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2000 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2000

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
In your opinion, how easy is it for minors to buy cigarettes
and other tobacco products in your community?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Very easy 31.8 30.6 26.8 27.7 33.4 37.6 38.5
Somewhat easy 35.6 38.7 35.5 35.3 34.5 34.7 35.5
Somewhat difficult, or 23.6 22.1 26.2 26.9 24.5 20.6 17.7
Very difficult 9.0 8.5 11.5 10.0 7.6 7.1 8.2
Male Very easy 31.7 34.7 27.4 25.2 32.5 39.0 38.1
Somewhat easy 33.1 34.2 31.4 35.1 31.7 30.6 35.2
Somewhat difficult, or 26.0 22.7 29.0 29.4 28.3 22.7 18.7
Very difficult 9.2 8.4 12.2 10.3 7.5 7.6 7.9
Female Very easy 31.9 26.3 26.2 30.2 34.3 36.2 38.8
Somewhat easy 38.1 43.6 39.9 35.6 37.5 38.8 35.7
Somewhat difficult, or 21.1 21.4 23.1 24.5 20.6 18.4 17.0
Very difficult 8.8 8.7 10.7 9.7 7.6 6.7 8.5
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.

In your opinion, how easy is it for minors to buy cigarettes
and other tobacco products in your community?

(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
Very easy 1,520 150 244 292 345 227 262
Somewhat easy 1,710 186 344 381 359 205 235
Somewhat difficult, or 1,117 112 240 287 233 124 121
Very difficult 410 42 95 104 70 43 56
Don't know/Not sure 900 19 110 145 173 153 300
Refused 33 2 3 4 9 7 8
Male Total 2,270 218 445 483 490 292 342
Very easy 609 70 109 104 135 95 96
Somewhat easy 660 75 137 153 141 73 81
Somewhat difficult, or 506 47 117 127 114 53 48
Very difficult 167 17 40 41 30 19 20
Don't know/Not sure 315 8 41 56 66 50 94
Refused 13 1 1 2 4 2 3
Female Total 3,420 293 591 730 699 467 640
Very easy 911 80 135 188 210 132 166
Somewhat easy 1,050 111 207 228 218 132 154
Somewhat difficult, or 611 65 123 160 119 71 73
Very difficult 243 25 55 63 40 24 36
Don't know/Not sure 585 11 69 89 107 103 206
Refused 20 1 2 2 5 5 5
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.