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2000 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2000

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Has a doctor or other health care professional ever advised you to quit smoking?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 51.9 31.7 59.0 52.1 58.9 49.2 62.9
No 48.1 68.3 41.0 47.9 41.1 50.8 37.1
Male Yes 43.9 28.1 50.0 58.1 42.9 33.3 33.3
No 56.1 71.9 50.0 41.9 57.1 66.7 66.7
Female Yes 61.5 41.2 71.6 47.3 77.4 62.5 100.0
No 38.5 58.8 28.4 52.7 22.6 37.5
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who currently smoke cigarettes and who were not advised to quit smoking the last time they visited a health care professional.

Has a doctor or other health care professional ever advised you to quit smoking?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 180 27 46 51 30 16 10
Yes 93 10 25 25 19 7 7
No 82 16 20 26 11 8 1
Don't know/Not sure 5 1 1

1 2
Male Total 80 15 23 17 14 6 5
Yes 37 5 10 11 7 2 2
No 38 9 12 6 7 3 1
Don't know/Not sure 5 1 1

1 2
Female Total 100 12 23 34 16 10 5
Yes 56 5 15 14 12 5 5
No 44 7 8 20 4 5
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who currently smoke cigarettes and who were not advised to quit smoking the last time they visited a health care professional.