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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Employment Status? Are you currently:
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Employed 51.8 58.6 70.1 68.2 64.5 41.6 5.3
Self-employed 10.2 3.3 8.2 13.1 15.7 15.3 4.8
Out of work > year 1.3 2.7 1.1 1.4 1.1 1.6 .6
Out of work < year 3.2 8.5 3.8 3.8 3.0 1.6 .0
Homemaker 7.9 5.7 9.4 9.5 6.7 8.8 6.5
Student 3.7 20.7 5.6 1.3 .2 .3
Retired 18.6
.0 .2 2.8 23.6 80.6
Unable to work 3.3 .5 1.7 2.5 6.0 7.2 2.2
Male Employed 58.5 63.6 79.3 75.2 68.6 44.8 5.9
Self-employed 12.1 3.2 8.2 15.2 17.6 19.6 7.0
Out of work > year 1.2 1.4 .8 1.3 1.2 2.3 .3
Out of work < year 3.5 11.6 3.6 3.3 3.4 .8
Homemaker .5
.3 1.5 .7

Student 3.6 19.6 5.8 .5


Retired 17.4
.1 .3 2.6 25.5 84.5
Unable to work 3.3 .6 1.9 2.7 5.9 7.0 2.4
Female Employed 45.5 53.3 60.5 61.5 60.3 38.6 4.8
Self-employed 8.5 3.3 8.3 11.0 13.7 11.3 3.2
Out of work > year 1.5 4.0 1.4 1.6 1.0 .9 .9
Out of work < year 2.9 5.1 4.0 4.3 2.7 2.4 .1
Homemaker 14.9 11.8 19.0 17.3 12.7 17.0 11.2
Student 3.9 21.9 5.5 2.0 .5 .7
Retired 19.7

.1 3.0 21.7 77.9
Unable to work 3.2 .5 1.4 2.4 6.0 7.4 2.1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.

Employment Status? Are you currently:
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 7,196 639 1,385 1,484 1,486 892 1,310
Employed 3,761 381 979 1,012 944 376 69
Self-employed 752 24 119 189 241 121 58
Out of work > year 85 11 16 20 18 12 8
Out of work < year 223 48 53 58 49 14 1
Homemaker 556 39 124 135 96 72 90
Student 228 131 66 22 5 4
Retired 1,325
1 3 45 221 1,055
Unable to work 255 4 24 43 84 72 28
Refused 11 1 3 2 4
1
Male Total 3,039 293 618 648 654 372 454
Employed 1,802 186 498 486 445 163 24
Self-employed 376 11 52 99 115 69 30
Out of work > year 33 5 5 7 8 7 1
Out of work < year 98 29 22 21 22 4
Homemaker 15
1 9 5

Student 89 59 26 4


Retired 512
1 2 19 102 388
Unable to work 110 2 12 19 39 27 11
Refused 4 1 1 1 1

Female Total 4,157 346 767 836 832 520 856
Employed 1,959 195 481 526 499 213 45
Self-employed 376 13 67 90 126 52 28
Out of work > year 52 6 11 13 10 5 7
Out of work < year 125 19 31 37 27 10 1
Homemaker 541 39 123 126 91 72 90
Student 139 72 40 18 5 4
Retired 813

1 26 119 667
Unable to work 145 2 12 24 45 45 17
Refused 7
2 1 3
1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.