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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 long guns, such as rifles or shotguns?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 82.0 87.7 80.4 84.4 85.3 83.9 71.4
No 18.0 12.3 19.6 15.6 14.7 16.1 28.6
Male Yes 84.5 91.4 77.8 91.4 86.5 83.6 77.0
No 15.5 8.6 22.2 8.6 13.5 16.4 23.0
Female Yes 78.5 83.3 84.9 74.5 84.0 84.4 63.2
No 21.5 16.7 15.1 25.5 16.0 15.6 36.8
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who keep firearms in their home
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Are any of the firearms long guns, such as rifles or shotguns?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 489 42 68 117 98 90 74
Yes 391 36 51 100 79 75 50
No 95 6 17 16 17 15 24
Don?t know/Not sure 3

1 2

Male Total 257 20 39 67 45 45 41
Yes 214 18 29 61 38 37 31
No 43 2 10 6 7 8 10
Female Total 232 22 29 50 53 45 33
Yes 177 18 22 39 41 38 19
No 52 4 7 10 10 7 14
Don?t know/Not sure 3

1 2

Denominator is:
All survey respondents who keep firearms in their home