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Oregon BRFSS Data

Selected Topics by County 2004-2007

Oregon Adults With Limitations That Require Them to Use Special Equipment (e.g., a Cane, a Wheelchair, a Special Bed or a Special Telephone), 2004-2007 (Age-adjusted)
Source: Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
      95% Confidence  
Adults PERCENT   Interval Small Number Interviews
18 years & older weighted % S.S.* L. limit % U. limit % # unweighted N unweighted N
STATEWIDE 7.2   6.9 7.5   3630 36704
BAKER 6.3   3.5 11.1   26 297
BENTON 6.4   4.8 8.6   79 952
CLACKAMAS 7.0   6.1 8.1   340 3445
CLATSOP 10.8 s+ 7.7 15.1   67 502
COLUMBIA 8.1   5.5 11.6   59 550
COOS 9.0   7.0 11.5   115 821
CROOK 6.5   3.8 11.2   29 235
CURRY 7.9   5.4 11.5   43 322
DESCHUTES 5.5 s- 4.4 6.8   115 1484
DOUGLAS 9.7 s+ 7.7 12.1   160 1288
GILLIAM/WHEELER **   ** **   7 58
GRANT 6.0   3.1 11.1   15 128
HARNEY 18.4 s+ 7.3 39.4   14 99
HOOD RIVER 3.0 s- 1.7 5.3   15 204
JACKSON 6.6   5.5 7.9   209 2095
JEFFERSON 5.7   3.7 8.7   24 239
JOSEPHINE 10.8   6.8 16.7   120 960
KLAMATH 8.6   6.6 11.2   90 790
LAKE **   ** **   8 132
LANE 7.8   6.7 8.9   375 3672
LINCOLN 9.3   6.5 13.0   68 568
LINN 7.2   5.8 9.0   114 1182
MALHEUR 7.1   4.2 11.7   34 343
MARION 7.4   6.4 8.6   286 2565
MORROW **   ** **   11 105
MULTNOMAH 7.4   6.7 8.1   574 6088
POLK 7.0   4.8 10.1   75 730
TILLAMOOK 6.6   4.1 10.4   28 320
UMATILLA 6.8   5.3 8.8   77 770
UNION 4.6 s- 2.9 7.1   28 337
WALLOWA 5.8   3.3 10.2   15 139
WASCO/SHERMAN 7.8   4.8 12.4   39 334
WASHINGTON 5.5 s- 4.7 6.3   281 4080
YAMHILL 7.4   5.6 9.8   90 870
* S.S. = Statistical Significance: s+ indicates that the county estimate is greater than the statewide rate; s-, less than the statewide rate; a blank, not different from the statewide rate.
** % based on less than 50 respondents total or fewer than 12 in any one of the three age groups may not accurately reflect behavior of the entire county.
NOTE: Age adjustment is based on three age groups: 18-34; 35-54; and 55+, per U.S. Standard Million Population.