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2000 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2000

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Secondhand smoke is smoke from someone else's cigarette, cigar, or pipe that you breathe.
Would you say that breathing secondhand smoke is: ?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Very harmful to one's health 69.5 80.7 77.1 70.3 61.8 63.5 65.5
Somewhat harmful to one's health 25.3 17.2 20.0 25.6 32.9 27.1 26.3
Not very harmful to one's health 3.6 .9 2.6 3.3 3.7 6.6 5.0
Not harmful at all to one's health? 1.6 1.2 .3 .8 1.6 2.8 3.2
Male Very harmful to one's health 61.8 73.2 72.3 63.8 50.8 48.4 61.4
Somewhat harmful to one's health 31.6 23.8 24.6 31.1 41.9 37.3 29.6
Not very harmful to one's health 5.0 1.1 2.8 4.6 5.7 9.7 6.9
Not harmful at all to one's health? 1.6 1.9 .3 .5 1.6 4.6 2.0
Female Very harmful to one's health 76.6 88.5 82.1 76.7 72.8 77.3 68.3
Somewhat harmful to one's health 19.4 10.4 15.2 20.2 23.9 17.7 24.0
Not very harmful to one's health 2.4 .7 2.3 2.0 1.6 3.7 3.7
Not harmful at all to one's health? 1.6 .4 .3 1.1 1.6 1.2 4.0
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.

Secondhand smoke is smoke from someone else's cigarette, cigar, or pipe that you breathe.
Would you say that breathing secondhand smoke is: ?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 3,976 361 715 847 825 536 692
Very harmful to one's health 2,670 287 539 584 503 329 428
Somewhat harmful to one's health 975 62 145 219 255 124 170
Not very harmful to one's health 138 4 16 24 29 31 34
Not harmful at all to one's health? 55 3 2 7 10 14 19
Don't know/Not sure 124 3 13 12 26 35 35
Refused 14 2
1 2 3 6
Male Total 1,600 149 315 340 360 206 230
Very harmful to one's health 916 101 220 205 177 91 122
Somewhat harmful to one's health 509 43 80 110 145 67 64
Not very harmful to one's health 81 1 8 15 20 21 16
Not harmful at all to one's health? 25 2 1 2 5 8 7
Don't know/Not sure 60 1 6 7 11 18 17
Refused 9 1
1 2 1 4
Female Total 2,376 212 400 507 465 330 462
Very harmful to one's health 1,754 186 319 379 326 238 306
Somewhat harmful to one's health 466 19 65 109 110 57 106
Not very harmful to one's health 57 3 8 9 9 10 18
Not harmful at all to one's health? 30 1 1 5 5 6 12
Don't know/Not sure 64 2 7 5 15 17 18
Refused 5 1


2 2
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.