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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
During the past 30 days, how many days did poor physical
or mental health keep you from doing your usual activities,
such as self-care, work, or recreation?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
1 6.9 11.6 8.4 7.2 5.7 2.8 3.8
2 6.3 6.5 6.9 7.9 5.6 5.5 3.7
3 3.9 3.7 4.4 3.8 4.1 3.2 3.4
4 1.9 1.2 2.3 2.1 2.0 1.7 1.9
5 3.0 2.9 3.4 3.3 2.7 2.8 2.6
6 .4
.5 .3 .9 .8 .3
7 1.9 1.9 2.0 2.0 1.8 1.6 2.1
8 .3
.4 .5 .3 .6
9 .0

.1


10 1.9 .5 1.6 2.3 2.0 3.5 2.0
11 .0
.1



12 .1 .1

.3
.4
13 .0


.2

14 1.2 1.1 2.3 .8 1.0 1.1 .8
15 2.3 1.7 1.8 2.2 1.6 3.4 3.8
16 .0


.1
.1
17 .0
.2

.1
18 .0


.1

20 1.0 .2 .8 1.1 1.3 2.2 .5
21 .3 .4 .4 .3 .1 .5 .2
25 .5 .3 .3 .1 .6 .9 1.1
27 .0



.1
28 .0




.1
29 .0

.1


30 5.3 1.6 1.4 4.4 7.4 9.8 10.1
None 62.6 66.0 62.9 61.5 62.4 59.4 63.0
Male 1 7.6 12.7 9.2 8.4 4.3 2.2 6.4
2 6.9 7.2 7.3 9.0 5.2 5.4 5.3
3 3.8 3.7 5.9 3.0 3.8 4.0 1.4
4 1.8 .2 .9 3.0 1.4 2.9 2.8
5 2.5 1.8 2.9 3.0 1.8 3.2 2.1
6 .3


1.0
.7
7 1.4 .7 1.5 1.6 1.3 1.3 2.1
8 .2
.5 .1 .3

9 .1

.4


10 1.7 .9 1.2 2.3 1.6 3.2 1.1
11 .1
.3



12 .1


.3

13 .1


.5

14 1.1 .7 1.8 1.1 1.1 .4 1.4
15 2.1 2.7 2.0 .9 .8 4.3 3.9
16 .0


.2

18 .0


.2

20 1.0
.3 1.4 1.8 2.5 .4
25 .7 .7 .3
.7 1.4 2.1
30 6.1 2.0 2.0 5.8 9.2 8.6 12.6
None 62.5 66.9 64.1 60.0 64.4 60.6 57.7
Female 1 6.3 10.6 7.7 6.4 6.8 3.3 2.4
2 5.8 5.9 6.6 7.2 5.9 5.6 2.7
3 3.9 3.8 3.2 4.4 4.3 2.6 4.6
4 2.0 2.2 3.5 1.4 2.5 .9 1.4
5 3.4 3.9 3.9 3.5 3.5 2.4 2.9
6 .6
.9 .5 .7 1.5
7 2.3 3.1 2.4 2.3 2.2 1.8 2.0
8 .4
.4 .8 .2 1.1
10 2.1 .2 1.9 2.2 2.3 3.6 2.6
12 .2 .3

.2
.7
14 1.2 1.6 2.7 .6 .8 1.7 .5
15 2.4 .9 1.6 3.1 2.2 2.8 3.7
16 .0




.2
17 .1
.3

.2
20 .9 .3 1.1 .8 .9 1.9 .5
21 .6 .9 .7 .6 .2 1.0 .3
25 .3
.2 .2 .6 .4 .5
27 .0



.2
28 .0




.2
29 .0

.2


30 4.6 1.2 .8 3.4 5.8 10.6 8.8
None 62.6 65.3 61.9 62.5 60.7 58.4 66.0
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who answered that they had had days within the past 30 days when their physical or mental health was not good.

During the past 30 days, how many days did poor physical
or mental health keep you from doing your usual activities,
such as self-care, work, or recreation?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 4,187 461 882 931 865 456 592
1 281 53 78 63 52 15 20
2 253 31 55 72 47 25 23
3 173 19 40 41 37 15 21
4 91 7 24 19 23 7 11
5 135 17 35 29 27 12 15
6 24
5 5 9 4 1
7 83 10 20 19 17 8 9
8 13
4 4 3 2
9 1

1


10 85 3 14 21 19 15 13
11 1
1



12 8 1

3
4
13 1


1

14 48 6 16 9 8 5 4
15 95 8 15 21 19 15 17
16 2


1
1
17 3
2

1
18 1


1

20 41 1 7 10 11 9 3
21 14 1 3 4 1 3 2
25 18 1 2 2 4 3 6
27 1



1
28 1




1
29 1

1


30 223 7 14 39 56 46 61
Don't know/Not sure 44 3 5 5 7 7 17
None 2,541 293 542 566 515 263 362
Refused 5


4
1
Male Total 1,553 199 345 338 329 166 176
1 113 25 35 24 16 3 10
2 103 14 23 30 17 9 10
3 63 7 21 12 13 6 4
4 31 1 4 10 7 4 5
5 38 5 10 9 6 5 3
6 4


3
1
7 22 2 5 5 5 2 3
8 4
2 1 1

9 1

1


10 27 2 4 7 6 6 2
11 1
1



12 2


2

13 1


1

14 18 2 6 4 3 1 2
15 32 6 6 3 5 6 6
16 1


1

18 1


1

20 18
1 4 7 5 1
25 9 1 1
2 2 3
30 96 3 8 18 27 17 23
Don't know/Not sure 12 2 2 2 1 2 3
None 954 129 216 208 203 98 100
Refused 2


2

Female Total 2,634 262 537 593 536 290 416
1 168 28 43 39 36 12 10
2 150 17 32 42 30 16 13
3 110 12 19 29 24 9 17
4 60 6 20 9 16 3 6
5 97 12 25 20 21 7 12
6 20
5 5 6 4
7 61 8 15 14 12 6 6
8 9
2 3 2 2
10 58 1 10 14 13 9 11
12 6 1

1
4
14 30 4 10 5 5 4 2
15 63 2 9 18 14 9 11
16 1




1
17 3
2

1
20 23 1 6 6 4 4 2
21 14 1 3 4 1 3 2
25 9
1 2 2 1 3
27 1



1
28 1




1
29 1

1


30 127 4 6 21 29 29 38
Don't know/Not sure 32 1 3 3 6 5 14
None 1,587 164 326 358 312 165 262
Refused 3


2
1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who answered that they had had days within the past 30 days when their physical or mental health was not good.