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1999 Adult Behavioral Risk Factor Data

Oregon Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 1999

Weighted Column Percents Unweighted Frequencies
In your opinion, how easy is it for minors
to buy cigarettes and other tobacco products in your community?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Very easy 40.9 43.6 37.4 33.7 39.6 41.1 54.3
Somewhat easy 33.9 23.6 36.1 39.5 37.4 36.2 26.1
Somewhat difficult 18.1 25.3 18.9 18.9 16.6 17.8 12.3
Very difficult 7.1 7.5 7.7 7.9 6.5 4.8 7.3
Male Very easy 39.9 45.1 39.0 30.4 37.3 40.5 53.6
Somewhat easy 32.8 19.7 33.5 40.2 37.3 34.8 25.5
Somewhat difficult 20.8 27.0 22.6 21.0 17.8 21.0 16.3
Very difficult 6.5 8.1 5.0 8.4 7.5 3.6 4.7
Female Very easy 41.8 41.9 35.8 36.8 42.1 41.7 54.9
Somewhat easy 35.0 27.8 38.7 38.8 37.4 37.7 26.6
Somewhat difficult 15.5 23.4 15.1 17.0 15.2 14.7 8.9
Very difficult 7.8 6.9 10.4 7.5 5.3 6.0 9.6
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.

In your opinion, how easy is it for minors
to buy cigarettes and other tobacco products in your community?

(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
Very easy 612 58 126 110 117 69 132
Somewhat easy 520 32 116 132 115 60 65
Somewhat difficult 270 37 59 64 53 30 27
Very difficult 98 9 27 20 19 7 16
Don't know/not sure 254 4 23 37 58 43 89
Refused 1



1
Male Total 764 72 169 151 175 97 100
Very easy 263 34 64 41 51 31 42
Somewhat easy 228 16 52 54 59 27 20
Somewhat difficult 136 18 32 26 29 18 13
Very difficult 40 4 9 9 11 3 4
Don't know/not sure 96
12 21 25 17 21
Refused 1



1
Female Total 991 68 182 212 187 113 229
Very easy 349 24 62 69 66 38 90
Somewhat easy 292 16 64 78 56 33 45
Somewhat difficult 134 19 27 38 24 12 14
Very difficult 58 5 18 11 8 4 12
Don't know/not sure 158 4 11 16 33 26 68
Denominator is:
All survey respondents.