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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

Has a doctor or other health care professional ever advised you to quit smoking?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 49.4 37.2 48.2 57.7 48.6 56.9 53.9
No 50.6 62.8 51.8 42.3 51.4 43.1 46.1
Male Yes 46.9 35.9 45.0 55.5 42.1 53.0 78.9
No 53.1 64.1 55.0 44.5 57.9 47.0 21.1
Female Yes 52.7 39.6 53.2 60.3 57.1 60.4 38.9
No 47.3 60.4 46.8 39.7 42.9 39.6 61.1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who currently smoke cigarettes and who were not advised
to quit smoking the last time they visited a health care professional
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Has a doctor or other health care professional ever advised you to quit smoking?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 581 91 128 154 108 60 40
Yes 283 35 58 84 54 32 20
No 288 55 68 67 53 25 20
Don't know/Not sure 10 1 2 3 1 3
Male Total 282 51 69 68 55 26 13
Yes 122 18 26 34 23 12 9
No 154 32 42 32 31 13 4
Don't know/Not sure 6 1 1 2 1 1
Female Total 299 40 59 86 53 34 27
Yes 161 17 32 50 31 20 11
No 134 23 26 35 22 12 16
Don't know/Not sure 4
1 1
2
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who currently smoke cigarettes and who were not advised
to quit smoking the last time they visited a health care professional