TABLE 2

Support for Smoking Bans: Variable Definitions

VariableSurvey QuestionResponses*
Smoking should not be allowed in child care centersSmoking should be allowed in child care centers. Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree?• Strongly agree
• Agree
Disagree
Strongly Disagree
It is unacceptable for parents to smoke in front of childrenIt is acceptable for parents to smoke in front of children. Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree?• Strongly agree
• Agree
Disagree
Strongly Disagree
Hospitals should be smoke-freeIn hospitals, do you think that smoking should be allowed in all areas, some areas, or not at all?• All areas
• Some areas
Not at all
Shopping malls should be smoke-freeIn shopping malls, do you think that smoking should be allowed in all areas, some areas, or not at all?• All areas
• Some areas
Not at all
Convenience stores should be smoke-freeIn convenience stores, do you think that smoking should be allowed in all areas, some areas, or not at all?• All areas
• Some areas
Not at all
Fast-food restaurants should be smoke-freeIn fast-food restaurants, do you think that smoking should be allowed in all areas, some areas, or not at all?• All areas
• Some areas
Not at all
Restaurants should be smoke-freeIn restaurants, do you think that smoking should be allowed in all areas, some areas, or not at all?• All areas
• Some areas
Not at all
Indoor sporting events should be smoke-freeIn indoor sporting events, do you think that smoking should be allowed in all areas, some areas, or not at all?• All areas
• Some areas
Not at all
Outdoor parks should be smoke-freeIn outdoor parks, do you think that smoking should be allowed in all areas, some areas, or not at all?• All areas
• Some areas
Not at all
  • * Bolded responses indicate how items were dichotomized in the analysis.