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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
If you were trying to quit smoking, how helpful do you think
it would be to have assistance such as a nicotine patch
or nicotine gum or a smoking cessation program?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Very helpful 38.9 24.3 45.8 44.4 43.4 34.5 27.4
Somewhat helpful 30.7 39.8 31.5 32.0 25.7 29.0 20.3
Not very helpful 10.1 14.1 8.8 9.5 8.2 8.9 13.4
Not helpful at all 20.3 21.7 13.9 14.2 22.7 27.6 38.9
Male Very helpful 36.6 23.0 49.0 39.6 36.3 33.3 32.7
Somewhat helpful 31.5 43.0 31.0 31.9 25.0 33.3 19.2
Not very helpful 11.0 15.7 6.8 13.3 11.3 7.4 7.7
Not helpful at all 20.9 18.3 13.2 15.2 27.4 25.9 40.4
Female Very helpful 41.2 25.9 43.0 48.3 51.9 36.0 22.7
Somewhat helpful 29.9 36.1 31.9 32.0 26.5 23.0 21.3
Not very helpful 9.3 12.2 10.7 6.3 4.5 11.0 18.4
Not helpful at all 19.6 25.9 14.4 13.3 17.1 30.0 37.6
Denominator is:
All survey respondents smoke every day or on some days.

If you were trying to quit smoking, how helpful do you think
it would be to have assistance such as a nicotine patch
or nicotine gum or a smoking cessation program?

(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
Very helpful 403 30 96 119 95 43 20
Somewhat helpful 318 38 72 92 61 39 16
Not very helpful 102 19 21 22 18 11 11
Not helpful at all 200 23 36 36 40 33 32
Don't know/Not sure 90 4 22 20 11 13 20
Refused 3

2

1
Male Total 489 50 101 117 116 71 34
Very helpful 161 12 39 38 42 23 7
Somewhat helpful 142 18 28 40 30 22 4
Not very helpful 48 9 8 12 12 5 2
Not helpful at all 96 10 14 16 25 16 15
Don't know/Not sure 40 1 12 9 7 5 6
Refused 2

2


Female Total 627 64 146 174 109 68 66
Very helpful 242 18 57 81 53 20 13
Somewhat helpful 176 20 44 52 31 17 12
Not very helpful 54 10 13 10 6 6 9
Not helpful at all 104 13 22 20 15 17 17
Don't know/Not sure 50 3 10 11 4 8 14
Refused 1




1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents smoke every day or on some days.