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2001 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2001

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Which of the following statements best describes how you think the tobacco industry is being treated these days?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
People are too soft on the tobacco industry 35.7 37.8 31.1 35.0 37.8 37.7 35.8
People are treating the tobacco industry fairly 35.1 38.7 39.0 39.7 33.0 32.1 28.1
People are too hard on the tobacco industry 20.2 15.6 21.8 17.1 21.5 22.5 22.2
Don't know/Not sure 9.0 7.9 8.1 8.1 7.8 7.7 13.8
Male People are too soft on the tobacco industry 30.7 35.4 24.9 31.2 34.8 30.0 28.2
People are treating the tobacco industry fairly 37.2 38.0 41.9 40.6 33.2 35.2 33.5
People are too hard on the tobacco industry 24.9 20.0 28.5 20.0 25.9 28.4 27.0
Don't know/Not sure 7.2 6.6 4.7 8.2 6.1 6.4 11.2
Female People are too soft on the tobacco industry 40.5 40.4 37.6 38.8 40.8 44.8 41.4
People are treating the tobacco industry fairly 33.1 39.5 35.9 38.9 32.7 29.2 24.1
People are too hard on the tobacco industry 15.8 10.9 14.8 14.3 17.0 17.1 18.7
Don't know/Not sure 10.7 9.2 11.7 8.0 9.5 8.9 15.8
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.

Which of the following statements best describes how you think the tobacco industry is being treated these days?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 3,784 358 638 802 764 556 666
People are too soft on the tobacco industry 1,365 134 215 283 287 214 232
People are treating the tobacco industry fairly 1,300 139 254 306 248 171 182
People are too hard on the tobacco industry 744 57 120 142 164 117 144
Don't know/Not sure 344 28 47 64 58 47 100
Refused 31
2 7 7 7 8
Male Total 1,610 181 280 350 325 239 235
People are too soft on the tobacco industry 496 67 76 106 111 74 62
People are treating the tobacco industry fairly 578 66 117 137 102 80 76
People are too hard on the tobacco industry 401 36 72 77 89 62 65
Don't know/Not sure 117 12 13 27 19 17 29
Refused 18
2 3 4 6 3
Female Total 2,174 177 358 452 439 317 431
People are too soft on the tobacco industry 869 67 139 177 176 140 170
People are treating the tobacco industry fairly 722 73 137 169 146 91 106
People are too hard on the tobacco industry 343 21 48 65 75 55 79
Don't know/Not sure 227 16 34 37 39 30 71
Refused 13

4 3 1 5
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.