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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 a health care professional
advised you to quit smoking?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Within the past year 57.5 49.6 61.0 55.3 55.3 63.3 64.1
Within the past three years 25.8 44.2 28.0 23.0 26.0 19.0 8.6
3 or more years ago 16.7 6.2 11.0 21.7 18.7 17.7 27.2
Male Within the past year 54.6 38.3 57.4 47.7 54.0 62.9 75.8
Within the past three years 25.3 47.6 27.7 23.0 24.5 21.7 3.0
3 or more years ago 20.1 14.1 14.9 29.3 21.6 15.4 21.2
Female Within the past year 60.3 58.5 63.6 61.3 57.0 63.7 52.4
Within the past three years 26.2 41.5 28.3 23.0 28.0 15.6 14.3
3 or more years ago 13.6
8.1 15.7 15.1 20.7 33.3
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who currently smoke cigarettes and have ever been advised to quit smoking the last time they visited a health care professional.

When was the last time a health care professional
advised you to quit smoking?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 562 58 125 135 109 85 50
Within the past year 333 36 77 75 59 55 31
Within the past three years 130 17 31 30 30 17 5
3 or more years ago 92 4 13 29 20 13 13
Don't know/Not sure 7 1 4 1

1
Male Total 238 22 44 49 61 43 19
Within the past year 136 11 25 24 35 27 14
Within the past three years 52 6 11 11 14 9 1
3 or more years ago 48 4 7 14 12 7 4
Don't know/Not sure 2 1 1



Female Total 324 36 81 86 48 42 31
Within the past year 197 25 52 51 24 28 17
Within the past three years 78 11 20 19 16 8 4
3 or more years ago 44
6 15 8 6 9
Don't know/Not sure 5
3 1

1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who currently smoke cigarettes and have ever been advised to quit smoking the last time they visited a health care professional.