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Current Smoking Status
Based on BRFSS indicators (baseline data from 1989-94)
[see definition]

CURRENT SMOKING STATUS
by race/ethnicity, gender & age,
Oregon BRFSS, 1989-1994

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                              Smoking status   
                           --------------------    
                           (weighted percents)
                                                  TOTAL
                          never  current  past    unwgt
                         smoked  smoker  smoker     N
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ALL RACES/ETHNIC GROUPS
  Total                   49%      22%     29%    17380
  Male                    43%      23%     34%     7440
  Female                  56%      21%     24%     9940
  18-34 years             60%      24%     16%     5147
  35-64 years             43%      23%     34%     8686
Race/Ethnicity
WHITE***
  Total                   49%      22%     29%    16233
  Male                    43%      23%     34%     6920
  Female                  55%      21%     24%     9313
  18-34 years             60%      24%     16%     4615
  35-64 years             43%      23%     34%     8156
ASIAN***
  Total                   68%      13%     20%      247
  Male                    58%      16%     26%      110
  Female                  76%       9%     14%      137
  18-34 years             75%      16%      9%      132
  35-64 years             61%      10%     29%      101
AFRICAN AMERICAN***
  Total                   55%      28%     17%      157
  Male                    53%      31%     16%       70
  Female                  58%      24%     18%       87
  18-34 years             56%      29%     15%       70
  35-64 years             54%      29%     16%       74
AMERICAN INDIAN***
  Total                   40%      35%     25%      230
  Male                    35%      33%     32%      110
  Female                  45%      36%     19%      120
  18-34 years             45%      36%     19%       92
  35-64 years             33%      35%     32%      118
HISPANIC***
  Total                   53%      23%     24%      513
  Male                    47%      23%     30%      230
  Female                  61%      23%     16%      283
  18-34 years             63%      21%     16%      238
  35-64 years             38%      27%     34%      237
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   *Estimate may be unreliable: <5 resp. with condition.
  **Estimate may be unreliable: <50 respondents.
 ***Hispanics include all races; other groups
    are non-Hispanic only.