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2001 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2001

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 41.8 20.9 48.9 48.1 52.7 40.0 30.8
Somewhat helpful 26.6 42.5 16.8 28.4 26.7 16.4 19.0
Not very helpful 10.1 17.0 9.4 7.8 7.9 9.3 9.5
Not helpful at all 21.4 19.6 24.8 15.8 12.7 34.3 40.7
Male Very helpful 38.7 20.6 50.0 44.4 54.0 34.9 17.6
Somewhat helpful 27.8 41.2 14.8 30.9 28.6 20.9 11.8
Not very helpful 7.6 12.7 1.9 7.4 3.2 14.0 5.9
Not helpful at all 25.9 25.5 33.3 17.3 14.3 30.2 64.7
Female Very helpful 44.9 21.5 47.8 51.4 51.7 44.3 41.7
Somewhat helpful 25.5 44.6 18.9 26.1 25.2 12.6 25.0
Not very helpful 12.7 24.0 17.0 8.1 11.5 5.4 12.5
Not helpful at all 17.0 9.9 16.4 14.4 11.5 37.7 20.8
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 458 65 82 114 97 67 33
Very helpful 187 14 37 53 48 26 9
Somewhat helpful 105 25 15 29 24 8 4
Not very helpful 43 10 9 8 7 6 3
Not helpful at all 96 14 19 15 14 21 13
Don?t know/Not sure 26 2 2 9 4 5 4
Refused 1



1
Male Total 212 39 32 57 42 28 14
Very helpful 78 9 15 24 19 9 2
Somewhat helpful 47 13 4 15 10 4 1
Not very helpful 15 5 1 3 2 3 1
Not helpful at all 54 12 10 9 7 8 8
Don?t know/Not sure 17
2 6 4 3 2
Refused 1



1
Female Total 246 26 50 57 55 39 19
Very helpful 109 5 22 29 29 17 7
Somewhat helpful 58 12 11 14 14 4 3
Not very helpful 28 5 8 5 5 3 2
Not helpful at all 42 2 9 6 7 13 5
Don?t know/Not sure 9 2
3
2 2
Denominator is:
All survey respondents smoke every day or on some days.