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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 work areas?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Smoking is not allowed in any working areas 88.0 86.8 88.9 86.2 89.6 87.5 90.3
It is allowed in some working areas 11.2 12.0 10.8 12.7 9.9 11.1 9.7
It is allowed in all work areas .8 1.1 .4 1.1 .5 1.4
Male Smoking is not allowed in any working areas 83.3 82.7 84.5 82.2 84.6 80.9 88.5
It is allowed in some working areas 15.3 14.9 14.9 16.0 14.4 17.5 11.5
It is allowed in all work areas 1.3 2.4 .6 1.8 .9 1.6
Female Smoking is not allowed in any working areas 92.8 90.5 93.8 90.4 94.9 95.5 91.5
It is allowed in some working areas 6.9 9.5 6.0 9.2 5.1 3.3 8.5
It is allowed in all work areas .3
.2 .4
1.2
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 work areas?
(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 working areas 2272 190 505 666 614 256 41
It is allowed in some working areas 259 20 57 83 63 32 4
It is allowed in all work areas 22 3 3 8 4 4
Don't know/not sure 9 1 3 1 3 1
Refused 1


1

Male Total 1136 88 280 318 300 135 15
Smoking is not allowed in any working areas 942 72 235 267 248 107 13
It is allowed in some working areas 170 12 40 45 45 26 2
It is allowed in all work areas 17 3 2 6 4 2
Don't know/not sure 6 1 3
2

Refused 1


1

Female Total 1427 126 288 440 385 158 30
Smoking is not allowed in any working areas 1330 118 270 399 366 149 28
It is allowed in some working areas 89 8 17 38 18 6 2
It is allowed in all work areas 5
1 2
2
Don't know/not sure 3

1 1 1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are employed and who have an official work place policy that restricts smoking