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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 the following statements best describes how you
think the tobacco industry is being treated these days?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
People are too soft on the tobacco industry 39.8 40.6 37.0 36.2 47.7 38.7 39.1
People are treating the tobacco industry fairly 33.8 31.8 37.6 36.9 35.7 27.0 29.2
People are too hard on the tobacco industry? 26.5 27.6 25.4 26.9 16.6 34.4 31.7
Male People are too soft on the tobacco industry 34.5 34.5 31.9 26.5 43.3 38.1 35.8
People are treating the tobacco industry fairly 34.1 29.1 37.6 37.3 37.2 26.1 30.8
People are too hard on the tobacco industry? 31.4 36.4 30.5 36.2 19.5 35.8 33.3
Female People are too soft on the tobacco industry 45.1 47.3 42.8 45.8 52.6 39.2 41.8
People are treating the tobacco industry fairly 33.4 34.8 37.5 36.4 34.1 27.7 27.8
People are too hard on the tobacco industry? 21.5 17.9 19.7 17.8 13.3 33.0 30.4
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.

Which of the following statements best describes how you
think the tobacco industry is being treated these days?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 1,755 140 351 363 362 210 329
People are too soft on the tobacco industry 645 53 123 129 159 75 106
People are treating the tobacco industry fairly 531 48 122 120 109 53 79
People are too hard on the tobacco industry? 381 28 81 81 59 56 76
Don't know/not sure 184 11 24 32 33 22 62
Refused 14
1 1 2 4 6
Male Total 764 72 169 151 175 97 100
People are too soft on the tobacco industry 250 24 51 39 71 33 32
People are treating the tobacco industry fairly 249 24 62 54 57 24 28
People are too hard on the tobacco industry? 207 20 50 47 36 27 27
Don't know/not sure 52 4 6 11 10 9 12
Refused 6


1 4 1
Female Total 991 68 182 212 187 113 229
People are too soft on the tobacco industry 395 29 72 90 88 42 74
People are treating the tobacco industry fairly 282 24 60 66 52 29 51
People are too hard on the tobacco industry? 174 8 31 34 23 29 49
Don't know/not sure 132 7 18 21 23 13 50
Refused 8
1 1 1
5
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.