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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
If you use special equipment or help from others
to get around, what type do you use?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
No special quipment or help used 95.7 99.6 98.4 99.1 96.1 94.0 87.7
Other people .2
.3 .1 .5
.4
Cane or Walking stick 2.1
.4 .4 1.8 3.6 6.4
Walker .6


.2 .6 2.5
Crutch or crutches .2
.2
.2 .2 .8
Manual wheelchair .3
.2 .1 .4 .4 .8
Motorized wheelchair .0



.1
Electric mobility scooter .1


.1 .3 .4
Artificial leg .0
.1
.1

Brace .2
.3 .1 .2 .1 .3
Service animal .0

.1

.1
Oxygen/breathing equipment .1

.1 .1
.5
Other .2 .4 .1 .1 .3 .7 .1
Male No special quipment or help used 96.5 99.8 97.7 98.8 96.5 95.3 90.3
Other people .1
.3
.1

Cane or Walking stick 1.8
.7 .5 2.2 3.4 4.5
Walker .4


.2 .4 1.6
Crutch or crutches .3
.4

.4 1.1
Manual wheelchair .2
.2 .2

.5
Motorized wheelchair .0



.2
Electric mobility scooter .1


.1
.7
Artificial leg .0


.2

Brace .2
.4 .1 .2 .2 .3
Oxygen/breathing equipment .2

.1 .2
.9
Other .2 .2 .2 .2 .1
.2
Female No special quipment or help used 95.0 99.5 99.0 99.4 95.8 92.7 85.9
Other people .4
.3 .2 .8
.6
Cane or Walking stick 2.4
.2 .3 1.4 3.8 7.7
Walker .8


.2 .8 3.2
Crutch or crutches .2
.1
.3
.5
Manual wheelchair .5
.1
.8 .8 1.1
Electric mobility scooter .1


.1 .6 .2
Artificial leg .0
.2



Brace .1
.1
.2
.3
Service animal .1

.2

.2
Oxygen/breathing equipment .0




.2
Other .3 .5

.4 1.3
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are limited in any activities because of impairment or a health problem.

If you use special equipment or help from others
to get around, what type do you use?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 5,346 478 1,039 1,075 1,134 639 981
No special quipment or help used 5,084 472 1,022 1,060 1,086 598 846
Other people 12
3 1 5
3
Cane or Walking stick 126
2 6 21 24 73
Walker 35


3 4 28
Crutch or crutches 12
3
2 1 6
Manual wheelchair 19
2 2 4 2 9
Motorized wheelchair 1



1
Electric mobility scooter 8


2 2 4
Artificial leg 2
1
1

Brace 11
3 1 2 1 4
Service animal 2

1

1
Oxygen/breathing equipment 6

1 1
4
Other 14 2 1 1 4 5 1
Don't know/Not sure 11 4 1 1 3 1 1
Refused 3
1 1

1
Male Total 2,273 223 469 474 500 272 335
No special quipment or help used 2,187 220 460 466 483 259 299
Other people 2
1
1

Cane or Walking stick 37
1 3 9 9 15
Walker 8


1 1 6
Crutch or crutches 6
2

1 3
Manual wheelchair 5
1 2

2
Motorized wheelchair 1



1
Electric mobility scooter 4


1
3
Artificial leg 1


1

Brace 7
2 1 1 1 2
Oxygen/breathing equipment 5

1 1
3
Other 5 1 1 1 1
1
Don't know/Not sure 5 2 1
1
1
Female Total 3,073 255 570 601 634 367 646
No special quipment or help used 2,897 252 562 594 603 339 547
Other people 10
2 1 4
3
Cane or Walking stick 89
1 3 12 15 58
Walker 27


2 3 22
Crutch or crutches 6
1
2
3
Manual wheelchair 14
1
4 2 7
Electric mobility scooter 4


1 2 1
Artificial leg 1
1



Brace 4
1
1
2
Service animal 2

1

1
Oxygen/breathing equipment 1




1
Other 9 1

3 5
Don't know/Not sure 6 2
1 2 1
Refused 3
1 1

1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are limited in any activities because of impairment or a health problem.