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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
When was the last time all of the smoke detectors in your house were tested?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Within the past month 27.1 30.3 29.1 24.6 22.8 29.2 29.2
Within the past six months 35.6 32.8 29.8 41.7 34.3 38.2 35.5
Within the past year 14.7 13.4 16.1 12.9 17.7 14.3 13.5
One or more years ago 11.4 8.4 12.5 11.5 14.1 11.3 9.6
Never 9.8 14.5 10.7 8.7 9.7 4.6 11.0
No smoke detectors in the home 1.3 .6 1.9 .6 1.4 2.3 1.2
Male Within the past month 27.1 26.8 30.6 22.2 22.7 26.8 35.9
Within the past six months 37.8 42.4 32.1 42.8 36.6 41.6 32.9
Within the past year 13.4 12.8 11.8 14.7 15.6 14.3 10.2
One or more years ago 10.4 4.5 14.0 9.7 13.3 10.7 7.7
Never 10.1 12.3 10.0 9.5 10.1 5.0 13.3
No smoke detectors in the home 1.2 1.1 1.4 1.2 1.7 1.4
Female Within the past month 27.1 33.9 27.5 27.0 22.9 31.7 24.4
Within the past six months 33.5 22.7 27.5 40.6 32.0 34.8 37.4
Within the past year 16.0 14.0 20.4 11.1 19.9 14.2 16.0
One or more years ago 12.4 12.6 10.9 13.3 14.8 11.9 11.0
Never 9.6 16.8 11.4 8.0 9.3 4.2 9.3
No smoke detectors in the home 1.4
2.4
1.1 3.2 2.1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.

When was the last time all of the smoke detectors in your house were tested?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 1,795 183 344 342 368 211 347
Within the past month 433 44 94 80 76 56 83
Within the past six months 592 54 100 128 124 75 111
Within the past year 263 23 55 46 62 28 49
One or more years ago 194 15 40 39 48 21 31
Never 168 24 39 28 35 9 33
No smoke detectors in the home 23 2 3 3 5 5 5
Don't know/Not sure 117 21 13 17 17 17 32
Refused 5

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3
Male Total 765 91 155 152 160 84 123
Within the past month 188 20 43 32 35 21 37
Within the past six months 265 32 44 61 56 35 37
Within the past year 103 9 20 24 25 11 14
One or more years ago 77 3 23 14 19 9 9
Never 76 12 17 13 17 3 14
No smoke detectors in the home 11 2 2 3 3 1
Don't know/Not sure 42 13 6 5 4 4 10
Refused 3


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2
Female Total 1,030 92 189 190 208 127 224
Within the past month 245 24 51 48 41 35 46
Within the past six months 327 22 56 67 68 40 74
Within the past year 160 14 35 22 37 17 35
One or more years ago 117 12 17 25 29 12 22
Never 92 12 22 15 18 6 19
No smoke detectors in the home 12
1
2 4 5
Don't know/Not sure 75 8 7 12 13 13 22
Refused 2

1

1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.