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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
Which of these best describes your place of work's smoking policy for indoor public or common areas, such as lobbies, rest rooms, and lunch rooms?
(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Smoking is not allowed in any public areas 82.0 72.0 76.4 84.8 84.2 86.5 86.9
It is allowed in some public areas 16.9 22.7 22.6 14.6 14.8 12.8 13.1
It is allowed in all public areas 1.2 5.2 1.0 .5 1.0 .7
Male Smoking is not allowed in any public areas 77.5 62.7 73.4 82.1 78.0 82.2 88.6
It is allowed in some public areas 20.6 28.1 25.0 17.0 21.0 16.4 11.4
It is allowed in all public areas 1.9 9.2 1.6 .9 1.0 1.3
Female Smoking is not allowed in any public areas 86.7 82.0 79.8 87.7 90.8 90.9 85.6
It is allowed in some public areas 12.9 17.0 19.8 12.1 8.3 9.1 14.4
It is allowed in all public areas .4 1.0 .4 .1 .9

Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are employed and whose workplace has an official policy that restricts smoking.

Which of these best describes your place of work's smoking policy for indoor public or common areas, such as lobbies, rest rooms, and lunch rooms?
(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 2,558 167 593 727 713 300 58
Smoking is not allowed in any public areas 2,100 119 458 616 603 257 47
It is allowed in some public areas 411 43 124 102 95 38 9
It is allowed in all public areas 22 3 6 4 7 2
Don't know/not sure 23 2 5 5 8 1 2
Refused 2



2
Male Total 1,160 75 279 330 328 130 18
Smoking is not allowed in any public areas 906 47 208 269 262 105 15
It is allowed in some public areas 226 25 64 53 61 21 2
It is allowed in all public areas 15 2 5 3 3 2
Don't know/not sure 12 1 2 5 2 1 1
Refused 1



1
Female Total 1,398 92 314 397 385 170 40
Smoking is not allowed in any public areas 1,194 72 250 347 341 152 32
It is allowed in some public areas 185 18 60 49 34 17 7
It is allowed in all public areas 7 1 1 1 4

Don't know/not sure 11 1 3
6
1
Refused 1



1
Denominator is:
All survey respondents who are employed and whose workplace has an official policy that restricts smoking.