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Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS); 1997

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1997

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
How often do you use seatblelts when you drive or ride in a car?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Always 83.9 74.9 86.1 84.2 83.8 84.5 86.8
Nearly always 10.9 14.6 9.3 10.8 11.2 11.7 9.6
Sometimes 2.1 3.8 3.2 1.8 1.9 1.7 .8
Seldom 1.5 3.8 .6 2.3 1.0 1.3 .9
Never 1.4 2.9 .9 .9 2.0 .9 1.6
Don't know/Not sure .0




.1
Never drive .1 .1



.2
Refused .0


.1

Male Always 78.9 71.5 80.8 80.1 79.2 80.1 79.0
Nearly always 14.3 18.0 12.3 11.9 14.9 15.0 16.3
Sometimes 3.1 5.0 4.7 2.8 2.5 1.9 1.7
Seldom 1.9 3.8 .6 3.6 .8 1.4 1.5
Never 1.7 1.4 1.6 1.6 2.4 1.5 1.3
Don't know/Not sure .1




.3
Never drive .0 .3




Refused .0


.3

Female Always 88.7 78.4 91.5 88.2 88.5 88.5 92.5
Nearly always 7.7 11.1 6.2 9.7 7.5 8.6 4.9
Sometimes 1.2 2.4 1.6 .8 1.4 1.4 .1
Seldom 1.1 3.6 .6 1.0 1.1 1.1 .4
Never 1.2 4.4 .1 .3 1.6 .3 1.7
Never drive .1




.3
Denominator is: All survey respondents

How often do you use seatblelts when you drive or ride in a car?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 3308 292 607 750 592 391 676
Always 2806 220 514 645 496 335 596
Nearly always 337 45 62 71 66 40 53
Sometimes 66 11 19 12 12 7 5
Seldom 47 10 5 15 6 4 7
Never 47 5 7 7 11 5 12
Don't know/Not sure 1




1
Never drive 3 1



2
Refused 1


1

Male Total 1399 153 273 327 241 170 235
Always 1103 109 214 268 185 137 190
Nearly always 191 26 38 35 38 23 31
Sometimes 44 8 13 9 7 3 4
Seldom 29 6 2 10 3 3 5
Never 29 3 6 5 7 4 4
Don't know/Not sure 1




1
Never drive 1 1




Refused 1


1

Female Total 1909 139 334 423 351 221 441
Always 1703 111 300 377 311 198 406
Nearly always 146 19 24 36 28 17 22
Sometimes 22 3 6 3 5 4 1
Seldom 18 4 3 5 3 1 2
Never 18 2 1 2 4 1 8
Never drive 2




2
Denominator is: All survey respondents
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