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2000 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2000

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Are any of the firearms handguns, such as pistols or revolvers?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 63.7 56.2 65.7 65.5 59.6 75.4 58.4
No 36.3 43.8 34.3 34.5 40.4 24.6 41.6
Male Yes 62.6 59.0 65.5 65.6 58.5 76.7 51.9
No 37.4 41.0 34.5 34.4 41.5 23.3 48.1
Female Yes 65.2 51.7 66.0 65.4 61.2 73.6 67.8
No 34.8 48.3 34.0 34.6 38.8 26.4 32.2
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who keep firearms in their homes.

Are any of the firearms handguns, such as pistols or revolvers?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 1,445 95 222 308 349 237 234
Yes 914 51 139 203 212 170 139
No 499 38 75 101 131 65 89
Don?t know/Not sure 18 5 5 1 4 1 2
Refused 14 1 3 3 2 1 4
Male Total 708 47 106 136 183 116 120
Yes 452 28 64 93 112 88 67
No 250 17 40 43 69 28 53
Don?t know/Not sure 1 1




Refused 5 1 2
2

Female Total 737 48 116 172 166 121 114
Yes 462 23 75 110 100 82 72
No 249 21 35 58 62 37 36
Don?t know/Not sure 17 4 5 1 4 1 2
Refused 9
1 3
1 4
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who keep firearms in their homes.