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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
At what age did you start smoking?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
6 .3



1.4 .4
7 .2


1.0

8 .2


.3 .8
9 .3 .4
.6 .7 .1
10 2.8 5.9 2.6 3.8 1.9 .9 2.7
11 1.2 1.5 1.7 .3 1.8 1.5 .8
12 4.8 4.6 6.3 7.4 4.0 3.0 3.2
13 5.4 12.1 2.5 7.2 5.3 6.0 2.1
14 7.4 8.4 5.4 8.8 8.8 8.1 5.2
15 12.5 13.6 20.1 13.2 11.0 9.3 9.4
16 14.0 19.4 17.8 16.8 11.1 13.4 9.5
17 9.5 14.6 10.7 7.4 6.3 9.2 12.0
18 12.6 9.2 11.1 11.1 16.0 11.8 13.8
19 5.6 2.2 3.9 6.6 5.5 7.8 6.0
20 6.6 6.1 3.2 4.3 7.7 9.2 8.8
21 4.9 1.5 6.3 3.3 6.0 6.1 5.4
22 2.7 .4 2.8 2.1 4.2 2.3 3.2
23 .9
1.2 1.0 .3 .9 1.6
24 1.0
.2 1.1 1.2 1.8 1.3
25 2.0
2.3 1.8 2.3 .6 3.4
26 .6

.5 .3 .9 1.3
27 .3
.5 .3
.2 .5
28 .3
.4

1.2 .2
29 .1


.6

30 1.0
1.0 .8 1.3 .8 1.8
31 .2

.3 .2 .9
32 .1


.2
.2
33 .1

.3


34 .3




1.5
35 .4

.5 .6
.8
36 .1

.3 .1

38 .1


.2
.2
40 .2


.2
.6
44 .1


.3

48 .1




.4
50 .1


.3

60 .0




.2
68 .0




.2
76+ year .0




.1
Don't know 1.2
.1 .3 .6 1.8 3.3
Male 6 .5



2.5 .8
8 .2



1.5
9 .4

.5 1.2 .1
10 3.2 1.3 1.5 6.2 2.1 1.7 4.1
11 1.5 2.7 2.0
1.9 2.4 1.0
12 5.1 3.4 5.9 6.6 4.8 3.4 5.0
13 5.6 4.4 2.0 8.2 8.7 5.8 2.3
14 8.5 9.1 7.1 9.5 10.1 7.7 7.2
15 12.3 13.0 20.1 11.7 11.2 8.2 11.5
16 13.7 27.3 14.3 14.5 12.8 11.6 9.4
17 9.0 13.2 16.1 5.2 4.6 9.8 10.4
18 12.5 9.5 9.7 11.5 16.4 12.8 12.3
19 5.5 4.1 3.7 8.3 5.2 6.6 4.1
20 7.2 9.8 2.8 3.9 9.0 10.5 8.2
21 5.1 1.4 5.3 3.6 5.0 7.0 6.7
22 2.7 .7 3.0 3.3 3.5 1.4 3.0
23 .5
.5 .8

1.2
24 1.1

1.0 .8 3.0 1.5
25 2.1
3.7 1.9 .8 .7 4.6
26 .3

.5

1.1
27 .2
1.0 .2

.3
29 .1


.3

30 .6
1.0 .5 .8
.9
31 .1

.5


35 .2

.8


36 .1

.5


68 .1




.4
Don't know 1.5

.4 .7 3.0 4.0
Female 7 .4


2.2

8 .1


.7

9 .2 .9
.8


10 2.3 11.3 3.6 .9 1.5
.8
11 .8
1.3 .6 1.5 .5 .7
12 4.5 6.0 6.7 8.3 3.0 2.6 .7
13 5.1 21.1 3.0 6.0 .8 6.2 1.9
14 6.1 7.7 3.7 7.9 7.0 8.6 2.7
15 12.7 14.3 20.1 15.1 10.7 10.6 6.6
16 14.4 10.3 21.2 19.5 8.9 15.6 9.7
17 10.1 16.2 5.4 9.9 8.5 8.3 14.1
18 12.7 8.9 12.5 10.7 15.4 10.5 15.7
19 5.8
4.0 4.7 6.0 9.2 8.4
20 5.9 1.7 3.5 4.8 6.0 7.5 9.6
21 4.8 1.7 7.3 2.9 7.2 4.9 3.8
22 2.7
2.5 .6 5.1 3.5 3.4
23 1.4
1.9 1.1 .6 2.1 2.1
24 .9
.4 1.2 1.7 .3 .9
25 1.8
.9 1.8 4.2 .5 1.9
26 .9

.6 .7 2.0 1.6
27 .3

.3
.5 .7
28 .6
.8

2.5 .5
29 .2


1.1

30 1.6
.9 1.2 1.9 1.7 3.0
31 .4


.4 2.0
32 .2


.6
.4
33 .1

.6


34 .7




3.4
35 .6


1.4
1.7
36 .0


.2

38 .2


.4
.4
40 .4


.4
1.5
44 .1


.7

48 .2




.8
50 .1


.7

60 .1




.4
76+ year .1




.3
Don't know .7
.2 .3 .6 .3 2.4
Denominator is: All survey respondents who currently smoke or have smoked cigarettes

At what age did you start smoking?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 1676 121 246 367 334 253 355
6 4



3 1
7 2


2

8 3


1 2
9 7 1
3 2 1
10 43 7 8 11 7 2 8
11 22 1 4 2 5 5 5
12 75 8 14 22 11 9 11
13 83 12 11 23 14 15 8
14 126 11 17 33 27 23 15
15 197 16 42 51 35 21 32
16 222 20 33 56 39 36 38
17 153 17 25 30 23 19 39
18 227 16 30 44 58 28 51
19 102 3 14 22 18 23 22
20 109 6 11 16 23 19 34
21 90 2 14 16 21 17 20
22 45 1 7 8 10 8 11
23 18
4 4 1 3 6
24 19
1 4 5 4 5
25 34
6 7 9 2 10
26 10

2 1 2 5
27 6
1 2
1 2
28 5
1

3 1
29 3


3

30 24
2 4 6 2 10
31 3

1 1 1
32 3


2
1
33 1

1


34 1




1
35 7

2 2
3
36 2

1 1

38 2


1
1
40 3


1
2
44 1


1

48 1




1
50 1


1

60 1




1
68 1




1
76+ year 1




1
Don't know 19
1 2 3 4 9
Male Total 800 68 112 174 158 120 168
6 4



3 1
8 2



2
9 4

1 2 1
10 26 2 3 10 3 2 6
11 13 1 2
3 4 3
12 41 4 6 10 8 4 9
13 40 3 5 10 11 7 4
14 67 6 10 16 15 10 10
15 96 11 17 21 19 10 18
16 108 13 17 23 22 15 18
17 68 8 15 10 8 12 15
18 106 10 11 21 28 14 22
19 47 3 6 12 8 9 9
20 52 5 4 8 12 9 14
21 46 1 6 10 8 9 12
22 22 1 3 7 4 2 5
23 5
1 2

2
24 8

2 1 3 2
25 16
4 3 2 1 6
26 3

1

2
27 3
1 1

1
29 1


1

30 6
1 1 2
2
31 1

1


35 2

2


36 1

1


68 1




1
Don't know 11

1 1 3 6
Female Total 876 53 134 193 176 133 187
7 2


2

8 1


1

9 3 1
2


10 17 5 5 1 4
2
11 9
2 2 2 1 2
12 34 4 8 12 3 5 2
13 43 9 6 13 3 8 4
14 59 5 7 17 12 13 5
15 101 5 25 30 16 11 14
16 114 7 16 33 17 21 20
17 85 9 10 20 15 7 24
18 121 6 19 23 30 14 29
19 55
8 10 10 14 13
20 57 1 7 8 11 10 20
21 44 1 8 6 13 8 8
22 23
4 1 6 6 6
23 13
3 2 1 3 4
24 11
1 2 4 1 3
25 18
2 4 7 1 4
26 7

1 1 2 3
27 3

1
1 1
28 5
1

3 1
29 2


2

30 18
1 3 4 2 8
31 2


1 1
32 3


2
1
33 1

1


34 1




1
35 5


2
3
36 1


1

38 2


1
1
40 3


1
2
44 1


1

48 1




1
50 1


1

60 1




1
76+ year 1




1
Don't know 8
1 1 2 1 3
Denominator is: All survey respondents who currently smoke or have smoked cigarettes
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