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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

Which of these best describes your place of work's smoking policy for indoor public or common areas, such as lobbies, rest rooms, and lunch rooms?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Smoking is not allowed in any public areas 81.2 71.8 79.9 80.6 85.3 83.8 83.3
It is allowed in some public areas 18.1 27.0 19.1 18.9 14.2 15.8 11.2
It is allowed in all public areas .8 1.3 1.0 .5 .5 .4 5.6
Male Smoking is not allowed in any public areas 76.6 65.6 73.8 77.7 81.1 77.7 76.9
It is allowed in some public areas 22.5 33.4 24.5 21.6 18.5 21.9 15.4
It is allowed in all public areas .9 1.0 1.7 .7 .4 .4 7.7
Female Smoking is not allowed in any public areas 86.0 77.2 87.0 83.6 89.7 91.2 87.2
It is allowed in some public areas 13.4 21.3 12.8 16.2 9.6 8.4 8.5
It is allowed in all public areas .6 1.6 .2 .3 .7 .4 4.3
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are employed and who have an official work place policy that restricts smoking
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Which of these best describes your place of work's smoking policy for indoor public or common areas, such as lobbies, rest rooms, and lunch rooms?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 2563 214 568 758 685 293 45
Smoking is not allowed in any public areas 2112 164 450 628 585 246 39
It is allowed in some public areas 415 47 106 125 89 44 4
It is allowed in all public areas 21 3 6 3 5 2 2
Don't know/not sure 14
6 2 5 1
Refused 1


1

Male Total 1136 88 280 318 300 135 15
Smoking is not allowed in any public areas 877 64 204 251 243 103 12
It is allowed in some public areas 240 23 67 65 52 31 2
It is allowed in all public areas 12 1 5 2 2 1 1
Don't know/not sure 6
4
2

Refused 1


1

Female Total 1427 126 288 440 385 158 30
Smoking is not allowed in any public areas 1235 100 246 377 342 143 27
It is allowed in some public areas 175 24 39 60 37 13 2
It is allowed in all public areas 9 2 1 1 3 1 1
Don't know/not sure 8
2 2 3 1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are employed and who have an official work place policy that restricts smoking