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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
About how long ago was it that a health care professional advised you to quit smoking?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
W/in past year 62.6 74.3 57.2 61.1 58.8 53.7 74.1
W/in past 3 years 18.8 18.5 22.4 19.6 19.1 21.8 8.4
3+ years ago 17.9 7.2 20.3 19.3 20.6 21.9 16.4
Don't know/not sure .6


.8 2.5 1.0
Refused .2


.7

Male W/in past year 57.1 56.9 52.7 60.9 54.2 42.2 76.2
W/in past 3 years 20.8 27.2 27.1 17.5 20.6 25.0 8.9
3+ years ago 21.3 15.9 20.2 21.7 23.9 27.9 14.9
Don't know/not sure .5



4.9
Refused .3


1.3

Female W/in past year 67.7 85.9 60.2 61.4 64.4 65.7 72.7
W/in past 3 years 16.9 12.7 19.4 22.2 17.4 18.5 8.1
3+ years ago 14.9 1.4 20.5 16.4 16.4 15.7 17.4
Don't know/not sure .6


1.8
1.7
Denominator is: All survey respondents who currently smoke cigarettes and have ever been advised to
quit smoking the last time they visited a health care professional

About how long ago was it that a health care professional advised you to quit smoking?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 536 62 107 127 115 62 63
W/in past year 337 45 64 78 71 32 47
W/in past 3 years 94 11 22 23 18 14 6
3+ years ago 100 6 21 26 23 15 9
Don't know/not sure 4


2 1 1
Refused 1


1

Male Total 230 30 42 59 52 26 21
W/in past year 132 19 22 37 28 10 16
W/in past 3 years 44 6 11 9 9 7 2
3+ years ago 52 5 9 13 14 8 3
Don't know/not sure 1



1
Refused 1


1

Female Total 306 32 65 68 63 36 42
W/in past year 205 26 42 41 43 22 31
W/in past 3 years 50 5 11 14 9 7 4
3+ years ago 48 1 12 13 9 7 6
Don't know/not sure 3


2
1
Denominator is: All survey respondents who currently smoke cigarettes and have ever been advised to
quit smoking the last time they visited a health care professional
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