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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
How soon after you awaken in the morning do you smoke your first cigarette?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Within the first 15 minutes 26.0 28.7 17.6 25.7 30.2 31.0 27.5
15 minutes to a half an hour 15.2 10.6 12.5 17.5 15.1 20.8 15.3
One-half to one hour 22.4 22.6 23.6 22.8 20.3 19.9 25.3
Between 1 and 2 hours 16.4 16.6 18.7 14.4 15.4 17.9 17.4
Longer than within the first 2 hours 19.9 21.5 27.6 19.6 19.0 10.3 14.6
Male Within the first 15 minutes 30.4 35.3 22.1 29.5 37.5 30.7 26.7
15 minutes to a half an hour 15.8 8.3 9.8 17.0 19.6 28.5 13.3
One-half to one hour 19.4 20.7 26.0 17.0 13.7 15.8 26.7
Between 1 and 2 hours 16.1 14.0 18.7 15.0 14.5 18.9 16.7
Longer than within the first 2 hours 18.3 21.6 23.3 21.5 14.7 6.1 16.7
Female Within the first 15 minutes 21.7 21.4 13.3 22.4 21.3 31.5 28.1
15 minutes to a half an hour 14.6 13.2 15.1 17.9 9.7 11.2 16.9
One-half to one hour 25.4 24.7 21.2 27.7 28.2 25.0 24.2
Between 1 and 2 hours 16.8 19.4 18.7 13.9 16.5 16.8 18.0
Longer than within the first 2 hours 21.5 21.4 31.7 17.9 24.2 15.5 12.9
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who currently smoke cigarettes every day.

How soon after you awaken in the morning do you smoke your first cigarette?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 1,116 114 247 291 225 139 100
Within the first 15 minutes 293 30 44 70 71 50 28
15 minutes to a half an hour 165 9 30 51 34 24 17
One-half to one hour 234 23 51 65 45 27 23
Between 1 and 2 hours 181 21 45 42 34 22 17
Longer than within the first 2 hours 228 28 76 58 38 14 14
Don't know/Not sure 15 3 1 5 3 2 1
Male Total 489 50 101 117 116 71 34
Within the first 15 minutes 146 14 23 33 42 25 9
15 minutes to a half an hour 83 5 11 19 23 19 6
One-half to one hour 88 10 20 23 17 10 8
Between 1 and 2 hours 74 8 17 16 17 12 4
Longer than within the first 2 hours 89 10 30 24 15 4 6
Don't know/Not sure 9 3
2 2 1 1
Female Total 627 64 146 174 109 68 66
Within the first 15 minutes 147 16 21 37 29 25 19
15 minutes to a half an hour 82 4 19 32 11 5 11
One-half to one hour 146 13 31 42 28 17 15
Between 1 and 2 hours 107 13 28 26 17 10 13
Longer than within the first 2 hours 139 18 46 34 23 10 8
Don't know/Not sure 6
1 3 1 1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who currently smoke cigarettes every day.