Topics
A to Z
Data &
 Statistics
Forms &
Publications
News &
Advisories
Licensing &
Certification
Rules &
Regulations
Public Health
Directory
Print this Article   Bookmark and Share
2000 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2000

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
If you were trying to quit smoking, how helpful do you think it would be
to have assistance such as a nicotine patch or nicotine gum or a smoking cessation program?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Very helpful 37.2 18.0 41.5 46.4 42.5 31.4 31.0
Somewhat helpful 30.9 42.7 28.2 27.3 28.0 34.0 25.8
Not very helpful 11.0 13.5 11.7 11.8 5.5 16.5 4.2
Not helpful at all 21.0 25.8 18.6 14.4 24.0 18.0 39.0
Male Very helpful 33.2 12.7 41.0 41.7 41.8 19.4 28.6
Somewhat helpful 31.1 39.6 26.3 29.3 27.2 37.9 28.6
Not very helpful 14.2 16.2 12.4 16.6 7.5 21.8 7.1
Not helpful at all 21.5 31.5 20.2 12.4 23.4 21.0 35.7
Female Very helpful 41.4 24.8 42.0 50.9 43.2 48.1 31.7
Somewhat helpful 30.7 46.6 30.6 25.4 29.0 28.7 25.0
Not very helpful 7.6 10.1 10.8 7.4 3.1 9.3 3.3
Not helpful at all 20.4 18.5 16.6 16.3 24.7 14.0 40.0
Denominator is:
All survey respondents smoke every day or on some days.

If you were trying to quit smoking, how helpful do you think it would be
to have assistance such as a nicotine patch or nicotine gum or a smoking cessation program?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 829 117 175 217 169 88 63
Very helpful 289 24 67 92 64 26 16
Somewhat helpful 225 44 47 55 42 24 13
Not very helpful 84 16 21 23 9 12 3
Not helpful at all 159 28 29 32 37 15 18
Don?t know/Not sure 63 4 10 14 15 10 10
Refused 9 1 1 1 2 1 3
Male Total 356 54 81 82 86 39 14
Very helpful 103 8 27 29 29 7 3
Somewhat helpful 96 17 22 23 19 13 2
Not very helpful 47 9 11 12 6 8 1
Not helpful at all 74 16 14 11 21 8 4
Don?t know/Not sure 30 3 6 6 9 3 3
Refused 6 1 1 1 2
1
Female Total 473 63 94 135 83 49 49
Very helpful 186 16 40 63 35 19 13
Somewhat helpful 129 27 25 32 23 11 11
Not very helpful 37 7 10 11 3 4 2
Not helpful at all 85 12 15 21 16 7 14
Don?t know/Not sure 33 1 4 8 6 7 7
Refused 3



1 2
Denominator is:
All survey respondents smoke every day or on some days.