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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Because of any impairment or health problem, do you have
any trouble learning, remembering, or concentrating?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 7.6 5.8 5.3 6.7 9.5 8.3 9.6
No 92.4 94.2 94.7 93.3 90.5 91.7 90.4
Male Yes 7.0 5.5 4.8 4.8 9.6 7.2 10.2
No 93.0 94.5 95.2 95.2 90.4 92.8 89.8
Female Yes 8.1 6.1 5.8 8.4 9.3 9.4 9.1
No 91.9 93.9 94.2 91.6 90.7 90.6 90.9
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are limited in any activities because of impairment or a health problem.

Because of any impairment or health problem, do you have
any trouble learning, remembering, or concentrating?

(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
Yes 426 24 59 77 108 60 98
No 4,896 453 979 997 1,018 577 872
Don't know/Not sure 20 1 1 1 8 2 7
Refused 4




4
Male Total 2,273 223 469 474 500 272 335
Yes 169 12 23 28 48 24 34
No 2,097 211 446 446 449 247 298
Don't know/Not sure 5


3 1 1
Refused 2




2
Female Total 3,073 255 570 601 634 367 646
Yes 257 12 36 49 60 36 64
No 2,799 242 533 551 569 330 574
Don't know/Not sure 15 1 1 1 5 1 6
Refused 2




2
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are limited in any activities because of impairment or a health problem.