TABLE 2

Presence of Strict Home Smoking Ban According to Respondent Characteristic

CharacteristicStrict Home Smoking Ban Valid (N = 1478), %aP
Age, y.407
    18–2481.2
    25–4476.0
    45–6475.2
    ≥6578.4
Gender.003
    Male73.3
    Female79.9
Race.625
    Nonwhite75.7
    White77.0
Education<.001
    <12 y58.7
    high school graduate70.5
    Some college74.1
    College graduate86.4
Residence.318
    Rural74.8
    Urban77.3
Smoker status<.001
    Current smoker26.7
    Not current smoker88.4
Other smokers in the home<.001
    Yes43.1
    No82.5
Child in the home<.001
    Yes83.5
    No73.2
Reported presence of smoking bans in bars.712
    Local ban present76.4
    Local ban not present77.2
Reported presence of smoking bans in restaurants.554
    Local ban present73.5
    Local ban not present75.2
Believe that SHS harms children<.001
    Agree79.0
    Disagree51.0
    Don't know40.0
Believe that thirdhand smoke harms children<.001
    Agree82.1
    Disagree57.5
    Don't know76.2
  • a Percentage of the 1478 respondents who answered each question in this question set ranged from 99% to 100%.