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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
A drink is one can or bottle of beer, 1 glass of wine, 1 can or bottle
of wine cooler, 1 cocktail, or 1 shot of liquor. On the days when you drank,
about how many drinks did you drink on the average?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
1 44.5 30.0 33.8 35.7 48.3 58.4 70.7
2 30.3 24.0 31.0 36.8 33.1 30.0 20.7
3 13.3 20.5 16.5 15.9 9.8 8.1 6.7
4 4.6 6.1 7.0 5.6 4.2 2.2 1.1
5 2.3 6.8 3.2 2.2 1.5 .5
6 2.5 5.7 4.1 1.9 2.0 .6 .5
7 .5 1.0 1.4 .2 .1 .2
8 .6 1.1 .7 1.1 .1

9 .2 .9 .6



10 .6 2.2 .5 .5 .4

11 .0
.2



12 .1
.3
.1
.2
13 .0
.2



15 .2 .3 .5 .1 .4

20 .1 .4




30 .1 .7
.0


48 .0 .3




Male 1 35.5 23.8 24.9 27.3 34.6 51.7 64.7
2 31.5 22.0 29.9 37.3 38.1 33.0 22.1
3 16.2 22.1 17.9 20.4 12.7 10.9 10.0
4 6.0 7.1 8.6 6.6 6.8 2.6 1.7
5 3.2 7.7 4.5 3.2 2.4 .4
6 3.7 7.3 7.0 1.9 3.4 1.1 1.0
7 .9 1.7 2.6 .4 .2 .4
8 .9 1.2 1.2 1.9 .2

9 .3 .9 1.0



10 .9 3.8 .5 .8 .7

11 .0
.2



12 .2
.5
.2
.3
13 .1
.3



15 .4 .6 .9 .2 .7

30 .2 1.2
.1


48 .1 .6




Female 1 54.9 38.4 44.2 44.9 65.1 66.3 76.7
2 29.0 26.6 32.2 36.2 27.0 26.4 19.3
3 9.8 18.1 14.9 10.9 6.3 4.8 3.4
4 3.1 4.7 5.1 4.5 1.0 1.7 .6
5 1.4 5.7 1.8 1.1 .3 .7
6 1.0 3.5 .7 1.9 .2

8 .2 1.0 .2 .3


9 .1 1.0 .2



10 .1
.5 .2


11 .1
.3



20 .1 1.0




Denominator is:
All survey respondents who had at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage during the past month.

A drink is one can or bottle of beer, 1 glass of wine, 1 can or bottle
of wine cooler, 1 cocktail, or 1 shot of liquor. On the days when you drank,
about how many drinks did you drink on the average?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 3,050 302 666 675 664 334 409
1 1,379 91 227 246 329 195 291
2 938 76 214 255 213 98 82
3 390 61 112 101 63 28 25
4 144 19 48 38 27 7 5
5 62 18 18 13 10 3
6 66 14 23 11 14 2 2
7 9 2 4 1 1 1
8 13 5 3 4 1

9 6 2 4



10 13 5 3 3 2

11 2
2



12 4
2
1
1
13 1
1



15 6 1 2 1 2

20 1 1




30 2 1
1


48 1 1




Don't know/not sure 13 5 3 1 1
3
Male Total 1,463 159 318 318 330 162 176
1 508 37 79 88 113 78 113
2 478 37 101 122 123 57 38
3 235 37 58 63 41 19 17
4 90 11 27 22 23 4 3
5 42 10 13 9 9 1
6 54 10 21 6 13 2 2
7 9 2 4 1 1 1
8 9 3 2 3 1

9 4 1 3



10 11 5 2 2 2

11 1
1



12 4
2
1
1
13 1
1



15 6 1 2 1 2

30 2 1
1


48 1 1




Don't know/not sure 8 3 2
1
2
Female Total 1,587 143 348 357 334 172 233
1 871 54 148 158 216 117 178
2 460 39 113 133 90 41 44
3 155 24 54 38 22 9 8
4 54 8 21 16 4 3 2
5 20 8 5 4 1 2
6 12 4 2 5 1

8 4 2 1 1


9 2 1 1



10 2
1 1


11 1
1



20 1 1




Don't know/not sure 5 2 1 1

1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who had at least one drink of any alcoholic beverage during the past month.