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

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 47.6 32.4 46.0 47.6 54.3 65.6 52.7
No 51.4 67.6 54.0 48.1 45.7 34.4 47.3
Don't know/Not sure 1.0

4.3


Male Yes 39.8 20.9 26.7 47.2 59.7 70.7 50.0
No 59.4 79.1 73.3 49.9 40.3 29.3 50.0
Don't know/Not sure .8

2.9


Female Yes 57.1 64.9 65.7 48.4 49.3 62.6 54.2
No 41.6 35.1 34.3 44.9 50.7 37.4 45.8
Don't know/Not sure 1.3

6.7


Denominator is: All survey respondents who currently smoke cigarettes and who were not advised to quit smoking
the last time they visited a health care professional

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

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 341 48 85 82 59 38 29
Yes 170 20 40 37 32 26 15
No 168 28 45 42 27 12 14
Don't know/Not sure 3

3


Male Total 166 34 43 44 24 12 9
Yes 71 12 13 19 13 9 5
No 94 22 30 24 11 3 4
Don't know/Not sure 1

1


Female Total 175 14 42 38 35 26 20
Yes 99 8 27 18 19 17 10
No 74 6 15 18 16 9 10
Don't know/Not sure 2

2


Denominator is: All survey respondents who currently smoke cigarettes and who were not advised to quit smoking
the last time they visited a health care professional
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