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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

Do you agree or disagree with the following statement: Cigarette companies deliberately
advertise and promote cigarettes to encourage youth under 18 to smoke?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Strongly agree 52.7 34.4 50.4 53.1 53.6 54.2 65.7
Somewhat agree 17.9 23.7 16.8 23.1 20.5 15.1 7.8
Neither agree not disagree 2.1 2.3 2.5 1.6 1.8 1.2 3.1
Strongly disagree, or 13.9 16.8 14.3 10.4 12.3 20.4 13.4
Somewhat disagree? 13.3 22.9 16.0 11.8 11.8 9.1 10.0
Male Strongly agree 49.5 32.8 48.8 51.7 48.3 53.3 60.6
Somewhat agree 19.4 26.8 14.8 25.3 25.6 15.4 5.3
Neither agree not disagree 1.8 1.7 1.8 1.9 2.5
2.3
Strongly disagree, or 16.2 18.1 17.1 11.1 11.3 23.1 21.2
Somewhat disagree? 13.2 20.6 17.5 10.0 12.3 8.1 10.6
Female Strongly agree 55.8 36.2 52.0 54.4 59.1 55.0 69.1
Somewhat agree 16.5 20.2 18.8 21.0 15.3 14.8 9.5
Neither agree not disagree 2.4 2.9 3.2 1.4 1.0 2.5 3.6
Strongly disagree, or 11.8 15.3 11.6 9.8 13.3 17.6 8.2
Somewhat disagree? 13.4 25.4 14.4 13.5 11.3 10.1 9.5
Denominator is:
All survey respondents
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Do you agree or disagree with the following statement: Cigarette companies deliberately
advertise and promote cigarettes to encourage youth under 18 to smoke?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 1516 152 287 364 284 173 256
Strongly agree 750 54 132 179 147 92 146
Somewhat agree 272 36 53 88 52 25 18
Neither agree not disagree 33 4 9 6 4 3 7
Strongly disagree, or 195 24 43 31 37 30 30
Somewhat disagree? 178 30 39 41 33 16 19
Don't know/not sure 87 4 11 19 11 7 35
Refused 1




1
Male Total 643 74 126 155 121 75 92
Strongly agree 291 25 56 69 55 38 48
Somewhat agree 132 21 22 43 31 11 4
Neither agree not disagree 13 2 3 3 3
2
Strongly disagree, or 96 14 21 16 13 16 16
Somewhat disagree? 70 10 18 14 14 6 8
Don't know/not sure 40 2 6 10 5 4 13
Refused 1




1
Female Total 873 78 161 209 163 98 164
Strongly agree 459 29 76 110 92 54 98
Somewhat agree 140 15 31 45 21 14 14
Neither agree not disagree 20 2 6 3 1 3 5
Strongly disagree, or 99 10 22 15 24 14 14
Somewhat disagree? 108 20 21 27 19 10 11
Don't know/not sure 47 2 5 9 6 3 22
Denominator is:
All survey respondents