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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

In restaurants when customers are smoking,
workers are exposed to secondhand smoke.
Should smoking be allowed in restaurants?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Strongly agree 62.6 62.6 64.4 59.9 61.9 63.0 64.4
Somewhat agree 11.1 14.3 11.5 13.1 10.4 5.1 10.8
Neither agree nor disagree 2.4 .7 .9 1.3 2.7 3.9 4.7
Strongly disagree 12.1 10.9 11.6 12.9 12.4 15.0 10.4
Somewhat disagree 11.8 11.5 11.5 12.8 12.6 13.0 9.8
Male Strongly agree 59.1 54.9 66.8 55.0 55.0 63.0 60.9
Somewhat agree 11.5 14.1 9.0 14.6 13.5 3.9 11.8
Neither agree nor disagree 2.1
.7 1.7 2.3 1.3 6.1
Strongly disagree 14.8 16.2 13.6 13.7 15.4 18.3 13.3
Somewhat disagree 12.5 14.9 9.9 14.9 13.9 13.5 7.9
Female Strongly agree 65.8 70.6 61.8 64.6 68.6 63.0 67.0
Somewhat agree 10.7 14.6 14.2 11.7 7.3 6.3 10.0
Neither agree nor disagree 2.6 1.3 1.1 .8 3.2 6.3 3.7
Strongly disagree 9.6 5.4 9.6 12.0 9.6 11.8 8.2
Somewhat disagree 11.3 8.1 13.3 10.7 11.3 12.5 11.1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.

In restaurants when customers are smoking,
workers are exposed to secondhand smoke.
Should smoking be allowed in restaurants?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 1,796 155 344 370 404 218 305
Strongly agree 1,103 93 215 227 247 138 183
Somewhat agree 193 22 43 44 38 14 32
Neither agree nor disagree 38 1 4 6 10 5 12
Strongly disagree 214 15 39 40 54 33 33
Somewhat disagree 218 22 40 48 49 27 32
Don't know/Not sure 22 1 3 2 6
10
Refused 8 1
3
1 3
Male Total 744 60 145 171 165 91 112
Strongly agree 426 29 94 94 89 55 65
Somewhat agree 80 8 13 22 20 4 13
Neither agree nor disagree 14
1 4 2 1 6
Strongly disagree 106 9 19 20 25 18 15
Somewhat disagree 103 12 17 28 24 12 10
Don't know/Not sure 11 1 1 1 5
3
Refused 4 1
2
1
Female Total 1,052 95 199 199 239 127 193
Strongly agree 677 64 121 133 158 83 118
Somewhat agree 113 14 30 22 18 10 19
Neither agree nor disagree 24 1 3 2 8 4 6
Strongly disagree 108 6 20 20 29 15 18
Somewhat disagree 115 10 23 20 25 15 22
Don't know/Not sure 11
2 1 1
7
Refused 4

1

3
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.