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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

About how long has it been since you last smoked cigarettes regularly, that is, daily?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
W/in past month 1.6 4.4 6.8 2.4 1.2 .2
W/in past 3 months 2.6 13.7 2.9 3.6 1.8 1.5 1.9
W/in past 6 months 2.0 13.0 6.6 .8 1.8 1.6 .3
W/in last year 2.8 9.9 7.3 2.9 1.6 1.9 1.7
W/in last five years 17.5 58.9 29.5 21.8 14.8 14.2 9.9
W/in last fifteen years 24.7
36.5 31.1 23.5 26.0 19.4
15+ years ago 47.1
4.9 35.3 54.9 52.8 65.9
Never smoked regularly 1.6
5.5 2.2 .4 1.6 .8
Male W/in past month 1.6 7.6 9.1 .5 1.3 .4
W/in past 3 months 2.4 13.3 2.6 4.8 1.3 1.1 1.2
W/in past 6 months 1.7 9.5 4.6 .5 1.0 2.2 .6
W/in last year 2.0 6.7 7.2 1.6 2.0 1.1 .6
W/in last five years 17.5 62.9 30.6 31.3 14.0 12.7 6.2
W/in last fifteen years 22.5
28.7 26.5 22.3 25.4 19.3
15+ years ago 50.6
8.5 33.7 57.5 54.9 71.3
Never smoked regularly 1.8
8.8 1.1 .7 2.2 .6
Female W/in past month 1.5
4.4 4.1 1.1

W/in past 3 months 3.0 14.3 3.1 2.4 2.5 2.1 2.8
W/in past 6 months 2.5 17.9 8.7 1.0 2.9 .8
W/in last year 3.8 14.3 7.5 4.1 1.1 3.0 3.1
W/in last five years 17.6 53.6 28.3 12.8 15.9 16.3 14.5
W/in last fifteen years 27.4
44.5 35.6 25.3 26.9 19.5
15+ years ago 42.9
1.2 36.8 51.3 50.0 59.0
Never smoked regularly 1.4
2.2 3.2
.8 1.0
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who have smoked 100 cigarettes in their lifetime and currently don't smoke
Return to Question Page
About how long has it been since you last smoked cigarettes regularly, that is, daily?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 1467 44 160 262 326 288 387
W/in past month 22 2 8 7 4 1
W/in past 3 months 35 6 5 8 6 5 5
W/in past 6 months 34 6 11 3 7 5 2
W/in last year 47 5 13 9 7 6 7
W/in last five years 250 25 48 54 50 38 35
W/in last fifteen years 385
61 84 79 81 80
15+ years ago 670
7 90 172 146 255
Don't know/not sure 1



1
Never smoked regularly 23
7 7 1 5 3
Male Total 703 21 73 103 169 147 190
W/in past month 10 2 4 1 2 1
W/in past 3 months 18 3 3 4 3 2 3
W/in past 6 months 13 2 4 1 1 3 2
W/in last year 18 2 6 2 5 2 1
W/in last five years 116 12 22 30 25 19 8
W/in last fifteen years 170
23 30 37 42 38
15+ years ago 347
6 34 95 75 137
Never smoked regularly 11
5 1 1 3 1
Female Total 764 23 87 159 157 141 197
W/in past month 12
4 6 2

W/in past 3 months 17 3 2 4 3 3 2
W/in past 6 months 21 4 7 2 6 2
W/in last year 29 3 7 7 2 4 6
W/in last five years 134 13 26 24 25 19 27
W/in last fifteen years 215
38 54 42 39 42
15+ years ago 323
1 56 77 71 118
Don't know/not sure 1



1
Never smoked regularly 12
2 6
2 2
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who have smoked 100 cigarettes in their lifetime and currently don't smoke