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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
How important is it that communities keep stores
from selling tobacco products to minors?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Very important 87.1 79.5 89.1 90.8 89.2 85.9 84.3
Somewhat important 10.9 19.3 9.6 8.0 9.8 11.6 11.2
Not very important .9
.9 .3 .4 2.0 2.1
Not important at all 1.1 1.3 .4 .9 .6 .5 2.5
Male Very important 83.0 74.0 89.7 85.4 85.4 82.8 76.4
Somewhat important 14.3 23.6 9.2 12.9 14.6 12.8 16.0
Not very important 1.2
.4 .6
4.1 3.0
Not important at all 1.5 2.4 .8 1.1
.3 4.6
Female Very important 91.1 85.3 88.6 95.7 93.6 88.7 90.7
Somewhat important 7.6 14.7 10.0 3.6 4.3 10.6 7.2
Not very important .7
1.4
.9
1.2
Not important at all .6

.7 1.3 .7 .8
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.

How important is it that communities keep stores
from selling tobacco products to minors?

(Unweighted Frequencies)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Total 1,317 101 284 259 265 157 251
Very important 1,147 82 253 235 234 133 210
Somewhat important 135 18 27 21 26 18 25
Not very important 13
3 1 1 3 5
Not important at all 12 1 1 2 2 2 4
Don't know/Not sure 6


2
4
Refused 4



1 3
Male Total 584 52 135 106 137 73 81
Very important 486 41 118 89 116 59 63
Somewhat important 79 10 15 15 19 9 11
Not very important 7
1 1
3 2
Not important at all 7 1 1 1
1 3
Don't know/Not sure 3


2
1
Refused 2



1 1
Female Total 733 49 149 153 128 84 170
Very important 661 41 135 146 118 74 147
Somewhat important 56 8 12 6 7 9 14
Not very important 6
2
1
3
Not important at all 5

1 2 1 1
Don't know/Not sure 3




3
Refused 2




2
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.