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Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS); 1998

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1998

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies

During the last 30 days, have you carried a loaded firearm on your person, outside of the home for protection against people?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Yes 5.3 3.2 5.5 9.2 3.4 4.6 3.9
No 94.7 96.8 94.5 90.8 96.6 95.4 96.1
Male Yes 7.6 2.3 5.5 14.4 4.8 7.0 7.4
No 92.4 97.7 94.5 85.6 95.2 93.0 92.6
Female Yes 2.5 4.3 5.5 3.4 1.6 1.6
No 97.5 95.7 94.5 96.6 98.4 98.4 100.0
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who keep firearms in their home
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During the last 30 days, have you carried a loaded firearm on your person, outside of the home for protection against people?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 802 64 122 205 162 126 123
Yes 45 2 7 20 6 6 4
No 757 62 115 185 156 120 119
Male Total 403 33 67 103 79 61 60
Yes 36 1 5 17 4 5 4
No 367 32 62 86 75 56 56
Female Total 399 31 55 102 83 65 63
Yes 9 1 2 3 2 1
No 390 30 53 99 81 64 63
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who keep firearms in their home