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Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS); 1996

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1996

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Which of the following statements best represents your opinion on children's exposure to second hand smoke?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Not harmful .8 .8 .4 .3 1.5 .9 1.3
Harmful/no worry 6.4 1.9 3.4 6.0 8.6 8.6 8.3
Somewhat harmful 19.5 20.2 19.3 23.9 21.2 16.8 13.8
Very harmful 70.8 76.7 76.2 68.1 67.4 70.3 69.8
Don't know/Not sure 2.0 .4 .4 1.0 1.1 2.8 6.1
Refused .5
.4 .7 .2 .6 .7
Male Not harmful 1.1
.9 .3 1.9 1.5 1.5
Harmful/no worry 8.0 2.5 4.1 7.8 12.6 6.6 10.9
Somewhat harmful 23.7 21.2 25.7 28.6 23.7 23.5 15.9
Very harmful 64.6 76.3 68.0 61.2 59.9 64.0 65.7
Don't know/Not sure 2.0
.9 .7 1.9 3.7 5.5
Refused .6
.5 1.4
.7 .5
Female Not harmful .7 1.4
.2 1.1 .5 1.1
Harmful/no worry 5.2 1.4 2.9 4.7 4.9 9.9 6.7
Somewhat harmful 16.5 19.3 14.7 20.5 19.0 12.0 12.6
Very harmful 75.3 77.1 82.1 73.0 74.3 74.9 72.2
Don't know/Not sure 2.0 .7
1.2 .4 2.1 6.5
Refused .4
.3 .2 .4 .5 .8
Denominator is: All survey respondents



Which of the following statements best represents your opinion on children's exposure to second hand smoke?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 2915 258 529 698 546 327 557
Not harmful 24 2 2 2 8 3 7
Harmful/no worry 186 5 18 42 47 28 46
Somewhat harmful 569 52 102 167 116 55 77
Very harmful 2063 198 403 475 368 230 389
Don't know/Not sure 59 1 2 7 6 9 34
Refused 14
2 5 1 2 4
Male Total 1233 118 222 294 262 136 201
Not harmful 13
2 1 5 2 3
Harmful/no worry 99 3 9 23 33 9 22
Somewhat harmful 292 25 57 84 62 32 32
Very harmful 797 90 151 180 157 87 132
Don't know/Not sure 25
2 2 5 5 11
Refused 7
1 4
1 1
Female Total 1682 140 307 404 284 191 356
Not harmful 11 2
1 3 1 4
Harmful/no worry 87 2 9 19 14 19 24
Somewhat harmful 277 27 45 83 54 23 45
Very harmful 1266 108 252 295 211 143 257
Don't know/Not sure 34 1
5 1 4 23
Refused 7
1 1 1 1 3
Denominator is: All survey respondents
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