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2000 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2000

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
During the last 30 days, have you carried a loaded firearm on your person, outside of the home for protection against people?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 5.2 2.8 6.7 7.2 5.0 7.5 1.4
No 94.8 97.2 93.3 92.8 95.0 92.5 98.6
Male Yes 6.9 3.5 8.9 10.8 4.9 10.4 2.4
No 93.1 96.5 91.1 89.2 95.1 89.6 97.6
Female Yes 3.1 1.7 4.2 3.3 5.0 3.1
No 96.9 98.3 95.8 96.7 95.0 96.9 100.0
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who keep firearms in their homes.

During the last 30 days, have you carried a loaded firearm on your person, outside of the home for protection against people?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 1,445 95 222 308 349 237 234
Yes 79 4 15 21 18 17 4
No 1,356 91 203 285 329 220 228
Refused 10
4 2 2
2
Male Total 708 47 106 136 183 116 120
Yes 51 2 10 14 8 13 4
No 652 45 93 122 174 103 115
Refused 5
3
1
1
Female Total 737 48 116 172 166 121 114
Yes 28 2 5 7 10 4
No 704 46 110 163 155 117 113
Refused 5
1 2 1
1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who keep firearms in their homes.