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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Has a doctor or other health care professional
ever advised you to quit smoking?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 52.1 35.4 58.4 50.9 53.8 62.0 56.0
No 47.9 64.6 41.6 49.1 46.2 38.0 44.0
Male Yes 43.2 20.2 43.8 43.1 47.8 72.0 56.3
No 56.8 79.8 56.2 56.9 52.2 28.0 43.8
Female Yes 59.9 54.3 72.7 56.8 59.9 55.9 55.9
No 40.1 45.7 27.3 43.2 40.1 44.1 44.1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who currently smoke cigarettes and who were not advised to quit smoking the last time they visited a health care professional.

Has a doctor or other health care professional
ever advised you to quit smoking?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 368 36 82 102 72 42 34
Yes 192 13 46 50 40 25 18
No 174 23 36 52 31 16 16
Don't know/Not sure 2


1 1
Male Total 156 19 37 40 36 15 9
Yes 69 5 15 16 18 10 5
No 86 14 22 24 18 4 4
Don't know/Not sure 1



1
Female Total 212 17 45 62 36 27 25
Yes 123 8 31 34 22 15 13
No 88 9 14 28 13 12 12
Don't know/Not sure 1


1

Denominator is:
All survey respondents who currently smoke cigarettes and who were not advised to quit smoking the last time they visited a health care professional.