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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
Has a doctor or other health professional advised you to stop smoking?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 58.0 45.8 55.7 58.7 56.7 73.6 60.3
No 41.4 54.2 43.6 40.2 42.7 26.4 39.7
Don't know/Not sure .6
.7 1.1 .7

Male Yes 51.1 37.1 50.8 43.4 51.3 78.6 63.0
No 48.2 62.9 49.2 55.3 47.4 21.4 37.0
Don't know/Not sure .7

1.3 1.3

Female Yes 63.5 54.1 59.7 69.0 62.2 70.5 58.3
No 36.0 45.9 39.0 30.1 37.8 29.5 41.7
Don't know/Not sure .5
1.3 .9


Denominator is: All survey respondents who have smoked 100 cigarettes in their life and now smoke every day or some days



Has a doctor or other health professional advised you to stop smoking?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 686 72 140 189 150 72 63
Yes 398 33 78 111 85 53 38
No 284 39 61 76 64 19 25
Don't know/Not sure 4
1 2 1

Male Total 305 35 63 76 76 28 27
Yes 156 13 32 33 39 22 17
No 147 22 31 42 36 6 10
Don't know/Not sure 2

1 1

Female Total 381 37 77 113 74 44 36
Yes 242 20 46 78 46 31 21
No 137 17 30 34 28 13 15
Don't know/Not sure 2
1 1


Denominator is: All survey respondents who have smoked 100 cigarettes in their life and now smoke every day or some days
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