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2001 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2001

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Do you think that the tobacco companies have been honest or dishonest with the public about the dangers of tobacco use?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Very honest 8.2 7.2 8.8 10.9 6.2 5.5 9.4
Somewhat honest 12.7 18.2 18.7 14.5 10.4 7.8 6.9
Neither honest nor dishonest 2.6 2.9 2.5 1.8 2.1 3.7 3.1
Very dishonest 48.6 40.0 40.5 47.9 55.0 58.0 49.2
Somewhat dishonest 24.1 27.6 26.8 21.8 24.7 19.3 24.5
Don't know/Not sure 3.8 4.0 2.7 3.0 1.4 5.8 6.8
Male Very honest 6.8 4.9 6.3 9.1 4.6 5.4 9.6
Somewhat honest 11.8 18.3 13.7 16.2 9.5 6.7 5.3
Neither honest nor dishonest 3.0 4.1 3.3 1.1 3.0 5.0 2.9
Very dishonest 49.7 43.9 47.6 45.6 56.0 53.3 51.3
Somewhat dishonest 25.4 24.6 25.4 25.2 25.8 24.2 27.1
Don't know/Not sure 3.3 4.3 3.7 2.8 1.2 5.4 3.8
Female Very honest 9.6 9.7 11.4 12.7 7.9 5.5 9.3
Somewhat honest 13.5 18.1 24.0 12.9 11.4 8.8 8.1
Neither honest nor dishonest 2.2 1.7 1.6 2.5 1.2 2.4 3.3
Very dishonest 47.6 36.0 33.1 50.2 54.0 62.5 47.6
Somewhat dishonest 22.8 30.7 28.4 18.5 23.7 14.6 22.7
Don't know/Not sure 4.3 3.8 1.6 3.2 1.7 6.2 9.0
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.

Do you think that the tobacco companies have been honest or dishonest with the public about the dangers of tobacco use?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 2,089 207 355 455 410 308 354
Very honest 168 14 27 48 26 17 36
Somewhat honest 258 37 68 64 41 23 25
Neither honest nor dishonest 59 6 10 9 11 11 12
Very dishonest 1,016 81 148 216 228 180 163
Somewhat dishonest 498 59 94 103 98 56 88
Don't know/Not sure 88 10 8 15 6 20 29
Refused 2



1 1
Male Total 895 104 144 205 181 137 124
Very honest 61 6 8 19 9 6 13
Somewhat honest 99 18 18 32 16 8 7
Neither honest nor dishonest 29 4 6 3 7 6 3
Very dishonest 446 45 71 93 102 76 59
Somewhat dishonest 227 26 37 52 45 31 36
Don't know/Not sure 32 5 4 6 2 9 6
Refused 1



1
Female Total 1,194 103 211 250 229 171 230
Very honest 107 8 19 29 17 11 23
Somewhat honest 159 19 50 32 25 15 18
Neither honest nor dishonest 30 2 4 6 4 5 9
Very dishonest 570 36 77 123 126 104 104
Somewhat dishonest 271 33 57 51 53 25 52
Don't know/Not sure 56 5 4 9 4 11 23
Refused 1




1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.