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Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS); 1997

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1997

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Which of the following statements best represents your opinion
on children's exposure to second hand smoke?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Not harmful .7 .1 .1 .1 .9 1.7 1.9
Harmful/no worry 5.4 2.8 3.7 3.8 8.0 7.4 6.9
Somewhat harmful 15.0 15.3 13.0 18.5 14.4 15.5 12.9
Very harmful 76.4 81.2 83.0 76.3 74.1 71.9 72.0
Don't know/Not sure 2.1
.1 .9 2.5 3.6 5.6
Refused .3 .7 .1 .5 .1
.6
Male Not harmful 1.0
.1
1.6 2.9 2.4
Harmful/no worry 7.2 4.4 3.2 4.7 11.7 11.9 8.9
Somewhat harmful 19.2 18.0 16.5 24.3 19.1 18.5 17.1
Very harmful 69.9 76.3 79.9 69.2 64.2 63.1 65.6
Don't know/Not sure 2.2
.2 1.2 3.5 3.6 5.1
Refused .5 1.3 .2 .7

.8
Female Not harmful .5 .2 .1 .1 .2 .5 1.5
Harmful/no worry 3.7 1.0 4.2 2.9 4.2 3.2 5.5
Somewhat harmful 11.1 12.4 9.5 13.0 9.8 12.6 9.9
Very harmful 82.5 86.4 86.2 83.2 84.1 80.2 76.6
Don't know/Not sure 2.1

.6 1.6 3.5 6.0
Refused .2

.3 .1
.4
Denominator is: All survey respondents

Which of the following statements best represents your opinion
on children's exposure to second hand smoke?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 3308 292 607 750 592 391 676
Not harmful 26 1 2 1 4 6 12
Harmful/no worry 173 10 15 31 43 28 46
Somewhat harmful 499 45 83 142 89 65 75
Very harmful 2528 234 505 567 443 279 500
Don't know/Not sure 71
1 6 12 13 39
Refused 11 2 1 3 1
4
Male Total 1399 153 273 327 241 170 235
Not harmful 14
1
3 4 6
Harmful/no worry 103 8 10 17 29 18 21
Somewhat harmful 278 28 47 83 50 34 36
Very harmful 966 115 213 221 152 109 156
Don't know/Not sure 31
1 4 7 5 14
Refused 7 2 1 2

2
Female Total 1909 139 334 423 351 221 441
Not harmful 12 1 1 1 1 2 6
Harmful/no worry 70 2 5 14 14 10 25
Somewhat harmful 221 17 36 59 39 31 39
Very harmful 1562 119 292 346 291 170 344
Don't know/Not sure 40

2 5 8 25
Refused 4

1 1
2
Denominator is: All survey respondents
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