.7 11.7
36.0
Male Always 54.5 15.5 51.6 55.8 62.6 85.7 54.5
Nearly always 21.1 24.7 25.8 23.8 11.5 14.3
Sometimes 5.1 18.6 5.4 1.3 12.9

Seldom 3.4 24.7 3.2 2.6


Never 7.9 16.5 6.5 7.9 9.4

Never rides a bicycle 8.1
7.5 8.6 3.6
45.5
Female Always 58.1 21.3 62.8 58.9 54.4 78.6 77.8
Nearly always 15.7 23.0 12.4 20.2 10.4

Sometimes 6.7
9.4 7.4 2.1 14.3
Seldom 3.5 13.1 3.5 2.9 3.1

Never 6.4 19.7 2.9 5.7 10.4 7.1
Never rides a bicycle 9.6 23.0 8.8 5.0 19.7
22.2
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who have children living in the household between the ages of five and 15.

In the past year, has this child worn a helmet when riding?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 467 20 139 196 91 12 9
Always 273 6 84 115 52 9 7
Nearly always 83 5 25 41 11 1
Sometimes 26 2 9 9 5 1
Seldom 16 3 6 6 1

Never 28 2 6 11 8 1
Don't know/Not sure 1


1

Never rides a bicycle 40 2 9 14 13
2
Male Total 182 9 47 78 40 4 4
Always 103 2 26 45 24 3 3
Nearly always 37 2 12 17 5 1
Sometimes 9 2 2 1 4

Seldom 6 2 2 2


Never 14 1 3 6 4

Don't know/Not sure 1


1

Never rides a bicycle 12
2 7 2
1
Female Total 285 11 92 118 51 8 5
Always 170 4 58 70 28 6 4
Nearly always 46 3 13 24 6

Sometimes 17
7 8 1 1
Seldom 10 1 4 4 1

Never 14 1 3 5 4 1
Never rides a bicycle 28 2 7 7 11
1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who have children living in the household between the ages of five and 15.