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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

Are any of the firearms handguns, such as pistols or revolvers?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 61.7 67.8 56.1 58.0 59.1 73.4 60.2
No 38.3 32.2 43.9 42.0 40.9 26.6 39.8
Male Yes 64.8 67.4 62.1 63.9 55.5 74.6 67.9
No 35.2 32.6 37.9 36.1 44.5 25.4 32.1
Female Yes 58.0 68.2 48.2 51.1 63.8 72.0 51.6
No 42.0 31.8 51.8 48.9 36.2 28.0 48.4
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who keep firearms in their home
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Are any of the firearms handguns, such as pistols or revolvers?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 802 64 122 205 162 126 123
Yes 479 41 68 114 95 89 72
No 313 22 54 88 64 36 49
Don?t know/Not sure 7 1
2 2 1 1
Refused 3

1 1
1
Male Total 403 33 67 103 79 61 60
Yes 254 20 39 66 44 45 40
No 146 13 28 36 34 16 19
Refused 3

1 1
1
Female Total 399 31 55 102 83 65 63
Yes 225 21 29 48 51 44 32
No 167 9 26 52 30 20 30
Don?t know/Not sure 7 1
2 2 1 1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who keep firearms in their home