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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
What is the major impairment or health problem
that limits the activity of the person in your home?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Arthritis/ rheumatism 10.8 6.4 3.6 9.9 8.8 11.5 16.9
Back or neck problem 10.8 13.9 9.3 14.5 7.8 10.8 10.7
Fractues, bone/joint injury 7.0 3.9 14.5 3.8 12.7 6.3 2.7
Walking problem 4.5 6.8 3.9 1.2 3.4 6.9 5.3
Lung/Breathing problem 10.4 15.3 11.1 10.9 8.9 13.5 7.8
Hearing problem 1.7 2.1 2.9 2.5 .8 1.6 1.4
Eye/vision problem 2.9 5.2 4.1 5.7 4.7 .8
Heart problem 6.8 2.6
1.9 6.6 11.4 11.1
Stroke 2.3


2.0 4.2 4.4
Hypertension/high blood pressure .9


2.2
1.5
Diabetes 4.3
1.3 2.5 7.3 3.5 6.0
Cancer 2.3 3.1
1.4 1.2 3.2 4.0
Depression/anxiety/emotional problem 2.3
5.6 2.9 3.5
1.9
Other 30.8 40.7 43.7 42.9 28.4 24.9 20.9
Alzheimer's disease 2.0


1.6 1.4 5.4
Male Arthritis/ rheumatism 13.2 4.5
15.5 9.0 19.8 20.2
Back or neck problem 9.1 11.2 4.8 11.6 7.5 11.2 9.3
Fractues, bone/joint injury 7.0
10.8 3.1 12.0 11.2 3.1
Walking problem 3.0 8.9 2.4 3.1 2.3
3.9
Lung/Breathing problem 9.6 6.7 13.2 10.9 13.3 12.4 3.9
Hearing problem 2.1 4.5 3.6 6.2

1.6
Eye/vision problem 3.2 11.2 4.8 6.2 3.8

Heart problem 4.6


4.5 10.7 7.0
Stroke 2.3


1.1 7.4 3.1
Hypertension/high blood pressure .9




3.1
Diabetes 5.6
2.4 6.2 7.5 2.5 8.5
Cancer 2.3 6.7

1.5 3.7 3.1
Depression/anxiety/emotional problem 2.6
9.6 3.1 2.3
1.6
Other 33.1 46.5 48.5 34.1 35.3 21.1 26.4
Alzheimer's disease 1.6




5.4
Female Arthritis/ rheumatism 8.9 8.1 7.7 6.2 8.6 5.6 13.8
Back or neck problem 12.3 16.3 14.3 16.3 8.1 10.5 12.0
Fractues, bone/joint injury 7.1 7.3 18.7 4.3 13.2 2.8 2.4
Walking problem 5.7 4.9 5.5
4.3 11.9 6.6
Lung/Breathing problem 11.2 22.8 8.8 10.9 5.1 14.3 11.4
Hearing problem 1.3
2.2
1.5 2.8 1.2
Eye/vision problem 2.7
3.3 5.4 5.6 1.4
Heart problem 8.7 4.9
3.1 8.5 11.9 15.0
Stroke 2.4


2.8 1.9 5.7
Hypertension/high blood pressure .8


4.1

Diabetes 3.1


7.1 4.2 3.6
Cancer 2.4

2.3 1.0 2.8 4.8
Depression/anxiety/emotional problem 2.1
1.1 2.7 4.6
2.2
Other 28.9 35.8 38.5 48.6 22.4 27.6 15.6
Alzheimer's disease 2.5


3.1 2.4 5.4
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are living in a household with a disabled person.

What is the major impairment or health problem
that limits the activity of the person in your home?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 635 40 84 102 157 107 145
Arthritis/ rheumatism 64 3 3 9 14 12 23
Back or neck problem 65 6 7 13 12 12 15
Fractues, bone/joint injury 48 2 13 4 19 6 4
Walking problem 23 2 3 1 4 6 7
Lung/Breathing problem 71 6 9 12 15 16 13
Hearing problem 10 1 2 2 1 2 2
Eye/vision problem 19 2 3 6 7 1
Heart problem 43 1
2 11 12 17
Stroke 15


4 4 7
Hypertension/high blood pressure 4


2
2
Diabetes 24
1 2 10 4 7
Cancer 14 1
1 2 4 6
Depression/anxiety/emotional problem 17
4 3 6
4
Other 200 15 39 44 47 26 29
Alzheimer's disease 11


2 2 7
Don't know/Not sure 6

3 1
2
Refused 1 1




Male Total 255 16 39 35 64 39 62
Arthritis/ rheumatism 33 1
5 6 8 13
Back or neck problem 23 2 2 4 5 4 6
Fractues, bone/joint injury 18
4 1 7 4 2
Walking problem 6 1 1 1 1
2
Lung/Breathing problem 25 1 5 4 7 5 3
Hearing problem 5 1 1 2

1
Eye/vision problem 8 2 2 2 2

Heart problem 11


3 4 4
Stroke 5


1 2 2
Hypertension/high blood pressure 2




2
Diabetes 12
1 2 4 1 4
Cancer 6 1

1 2 2
Depression/anxiety/emotional problem 7
3 1 2
1
Other 89 7 20 12 24 9 17
Alzheimer's disease 3




3
Don't know/Not sure 2

1 1

Female Total 380 24 45 67 93 68 83
Arthritis/ rheumatism 31 2 3 4 8 4 10
Back or neck problem 42 4 5 9 7 8 9
Fractues, bone/joint injury 30 2 9 3 12 2 2
Walking problem 17 1 2
3 6 5
Lung/Breathing problem 46 5 4 8 8 11 10
Hearing problem 5
1
1 2 1
Eye/vision problem 11
1 4 5 1
Heart problem 32 1
2 8 8 13
Stroke 10


3 2 5
Hypertension/high blood pressure 2


2

Diabetes 12


6 3 3
Cancer 8

1 1 2 4
Depression/anxiety/emotional problem 10
1 2 4
3
Other 111 8 19 32 23 17 12
Alzheimer's disease 8


2 2 4
Don't know/Not sure 4

2

2
Refused 1 1




Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are living in a household with a disabled person.