TABLE 2

Parental Smoking Behavior in Cars and Pediatrician Assistance (N = 795)

VariableN (%)
Parents’ smoking behavior in their cars
 Someone smoked in their car in the past 3 mo580 (73)
 Have a smoke-free car policy
  Yes233 (29)
  No562 (71)
 Smoked with child present in the car268a (48)
 Have a strictly enforced smoke-free car policy187 (24)
Pediatrician assistance
 Asked about smoking status169 (21)
 Asked about smoke-free car116 (14)
 Advised about a smoke-free car101 (12)
 Type of visit
  Routine well-child visit55 (54)
  Sick visit34 (34)
  Other reason12 (12)
 Youngest child’s age, y
  <1 36 (36)
  1–440 (40)
  5–915 (15)
  ≥1010 (9)
  • a N = 562 (parents who allow smoking in their car).