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2001 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2001

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Has a doctor or other health care professional ever advised you to quit smoking?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 50.6 38.9 43.5 60.9 51.6 70.6 42.0
No 49.4 61.1 56.5 39.1 48.4 29.4 58.0
Male Yes 47.0 34.9 47.1 58.6 47.6 54.5 40.0
No 53.0 65.1 52.9 41.4 52.4 45.5 60.0
Female Yes 54.8 46.4 38.2 64.1 56.1 77.9 42.9
No 45.2 53.6 61.8 35.9 43.9 22.1 57.1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who currently smoke cigarettes and who were not advised to quit smoking the last time they visited a health care professional.

Has a doctor or other health care professional ever advised you to quit smoking?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 184 33 39 46 29 22 15
Yes 94 13 19 26 14 15 7
No 87 19 20 19 14 7 8
Don't know/Not sure 2 1
1


Refused 1


1

Male Total 92 22 18 27 15 6 4
Yes 43 7 9 15 7 3 2
No 46 14 9 11 7 3 2
Don't know/Not sure 2 1
1


Refused 1


1

Female Total 92 11 21 19 14 16 11
Yes 51 6 10 11 7 12 5
No 41 5 11 8 7 4 6
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who currently smoke cigarettes and who were not advised to quit smoking the last time they visited a health care professional.