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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:
People should be protected from secondhand smoke?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Strongly agree 65.1 61.7 68.0 63.3 69.0 62.3 64.4
Somewhat agree 21.2 27.7 21.5 24.2 15.8 18.8 20.2
Neither agree nor disagree 3.3 1.1 3.1 3.2 2.8 2.9 5.4
Strongly disagree 4.7 4.4 3.4 3.6 4.7 8.5 4.9
Somewhat disagree 5.8 5.1 4.1 5.6 7.6 7.5 5.1
Male Strongly agree 58.8 50.9 64.6 58.9 62.8 54.0 56.9
Somewhat agree 24.2 34.5 23.0 26.3 18.4 24.7 21.4
Neither agree nor disagree 3.1 .2 2.8 4.1 2.0 2.4 6.3
Strongly disagree 6.3 6.9 4.5 4.5 6.3 10.0 8.2
Somewhat disagree 7.5 7.5 5.1 6.2 10.6 8.9 7.3
Female Strongly agree 70.9 73.1 71.4 67.6 75.1 70.0 69.7
Somewhat agree 18.5 20.4 19.9 22.2 13.4 13.4 19.4
Neither agree nor disagree 3.4 2.1 3.4 2.4 3.7 3.3 4.7
Strongly disagree 3.1 1.7 2.2 2.8 3.1 7.1 2.6
Somewhat disagree 4.2 2.6 3.1 5.0 4.7 6.2 3.6
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.

Do you agree or disagree with the following statement:
People should be protected from secondhand smoke?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 5,401 456 1,041 1,142 1,118 681 963
Strongly agree 3,486 289 707 733 753 411 593
Somewhat agree 1,088 120 215 263 179 123 188
Neither agree nor disagree 179 7 33 34 34 18 53
Strongly disagree 243 16 33 40 54 58 42
Somewhat disagree 305 20 46 59 78 53 49
Don't know/not sure 74 4 5 9 11 12 33
Refused 26
2 4 9 6 5
Male Total 2,274 202 463 496 494 288 331
Strongly agree 1,307 110 298 286 295 145 173
Somewhat agree 525 66 99 128 96 68 68
Neither agree nor disagree 71 1 12 20 11 7 20
Strongly disagree 139 11 22 20 32 29 25
Somewhat disagree 176 12 28 32 48 28 28
Don't know/not sure 37 2 3 8 4 7 13
Refused 19
1 2 8 4 4
Female Total 3,127 254 578 646 624 393 632
Strongly agree 2,179 179 409 447 458 266 420
Somewhat agree 563 54 116 135 83 55 120
Neither agree nor disagree 108 6 21 14 23 11 33
Strongly disagree 104 5 11 20 22 29 17
Somewhat disagree 129 8 18 27 30 25 21
Don't know/not sure 37 2 2 1 7 5 20
Refused 7
1 2 1 2 1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.