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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

How important is it that communities keep stores from selling tobacco products
to minors?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Very important 87.4 78.4 89.4 89.2 86.9 82.0 92.7
Somewhat important 10.1 16.6 8.9 8.9 10.1 14.5 5.9
Not very important 1.4 2.9 .9 1.3 1.9 .8 1.1
Not important at all 1.1 2.1 .9 .7 1.0 2.7 .3
Male Very important 82.6 73.1 85.1 88.1 80.3 76.4 87.3
Somewhat important 13.3 19.2 11.8 9.5 14.6 19.6 9.3
Not very important 2.6 5.5 1.4 1.3 3.8 1.6 2.7
Not important at all 1.5 2.2 1.7 1.1 1.4 2.4 .7
Female Very important 91.9 84.4 93.7 90.1 93.8 87.8 96.4
Somewhat important 7.1 13.7 5.9 8.3 5.5 9.1 3.6
Not very important .4
.3 1.3


Not important at all .7 1.9
.3 .7 3.0
Denominator is:
All survey respondents

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How important is it that communities keep stores from selling tobacco products
to minors?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 1516 152 287 364 284 173 256
Very important 1305 115 254 316 247 142 231
Somewhat important 161 29 28 36 29 23 16
Not very important 20 4 2 7 4 1 2
Not important at all 17 4 2 3 3 4 1
Don't know/not sure 10
1 2 1 3 3
Refused 3




3
Male Total 643 74 126 155 121 75 92
Very important 519 51 106 133 96 56 77
Somewhat important 90 17 16 15 19 14 9
Not very important 15 4 1 3 4 1 2
Not important at all 11 2 2 2 2 2 1
Don't know/not sure 7
1 2
2 2
Refused 1




1
Female Total 873 78 161 209 163 98 164
Very important 786 64 148 183 151 86 154
Somewhat important 71 12 12 21 10 9 7
Not very important 5
1 4


Not important at all 6 2
1 1 2
Don't know/not sure 3


1 1 1
Refused 2




2
Denominator is:
All survey respondents