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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
When was the last time you or someone else deliberately tested all of the smoke detectors in your home, either by pressing the test button or holding a source of smoke near them?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
W/in month 34.2 33.0 38.2 33.8 30.1 36.3 34.2
W/in 6 months 36.6 33.7 33.3 38.5 39.0 36.5 37.3
W/in past year 9.8 4.9 10.3 11.3 12.4 8.5 8.8
One+ year ago 6.5 5.4 3.8 8.2 9.1 7.3 4.8
Never 6.5 11.0 8.8 5.2 5.3 6.1 4.5
No smoke detectors 1.9 3.1 1.5 .8 1.6 1.9 3.2
Don't know/Not sure 4.4 8.9 4.1 2.1 2.4 3.5 7.2
Refused .0

.1 .1

Male W/in month 38.4 37.4 42.5 39.2 33.0 38.8 39.2
W/in 6 months 34.5 26.4 31.0 34.5 40.6 35.8 36.9
W/in past year 10.0 4.7 8.5 12.9 12.0 9.4 9.6
One+ year ago 5.7 5.7 3.1 5.7 8.4 7.2 4.7
Never 6.5 12.9 9.7 6.2 4.4 4.4 2.6
No smoke detectors 1.9 3.3 2.3 .5 .6 2.1 3.7
Don't know/Not sure 2.9 9.7 2.9 .9 1.0 2.3 3.3
Refused .1

.3


Female W/in month 30.2 28.4 33.8 28.4 27.2 34.0 30.5
W/in 6 months 38.7 41.4 35.6 42.5 37.4 37.1 37.7
W/in past year 9.7 5.1 12.2 9.8 12.9 7.6 8.3
One+ year ago 7.2 5.1 4.5 10.7 9.9 7.3 4.8
Never 6.5 9.0 7.9 4.2 6.1 7.8 5.9
No smoke detectors 1.9 2.9 .7 1.2 2.6 1.7 2.8
Don't know/Not sure 5.8 8.0 5.3 3.2 3.7 4.5 10.0
Refused .0


.2

Denominator is: All survey respondents

When was the last time you or someone else deliberately tested all of the smoke detectors in your home, either by pressing the test button or holding a source of smoke near them?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 3308 292 607 750 592 391 676
W/in month 1126 106 231 247 169 140 233
W/in 6 months 1216 103 212 294 221 142 244
W/in past year 319 15 56 80 72 36 60
One+ year ago 224 14 27 64 58 25 36
Never 220 24 54 43 41 27 31
No smoke detectors 67 9 7 6 12 9 24
Don't know/Not sure 134 21 20 15 18 12 48
Refused 2

1 1

Male Total 1399 153 273 327 241 170 235
W/in month 543 62 120 125 78 63 95
W/in 6 months 486 48 86 116 90 64 82
W/in past year 134 7 23 37 29 16 22
One+ year ago 85 7 10 21 24 10 13
Never 85 13 22 22 14 9 5
No smoke detectors 29 5 5 2 3 4 10
Don't know/Not sure 36 11 7 3 3 4 8
Refused 1

1


Female Total 1909 139 334 423 351 221 441
W/in month 583 44 111 122 91 77 138
W/in 6 months 730 55 126 178 131 78 162
W/in past year 185 8 33 43 43 20 38
One+ year ago 139 7 17 43 34 15 23
Never 135 11 32 21 27 18 26
No smoke detectors 38 4 2 4 9 5 14
Don't know/Not sure 98 10 13 12 15 8 40
Refused 1


1

Denominator is: All survey respondents
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