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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:
People should be protected from secondhand smoke?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Strongly agree 65.1 64.3 69.2 64.5 65.7 61.7 64.2
Somewhat agree 20.3 24.1 19.5 22.7 18.4 18.7 18.4
Neither agree nor disagree 2.8 2.5 1.6 2.2 2.9 3.7 4.0
Strongly disagree 5.2 3.6 3.9 5.0 5.2 8.3 5.7
Somewhat disagree 6.6 5.5 5.8 5.6 7.8 7.6 7.7
Male Strongly agree 58.5 57.8 63.7 56.3 57.9 56.6 58.3
Somewhat agree 22.5 27.5 20.7 26.8 21.9 17.8 18.5
Neither agree nor disagree 2.9 2.8 1.6 2.2 3.7 4.5 3.7
Strongly disagree 7.4 5.4 6.2 7.3 7.0 12.9 6.8
Somewhat disagree 8.7 6.4 7.9 7.4 9.6 8.2 12.7
Female Strongly agree 71.4 71.2 74.9 72.5 73.5 66.5 68.4
Somewhat agree 18.2 20.5 18.3 18.7 15.0 19.5 18.3
Neither agree nor disagree 2.6 2.1 1.6 2.2 2.2 3.0 4.2
Strongly disagree 3.2 1.7 1.6 2.7 3.4 4.0 4.9
Somewhat disagree 4.7 4.5 3.6 3.9 5.9 7.1 4.2
Denominator is:
All survey respondents
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Do you agree or disagree with the following statement:
People should be protected from secondhand smoke?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 5403 506 1006 1218 1049 690 934
Strongly agree 3454 326 671 795 672 411 579
Somewhat agree 1099 120 203 270 197 134 175
Neither agree nor disagree 151 13 20 26 32 24 36
Strongly disagree 262 18 33 51 56 52 52
Somewhat disagree 337 27 62 62 73 52 61
Don't know/not sure 82 1 15 13 17 14 22
Refused 18 1 2 1 2 3 9
Male Total 2269 227 466 493 455 296 332
Strongly agree 1290 132 286 280 250 159 183
Somewhat agree 507 61 97 130 101 55 63
Neither agree nor disagree 71 7 10 11 17 14 12
Strongly disagree 167 13 25 31 36 38 24
Somewhat disagree 191 13 40 36 43 22 37
Don't know/not sure 36 1 8 4 6 8 9
Refused 7

1 2
4
Female Total 3134 279 540 725 594 394 602
Strongly agree 2164 194 385 515 422 252 396
Somewhat agree 592 59 106 140 96 79 112
Neither agree nor disagree 80 6 10 15 15 10 24
Strongly disagree 95 5 8 20 20 14 28
Somewhat disagree 146 14 22 26 30 30 24
Don't know/not sure 46
7 9 11 6 13
Refused 11 1 2

3 5
Denominator is:
All survey respondents