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2000 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2000

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Are any of the firearms long guns, such as rifles or shotguns?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 88.4 92.5 87.8 87.0 91.1 87.9 85.5
No 11.6 7.5 12.2 13.0 8.9 12.1 14.5
Male Yes 90.3 95.3 93.2 88.8 93.2 86.7 87.0
No 9.7 4.7 6.8 11.2 6.8 13.3 13.0
Female Yes 85.8 88.2 81.3 85.1 88.1 89.5 83.3
No 14.2 11.8 18.7 14.9 11.9 10.5 16.7
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who keep firearms in their homes, one of which is not a handgun.

Are any of the firearms long guns, such as rifles or shotguns?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 1,446 95 222 308 349 238 234
Yes 1,235 83 182 262 308 211 189
No 186 10 33 42 38 24 39
Don?t know/Not sure 13 1 4 2 1 2 3
Refused 12 1 3 2 2 1 3
Male Total 708 47 106 136 183 116 120
Yes 633 43 95 120 167 105 103
No 70 3 9 16 14 11 17
Refused 5 1 2
2

Female Total 738 48 116 172 166 122 114
Yes 602 40 87 142 141 106 86
No 116 7 24 26 24 13 22
Don?t know/Not sure 13 1 4 2 1 2 3
Refused 7
1 2
1 3
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who keep firearms in their homes, one of which is not a handgun.