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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
How long since you last smoked cigarettes regularly?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Within past month 1.9 8.1 4.4 2.7 .8 2.3
Within past 3 months 2.3 11.5 3.5 4.2 1.2 1.6 .3
Within past 6 months 3.2 11.1 8.2 2.5 2.2 2.2 1.6
Within last year 4.1 13.2 10.7 5.3 1.8 2.9 1.5
Within last five years 16.4 39.4 29.2 20.7 13.6 9.8 10.9
Within last fifteen years 25.8 10.2 36.3 34.3 22.4 25.2 22.3
15+ years ago 44.2 1.0 4.2 26.6 55.9 55.0 62.7
Never smoked regularly 2.1 5.4 3.6 3.7 2.0 1.0 .7
Male Within past month 1.4 11.8 3.6 .8 .7 1.4
Within past 3 months 2.0 9.2 2.4 4.0 .9 2.1 .5
Within past 6 months 2.7 17.1 6.7 3.6 1.5 1.4 .5
Within last year 3.6 11.8 10.9 6.4 1.7 1.9 1.2
Within last five years 14.6 34.2 30.9 20.8 10.8 9.0 9.6
Within last fifteen years 24.2 11.8 37.6 31.8 21.5 23.2 20.6
15+ years ago 49.4
4.8 29.3 60.0 60.3 66.9
Never smoked regularly 2.0 3.9 3.0 3.2 2.9 .7 .7
Female Within past month 2.6 4.8 5.0 4.7 1.1 3.5
Within past 3 months 2.6 13.5 4.3 4.3 1.6 .9
Within past 6 months 3.8 5.8 9.3 1.3 3.4 3.1 3.0
Within last year 4.5 14.5 10.5 4.2 2.0 4.1 1.8
Within last five years 18.5 44.0 27.8 20.5 18.2 10.7 12.4
Within last fifteen years 27.7 8.7 35.3 37.1 23.8 27.6 24.5
15+ years ago 38.1 1.9 3.7 23.7 49.3 48.8 57.5
Never smoked regularly 2.2 6.8 4.1 4.2 .5 1.3 .8
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who have smoked 100 cigarettes in their lives and do not currently smoke regularly.

How long since you last smoked cigarettes regularly?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 1,956 85 226 321 451 350 523
Within past month 36 6 10 9 5 6
Within past 3 months 45 10 9 14 6 5 1
Within past 6 months 60 9 14 8 11 8 10
Within last year 76 11 23 14 10 11 7
Within last five years 336 33 68 72 67 38 58
Within last fifteen years 518 9 82 110 105 96 116
15+ years ago 838 1 11 81 236 183 326
Don't know/Not sure 3 1

2

Never smoked regularly 44 5 9 13 9 3 5
Male Total 931 36 88 145 245 167 250
Within past month 11 3 4 1 2 1
Within past 3 months 18 4 2 6 2 3 1
Within past 6 months 23 6 5 6 3 2 1
Within last year 33 4 9 7 6 4 3
Within last five years 149 13 28 33 32 17 26
Within last fifteen years 225 4 33 47 52 43 46
15+ years ago 449
4 40 138 96 171
Don't know/Not sure 2


2

Never smoked regularly 21 2 3 5 8 1 2
Female Total 1,025 49 138 176 206 183 273
Within past month 25 3 6 8 3 5
Within past 3 months 27 6 7 8 4 2
Within past 6 months 37 3 9 2 8 6 9
Within last year 43 7 14 7 4 7 4
Within last five years 187 20 40 39 35 21 32
Within last fifteen years 293 5 49 63 53 53 70
15+ years ago 389 1 7 41 98 87 155
Don't know/Not sure 1 1




Never smoked regularly 23 3 6 8 1 2 3
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who have smoked 100 cigarettes in their lives and do not currently smoke regularly.