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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Do you agree or disagree with the following statement:
Cigarette companies deliberately advertise and
promote cigarettes to encourage youth under 18 to smoke?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Strongly agree 50.9 36.1 46.0 49.8 57.7 53.5 58.6
Somewhat agree 20.0 27.2 22.3 21.4 17.8 15.3 16.3
Neither agree not disagree 2.2 1.2 1.8 1.4 2.7 3.3 3.2
Strongly disagree 12.0 15.2 12.8 11.2 9.6 13.8 11.3
Somewhat disagree 14.9 20.3 17.0 16.3 12.3 14.1 10.6
Male Strongly agree 47.7 31.5 45.9 47.4 53.5 48.4 56.0
Somewhat agree 20.8 28.8 21.8 22.8 18.9 17.0 15.6
Neither agree not disagree 1.9 .2 1.7 1.0 2.5 2.6 3.8
Strongly disagree 13.1 19.2 11.6 11.2 10.4 17.1 13.1
Somewhat disagree 16.4 20.2 19.0 17.5 14.7 15.0 11.5
Female Strongly agree 53.9 41.0 46.2 52.1 62.0 58.3 60.7
Somewhat agree 19.2 25.4 22.9 19.9 16.7 13.8 16.9
Neither agree not disagree 2.5 2.3 1.9 1.7 2.9 3.9 2.8
Strongly disagree 10.9 10.8 14.0 11.2 8.7 10.7 9.8
Somewhat disagree 13.5 20.4 15.1 15.1 9.7 13.3 9.8
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.

Do you agree or disagree with the following statement:
Cigarette companies deliberately advertise and
promote cigarettes to encourage youth under 18 to smoke?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 4,510 390 885 946 936 562 791
Strongly agree 2,211 137 394 456 516 296 412
Somewhat agree 859 112 198 190 163 78 118
Neither agree not disagree 96 5 16 12 24 17 22
Strongly disagree 492 54 99 101 86 70 82
Somewhat disagree 617 75 153 146 103 68 72
Don't know/Not sure 218 7 24 38 42 30 77
Refused 17
1 3 2 3 8
Male Total 1,917 175 392 409 423 238 280
Strongly agree 872 53 166 183 213 116 141
Somewhat agree 393 52 89 91 82 37 42
Neither agree not disagree 36 1 6 2 10 6 11
Strongly disagree 231 34 38 46 42 36 35
Somewhat disagree 303 33 79 74 59 30 28
Don't know/Not sure 73 2 13 11 16 11 20
Refused 9
1 2 1 2 3
Female Total 2,593 215 493 537 513 324 511
Strongly agree 1,339 84 228 273 303 180 271
Somewhat agree 466 60 109 99 81 41 76
Neither agree not disagree 60 4 10 10 14 11 11
Strongly disagree 261 20 61 55 44 34 47
Somewhat disagree 314 42 74 72 44 38 44
Don't know/Not sure 145 5 11 27 26 19 57
Refused 8

1 1 1 5
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.