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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 the following statements best describes how you think the tobacco
industry is being treated these days?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
People are too soft on the tobacco industry 47.3 43.5 43.2 44.2 50.1 49.4 53.5
People are treating the tobacco industry fairly, or 32.6 36.8 39.5 34.5 30.6 29.4 24.6
People are too hard on the tobacco industry? 20.1 19.7 17.3 21.3 19.3 21.3 21.9
Male People are too soft on the tobacco industry 43.8 40.2 37.5 39.1 49.4 47.2 51.7
People are treating the tobacco industry fairly, or 32.5 34.7 40.7 35.3 29.7 28.0 23.3
People are too hard on the tobacco industry? 23.8 25.2 21.9 25.6 20.8 24.8 25.1
Female People are too soft on the tobacco industry 50.7 47.2 49.3 49.3 50.8 51.4 54.9
People are treating the tobacco industry fairly, or 32.7 39.1 38.3 33.7 31.5 30.7 25.6
People are too hard on the tobacco industry? 16.6 13.7 12.5 17.0 17.7 17.9 19.5
Denominator is:
All survey respondents
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Which of the following statements best describes how you think the tobacco
industry is being treated these days?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 5403 506 1006 1218 1049 690 934
People are too soft on the tobacco industry 2331 207 391 507 489 312 425
People are treating the tobacco industry fairly, or 1625 183 365 395 297 183 202
People are too hard on the tobacco industry? 958 88 158 222 186 132 172
Don't know/not sure 458 28 86 91 72 54 127
Refused 31
6 3 5 9 8
Male Total 2269 227 466 493 455 296 332
People are too soft on the tobacco industry 900 84 166 174 203 126 147
People are treating the tobacco industry fairly, or 697 81 172 168 130 76 70
People are too hard on the tobacco industry? 497 53 95 118 88 69 74
Don't know/not sure 160 9 31 31 30 21 38
Refused 15
2 2 4 4 3
Female Total 3134 279 540 725 594 394 602
People are too soft on the tobacco industry 1431 123 225 333 286 186 278
People are treating the tobacco industry fairly, or 928 102 193 227 167 107 132
People are too hard on the tobacco industry? 461 35 63 104 98 63 98
Don't know/not sure 298 19 55 60 42 33 89
Refused 16
4 1 1 5 5
Denominator is:
All survey respondents