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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 the following statements best describes
how you think the tobacco industry is being treated these days?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
People are too soft on the tobacco industry 38.5 41.8 37.0 36.6 37.7 40.2 40.2
People are treating the tobacco industry fairly, or 36.5 36.1 40.5 38.9 38.9 29.7 31.6
People are too hard on the tobacco industry? 24.9 22.2 22.5 24.5 23.4 30.1 28.1
Male People are too soft on the tobacco industry 35.5 46.7 35.6 31.3 33.7 33.1 37.5
People are treating the tobacco industry fairly, or 35.1 30.3 35.4 39.2 39.5 29.8 30.3
People are too hard on the tobacco industry? 29.4 23.0 29.0 29.5 26.8 37.2 32.3
Female People are too soft on the tobacco industry 41.4 37.0 38.5 41.8 41.6 47.0 42.3
People are treating the tobacco industry fairly, or 37.9 41.6 46.0 38.7 38.3 29.7 32.7
People are too hard on the tobacco industry? 20.7 21.4 15.5 19.5 20.1 23.3 25.1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.

Which of the following statements best describes
how you think the tobacco industry is being treated these days?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 7,703 696 1,436 1,605 1,561 1,048 1,357
System Missing 2,090 191 408 399 391 304 397
People are too soft on the tobacco industry 2,003 195 342 421 431 277 337
People are treating the tobacco industry fairly, or 1,867 171 387 447 400 204 258
People are too hard on the tobacco industry? 1,201 99 208 256 236 190 212
Don't know/Not sure 542 40 91 82 103 73 153
Male Total 3,092 307 630 641 646 403 465
System Missing 850 92 187 160 163 116 132
People are too soft on the tobacco industry 730 90 143 138 157 91 111
People are treating the tobacco industry fairly, or 725 64 148 185 164 77 87
People are too hard on the tobacco industry? 606 48 121 131 121 95 90
Don't know/Not sure 181 13 31 27 41 24 45
Female Total 4,611 389 806 964 915 645 892
System Missing 1,240 99 221 239 228 188 265
People are too soft on the tobacco industry 1,273 105 199 283 274 186 226
People are treating the tobacco industry fairly, or 1,142 107 239 262 236 127 171
People are too hard on the tobacco industry? 595 51 87 125 115 95 122
Don't know/Not sure 361 27 60 55 62 49 108
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.