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Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS); 1998

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1998

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies

When was the last time a health care professional advised you to quit smoking?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Within the past year 64.7 67.7 68.3 60.3 65.4 58.4 68.8
Within the past 3 years 19.4 27.7 15.2 20.3 21.8 15.8 12.8
3 or more years ago 16.0 4.6 16.5 19.4 12.8 25.8 18.4
Male Within the past year 62.0 64.8 71.9 56.9 57.1 56.5 65.3
Within the past 3 years 18.9 30.6 11.7 17.2 22.3 18.0 16.3
3 or more years ago 19.1 4.6 16.4 25.9 20.6 25.5 18.4
Female Within the past year 67.1 70.9 64.9 63.7 72.1 60.2 71.4
Within the past 3 years 19.8 24.5 18.5 23.4 21.4 13.7 10.1
3 or more years ago 13.1 4.5 16.7 12.8 6.5 26.1 18.5
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who currently smoke cigarettes and have ever been advised to quit smoking the last time they visited a health care professional
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When was the last time a health care professional advised you to quit smoking?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 910 99 194 242 190 95 90
Within the past year 576 66 124 147 123 56 60
Within the past 3 years 174 24 32 52 39 15 12
3 or more years ago 142 6 33 41 26 21 15
Don't know/Not sure 18 3 5 2 2 3 3
Male Total 366 44 78 93 77 42 32
Within the past year 219 28 47 56 44 24 20
Within the past 3 years 69 12 12 16 15 8 6
3 or more years ago 69 3 16 20 17 8 5
Don't know/Not sure 9 1 3 1 1 2 1
Female Total 544 55 116 149 113 53 58
Within the past year 357 38 77 91 79 32 40
Within the past 3 years 105 12 20 36 24 7 6
3 or more years ago 73 3 17 21 9 13 10
Don't know/Not sure 9 2 2 1 1 1 2
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who currently smoke cigarettes and have ever been advised to quit smoking the last time they visited a health care professional