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Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS); 1996

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1996

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Some people use condoms to keep from getting infected with HIV through sexual activity. How effective do you think a properly used condom is for this purpose?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Very 37.8 40.7 41.4 37.4 38.1 30.3
Somewhat 50.3 53.1 49.9 50.3 49.3 50.2
Not at all 4.5 3.9 3.4 5.4 4.8 4.6
Don't know 6.7 1.9 5.3 5.6 7.1 14.1
Don't know method .3 .4
.4 .2 .6
Refused .4

.9 .5 .3
Male Very 42.3 44.9 45.9 41.8 40.8 38.2
Somewhat 45.3 51.7 41.9 45.2 45.8 44.9
Not at all 3.6 1.7 4.5 4.4 3.4 2.2
Don't know 7.9 1.7 7.7 6.8 9.2 14.0
Don't know method .2

.3
.7
Refused .6

1.4 .8

Female Very 34.3 37.1 38.1 34.2 35.6 24.6
Somewhat 54.1 54.3 55.7 54.0 52.5 53.9
Not at all 5.3 5.7 2.6 6.2 6.0 6.3
Don't know 5.7 2.1 3.6 4.7 5.3 14.1
Don't know method .4 .7
.5 .4 .5
Refused .3

.5 .4 .5
Denominator is: All survey respondents less than 65 years old



Some people use condoms to keep from getting infected with HIV through sexual activity. How effective do you think a properly used condom is for this purpose?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 2358 258 529 698 546 327
Very 892 105 219 261 208 99
Somewhat 1185 137 264 351 269 164
Not at all 107 10 18 38 26 15
Don't know 157 5 28 39 39 46
Don't know method 7 1
3 1 2
Refused 10

6 3 1
Male Total 1032 118 222 294 262 136
Very 437 53 102 123 107 52
Somewhat 468 61 93 133 120 61
Not at all 37 2 10 13 9 3
Don't know 82 2 17 20 24 19
Don't know method 2

1
1
Refused 6

4 2

Female Total 1326 140 307 404 284 191
Very 455 52 117 138 101 47
Somewhat 717 76 171 218 149 103
Not at all 70 8 8 25 17 12
Don't know 75 3 11 19 15 27
Don't know method 5 1
2 1 1
Refused 4

2 1 1
Denominator is: All survey respondents less than 65 years old
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