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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 of the firearms handguns, such as pistols or revolvers?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 64.2 48.4 61.8 65.4 68.5 67.8 65.7
No 35.8 51.6 38.2 34.6 31.5 32.2 34.3
Male Yes 65.1 48.8 62.9 64.9 71.9 66.2 69.9
No 34.9 51.2 37.1 35.1 28.1 33.8 30.1
Female Yes 63.1 47.6 60.3 65.9 64.4 70.2 61.0
No 36.9 52.4 39.7 34.1 35.6 29.8 39.0
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who keep firearms in their homes.

Are any of the firearms handguns, such as pistols or revolvers?
(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 897 55 134 195 222 134 157
No 501 49 85 105 116 63 83
Don't know/Not sure 20 1 4 2 6 3 4
Refused 8

1 2 3 2
Male Total 728 66 109 163 164 105 121
Yes 477 34 69 107 112 69 86
No 245 32 39 56 48 35 35
Don't know/Not sure 3
1
2

Refused 3


2 1
Female Total 698 39 114 140 182 98 125
Yes 420 21 65 88 110 65 71
No 256 17 46 49 68 28 48
Don't know/Not sure 17 1 3 2 4 3 4
Refused 5

1
2 2
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who keep firearms in their homes.