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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

In your opinion, how easy is it for minors to buy cigarettes and other tobacco
products in your community?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Very easy 46.3 41.9 38.0 43.2 48.1 53.4 57.1
Somewhat easy 33.8 33.8 38.2 35.7 31.3 34.0 28.9
Somewhat difficult 14.9 17.0 18.7 15.9 15.4 9.9 10.3
Very difficult 5.0 7.3 5.1 5.2 5.2 2.8 3.8
Male Very easy 43.6 42.8 35.2 39.8 44.7 51.9 54.0
Somewhat easy 35.1 33.5 39.7 36.4 33.3 35.6 30.5
Somewhat difficult 17.0 16.8 21.1 18.4 17.5 11.6 12.6
Very difficult 4.3 6.9 4.0 5.3 4.5 1.0 2.9
Female Very easy 49.0 40.8 41.1 46.5 51.7 54.8 59.6
Somewhat easy 32.5 34.2 36.5 35.0 29.2 32.4 27.5
Somewhat difficult 12.9 17.3 16.1 13.4 13.2 8.2 8.4
Very difficult 5.6 7.7 6.3 5.1 6.0 4.5 4.5
Denominator is:
All survey respondents
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In your opinion, how easy is it for minors to buy cigarettes and other tobacco
products in your community?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 5403 506 1006 1218 1049 690 934
Very easy 2176 203 357 478 439 311 388
Somewhat easy 1558 174 346 380 286 186 186
Somewhat difficult 677 81 169 175 134 57 61
Very difficult 230 33 49 56 46 20 26
Don't know/not sure 758 15 85 129 144 115 270
Refused 4



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Male Total 2269 227 466 493 455 296 332
Very easy 870 90 156 179 175 133 137
Somewhat easy 691 79 165 157 132 82 76
Somewhat difficult 352 36 95 89 70 31 31
Very difficult 81 13 20 18 18 4 8
Don't know/not sure 273 9 30 50 60 46 78
Refused 2




2
Female Total 3134 279 540 725 594 394 602
Very easy 1306 113 201 299 264 178 251
Somewhat easy 867 95 181 223 154 104 110
Somewhat difficult 325 45 74 86 64 26 30
Very difficult 149 20 29 38 28 16 18
Don't know/not sure 485 6 55 79 84 69 192
Refused 2



1 1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents