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2000 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2000

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Do you agree or disagree with the following statement:
Cigarette companies deliberately advertise and promote cigarettes
to encourage youth under 18 to smoke?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Strongly agree 45.7 33.7 38.4 44.3 51.6 52.2 52.8
Somewhat agree 19.9 26.7 20.8 18.5 18.8 16.0 20.2
Neither agree not disagree 2.9 1.7 2.4 2.4 3.0 4.4 4.0
Strongly disagree, or 14.6 16.9 17.2 14.7 13.2 13.4 12.6
Somewhat disagree? 16.8 21.0 21.3 20.2 13.4 13.9 10.5
Male Strongly agree 43.6 30.1 38.5 40.7 50.2 49.9 52.6
Somewhat agree 20.2 26.6 19.0 19.2 20.2 13.9 22.8
Neither agree not disagree 3.2 1.5 2.7 2.6 3.2 5.4 4.0
Strongly disagree, or 15.1 17.1 20.6 15.1 12.3 15.9 9.4
Somewhat disagree? 17.9 24.6 19.2 22.4 14.1 14.9 11.1
Female Strongly agree 47.7 37.4 38.2 47.8 53.0 54.3 52.9
Somewhat agree 19.7 26.9 22.7 17.7 17.4 18.0 18.3
Neither agree not disagree 2.7 1.8 2.0 2.2 2.8 3.4 3.9
Strongly disagree, or 14.1 16.6 13.4 14.3 14.1 11.2 14.9
Somewhat disagree? 15.8 17.3 23.7 18.0 12.7 13.1 10.0
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.

Do you agree or disagree with the following statement:
Cigarette companies deliberately advertise and promote cigarettes
to encourage youth under 18 to smoke?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 5,690 511 1,036 1,213 1,189 759 982
Strongly agree 2,497 178 373 526 595 366 459
Somewhat agree 1,045 131 215 219 204 115 161
Neither agree not disagree 154 8 25 28 30 29 34
Strongly disagree, or 712 72 147 160 140 93 100
Somewhat disagree? 903 107 229 227 154 91 95
Don't know/Not sure 332 11 45 45 56 56 119
Refused 47 4 2 8 10 9 14
Male Total 2,270 218 445 483 490 292 342
Strongly agree 930 66 154 190 231 134 155
Somewhat agree 435 58 90 88 96 39 64
Neither agree not disagree 64 1 13 11 14 14 11
Strongly disagree, or 306 33 77 69 56 42 29
Somewhat disagree? 401 53 95 105 71 38 39
Don't know/Not sure 113 4 16 15 18 22 38
Refused 21 3
5 4 3 6
Female Total 3,420 293 591 730 699 467 640
Strongly agree 1,567 112 219 336 364 232 304
Somewhat agree 610 73 125 131 108 76 97
Neither agree not disagree 90 7 12 17 16 15 23
Strongly disagree, or 406 39 70 91 84 51 71
Somewhat disagree? 502 54 134 122 83 53 56
Don't know/Not sure 219 7 29 30 38 34 81
Refused 26 1 2 3 6 6 8
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.