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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Are any firearms now kept in or around your home?
Include those kept in a garage, outdoor storage area,
car, truck, or other motor vehicle?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 44.2 35.6 35.6 45.1 49.2 57.6 44.2
No 55.8 64.4 64.4 54.9 50.8 42.4 55.8
Male Yes 51.8 47.8 38.7 51.3 54.2 68.3 56.5
No 48.2 52.2 61.3 48.7 45.8 31.7 43.5
Female Yes 37.1 22.9 32.4 38.9 44.1 47.2 35.7
No 62.9 77.1 67.6 61.1 55.9 52.8 64.3
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.

Are any firearms now kept in or around your home?
Include those kept in a garage, outdoor storage area,
car, truck, or other motor vehicle?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 3,591 338 688 712 772 429 652
Yes 1,426 105 223 303 346 203 246
No 2,024 232 447 390 388 195 372
Don't know/Not sure 13 1 1 1 3 4 3
Refused 128
17 18 35 27 31
Male Total 1,509 151 300 323 325 175 235
Yes 728 66 109 163 164 105 121
No 716 84 180 153 145 59 95
Don't know/Not sure 6 1 1 1 1 1 1
Refused 59
10 6 15 10 18
Female Total 2,082 187 388 389 447 254 417
Yes 698 39 114 140 182 98 125
No 1,308 148 267 237 243 136 277
Don't know/Not sure 7


2 3 2
Refused 69
7 12 20 17 13
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.