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2000 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2000

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
When was the last time a health care professional advised you to quit smoking?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Within the past year (1-12 months) 64.8 77.1 60.1 62.0 62.3 66.0 70.8
Within the past 3 years (1-3 years) 17.7 17.7 20.7 20.1 13.6 13.7 12.5
3 or more years ago 17.5 5.2 19.2 17.9 24.1 20.4 16.7
Male Within the past year (1-12 months) 62.9 74.7 54.5 63.8 55.3 76.9 75.0
Within the past 3 years (1-3 years) 17.6 18.1 24.7 15.5 13.6
25.0
3 or more years ago 19.5 7.2 20.8 20.7 31.1 23.1
Female Within the past year (1-12 months) 66.7 80.5 66.9 60.3 69.6 59.4 69.2
Within the past 3 years (1-3 years) 17.8 17.1 15.8 24.2 13.6 21.9 7.7
3 or more years ago 15.6 2.4 17.3 15.5 16.8 18.7 23.1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who currently smoke cigarettes and have ever been advised to quit smoking the last time they visited a health care professional.

When was the last time a health care professional advised you to quit smoking?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 320 39 69 90 71 29 22
Within the past year (1-12 months) 199 26 41 55 44 18 15
Within the past 3 years (1-3 years) 65 10 15 20 13 4 3
3 or more years ago 52 3 12 15 13 6 3
Don't know/Not sure 4
1
1 1 1
Male Total 128 17 29 35 33 8 6
Within the past year (1-12 months) 73 10 13 21 19 6 4
Within the past 3 years (1-3 years) 29 5 9 7 6
2
3 or more years ago 25 2 6 7 8 2
Don't know/Not sure 1
1



Female Total 192 22 40 55 38 21 16
Within the past year (1-12 months) 126 16 28 34 25 12 11
Within the past 3 years (1-3 years) 36 5 6 13 7 4 1
3 or more years ago 27 1 6 8 5 4 3
Don't know/Not sure 3


1 1 1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who currently smoke cigarettes and have ever been advised to quit smoking the last time they visited a health care professional.