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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 work areas?

(Weighted Column Percents)

Total Age Groups
18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+
Smoking is not allowed in any work areas 88.5 82.7 86.2 88.3 90.0 92.8 96.6
It is allowed in some working areas 10.7 16.7 12.6 11.0 9.3 6.3 3.4
It is allowed in all work areas .8 .6 1.1 .7 .7 .9
Male Smoking is not allowed in any work areas 83.3 78.6 82.0 82.2 84.4 88.0 94.4
It is allowed in some working areas 15.3 20.2 16.2 16.5 14.2 10.2 5.6
It is allowed in all work areas 1.4 1.2 1.8 1.3 1.3 1.8
Female Smoking is not allowed in any work areas 94.0 87.0 91.1 94.8 95.8 97.5 98.2
It is allowed in some working areas 5.8 13.0 8.5 5.0 4.1 2.5 1.8
It is allowed in all work areas .2
.4 .1 .1

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 work areas?

(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 work areas 2,279 139 520 651 638 276 55
It is allowed in some working areas 245 26 66 69 63 19 2
It is allowed in all work areas 19 1 6 5 5 2
Don't know/not sure 14 1 1 2 7 3
Refused 1




1
Male Total 1,160 75 279 330 328 130 18
Smoking is not allowed in any work areas 971 57 232 277 276 112 17
It is allowed in some working areas 164 16 41 48 44 14 1
It is allowed in all work areas 16 1 5 4 4 2
Don't know/not sure 9 1 1 1 4 2
Female Total 1,398 92 314 397 385 170 40
Smoking is not allowed in any work areas 1,308 82 288 374 362 164 38
It is allowed in some working areas 81 10 25 21 19 5 1
It is allowed in all work areas 3
1 1 1

Don't know/not sure 5

1 3 1
Refused 1




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