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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
During the last 30 days, have you carried
a loaded firearm on your person, outside of the home
for protection against people?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 3.8 5.5 5.3 4.5 4.2 2.1 1.8
No 96.2 94.5 94.7 95.5 95.8 97.9 98.2
Male Yes 5.3 8.1 7.4 6.5 5.1 2.4 2.9
No 94.7 91.9 92.6 93.5 94.9 97.6 97.1
Female Yes 1.8
2.7 1.9 3.1 1.6 .5
No 98.2 100.0 97.3 98.1 96.9 98.4 99.5
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who keep firearms in their homes.

During the last 30 days, have you carried
a loaded firearm on your person, outside of the home
for protection against people?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 1,426 105 223 303 346 203 246
Yes 57 6 13 14 14 5 5
No 1,360 99 210 287 330 195 239
Refused 9

2 2 3 2
Male Total 728 66 109 163 164 105 121
Yes 45 6 11 12 9 3 4
No 676 60 98 150 153 99 116
Refused 7

1 2 3 1
Female Total 698 39 114 140 182 98 125
Yes 12
2 2 5 2 1
No 684 39 112 137 177 96 123
Refused 2

1

1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who keep firearms in their homes.