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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 long guns, such as rifles or shotguns?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 85.4 84.1 83.4 86.5 85.9 87.6 83.6
No 14.6 15.9 16.6 13.5 14.1 12.4 16.4
Male Yes 89.3 86.0 83.5 88.4 90.2 92.0 93.1
No 10.7 14.0 16.5 11.6 9.8 8.0 6.9
Female Yes 80.1 80.0 83.3 84.1 80.1 81.8 71.9
No 19.9 20.0 16.7 15.9 19.9 18.2 28.1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who keep firearms in their homes, one of which is not a handgun.

Are any of the firearms long guns, such as rifles or shotguns?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 925 56 138 198 230 140 163
Yes 760 48 112 168 185 117 130
No 152 8 26 28 41 19 30
Don't know/Not sure 4

1 2
1
Refused 9

1 2 4 2
Male Total 483 34 70 107 116 70 86
Yes 417 29 56 94 98 62 78
No 61 5 14 13 16 6 7
Refused 5


2 2 1
Female Total 442 22 68 91 114 70 77
Yes 343 19 56 74 87 55 52
No 91 3 12 15 25 13 23
Don't know/Not sure 4

1 2
1
Refused 4

1
2 1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who keep firearms in their homes, one of which is not a handgun.