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2000 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2000

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Which of these best describes your place of work's smoking policy
for indoor public or common areas, such as lobbies, rest rooms, and lunch rooms?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Smoking is not allowed in any public areas 82.6 79.6 78.6 81.3 85.4 87.6 89.1
It is allowed in some public areas 16.5 20.4 20.4 18.1 13.9 10.0 9.4
It is allowed in all public areas .9
1.0 .7 .7 2.4 1.4
Male Smoking is not allowed in any public areas 78.0 72.2 74.7 75.6 81.8 84.1 85.7
It is allowed in some public areas 20.9 27.8 24.8 24.2 16.9 11.5 11.9
It is allowed in all public areas 1.1
.5 .2 1.3 4.5 2.4
Female Smoking is not allowed in any public areas 88.0 88.9 83.4 87.9 89.4 91.6 94.3
It is allowed in some public areas 11.3 11.1 15.0 10.9 10.6 8.4 5.7
It is allowed in all public areas .7
1.6 1.2


Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are employed and whose workplace has an official policy that restricts smoking.

Which of these best describes your place of work's smoking policy
for indoor public or common areas, such as lobbies, rest rooms, and lunch rooms?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 1,896 121 421 540 550 216 48
Smoking is not allowed in any public areas 1,583 97 334 444 479 189 40
It is allowed in some public areas 276 24 79 85 64 19 5
It is allowed in all public areas 18
5 4 4 4 1
Don't know/Not sure 17
3 7 3 3 1
Refused 2



1 1
Male Total 866 58 199 240 254 92 23
Smoking is not allowed in any public areas 690 42 152 189 213 75 19
It is allowed in some public areas 157 16 45 48 35 10 3
It is allowed in all public areas 11
1 1 4 4 1
Don't know/Not sure 7
1 2 2 2
Refused 1



1
Female Total 1,030 63 222 300 296 124 25
Smoking is not allowed in any public areas 893 55 182 255 266 114 21
It is allowed in some public areas 119 8 34 37 29 9 2
It is allowed in all public areas 7
4 3


Don't know/Not sure 10
2 5 1 1 1
Refused 1




1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are employed and whose workplace has an official policy that restricts smoking.