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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Are you concerned that you would lose your Medicare
or Medicaid coverage if you went to work?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Major barrier 30.1
25.4 29.4 31.9 36.4
Minor barrier 8.0 36.8 9.6 10.8 2.4 7.1
No barrier 20.2
31.8 17.0 22.2 18.4
Not applicable 41.7 63.2 33.2 42.8 43.6 38.1
Male Major barrier 30.5
41.7 24.0 32.6 36.8
Minor barrier 6.2

12.0 2.2 10.5
No barrier 21.6
41.7 12.0 26.1 21.1
Not applicable 41.7 100.0 16.7 52.0 39.1 31.6
Female Major barrier 29.7
11.8 34.9 30.7 36.0
Minor barrier 10.1 100.0 17.6 9.5 2.7 4.0
No barrier 18.6
23.5 22.2 16.0 16.0
Not applicable 41.6
47.1 33.3 50.7 44.0
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are limited in any activities because of impairment or health problem, are unable to work, are out of work, are less than 65 years old, and not limited in the amount of work they can do because of any impairment or a health problem.

Are you concerned that you would lose your Medicare
or Medicaid coverage if you went to work?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 137 3 17 35 51 31
Major barrier 41
4 11 16 10
Minor barrier 13 2 2 4 2 3
No barrier 27
5 7 9 6
Not applicable 54 1 6 13 23 11
Don't know/Not sure 2


1 1
Male Total 62 1 6 16 26 13
Major barrier 19
3 5 8 3
Minor barrier 5

2 1 2
No barrier 12
2 2 5 3
Not applicable 25 1 1 7 12 4
Don't know/Not sure 1



1
Female Total 75 2 11 19 25 18
Major barrier 22
1 6 8 7
Minor barrier 8 2 2 2 1 1
No barrier 15
3 5 4 3
Not applicable 29
5 6 11 7
Don't know/Not sure 1


1

Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are limited in any activities because of impairment or health problem, are unable to work, are out of work, are less than 65 years old, and not limited in the amount of work they can do because of any impairment or a health problem.