Percentage of Adults Who Support a Statewide Smoking Ban,
that Prohibits Smoking in Indoor Public Places

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 4508 76.9 0.8 75.4 78.5
GENDER
Female 2891 83.2 0.9 81.5 84.9
Male 1617 70.3 1.3 67.7 72.9
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 206 77.4 3.0 71.5 83.3
25-34 years 404 70.3 2.4 65.7 74.9
35-44 years 532 78.0 2.1 73.9 82.1
45-54 years 782 76.8 1.7 73.4 80.2
55-64 years 1013 77.8 1.5 75.0 80.7
65+ years 1571 80.9 1.1 78.8 83.1
ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic 4328 76.3 0.8 74.7 77.9
Hispanic 173 83.7 3.2 77.5 89.9
RACE
White only 4031 75.6 0.9 74.0 77.3
Black or African American only 208 83.4 2.9 77.6 89.1
Other race only 201 86.0 3.0 80.2 91.8
More than one race 57 74.5 6.7 61.3 87.6
EDUCATION
Less than high school 233 70.4 3.5 63.5 77.3
High school graduate or G.E.D 1127 72.0 1.6 68.9 75.0
Some college 1254 74.7 1.4 71.9 77.5
College graduate 1894 87.2 0.9 85.4 89.0
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 322 65.3 3.2 59.1 71.5
$15,000 to $24,999 622 71.5 2.4 66.9 76.1
$25,000 to $34,999 474 75.1 2.5 70.3 80.0
$35,000 to $49,999 645 73.7 2.2 69.4 78.0
$50,000 or more 1912 82.9 1.1 80.8 85.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 2318 77.6 1.1 75.5 79.7
Out of work 163 60.3 4.5 51.4 69.2
Homemaker/Student 377 83.1 2.3 78.5 87.7
Retired 1420 80.4 1.2 78.0 82.8
Unable to work 226 64.3 3.5 57.3 71.2
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 1547 81.8 1.2 79.3 84.2
1 to less than 20 hours 270 82.7 3.2 76.4 89.0
20 hours to less than 40 hours 584 82.3 2.0 78.4 86.2
40 plus hours 1657 76.1 1.3 73.7 78.6
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 2774 80.1 0.9 78.3 81.9
Divorced/Separated 598 69.5 2.4 64.8 74.1
Widowed 618 75.0 2.4 70.4 79.6
Never married 507 73.2 2.3 68.7 77.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Do not have a disability 3319 78.5 0.9 76.7 80.3
Have a disability 1173 71.3 1.7 68.0 74.5
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 246 74.1 3.4 67.4 80.9
Rural 414 73.5 2.7 68.2 78.8
Densely-settled rural 714 72.9 2.0 69.1 76.8
Semi-Urban 671 76.5 2.0 72.5 80.4
Urban 2463 79.5 1.1 77.4 81.7
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 401 68.5 2.6 63.4 73.6
Insured 4104 78.7 0.8 77.1 80.2
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 3976 77.2 0.9 75.5 78.8
Have diabetes 527 75.2 2.2 71.0 79.5
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 4119 76.8 0.8 75.1 78.4
Current asthma 366 78.4 2.5 73.5 83.3
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No arthritis 2985 76.9 1.0 75.0 78.8
Have arthritis 1511 77.5 1.3 74.9 80.1
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 4093 78.2 0.8 76.5 79.8
14+ days mental health NOT good 351 67.6 2.7 62.3 73.0
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 4011 83.6 0.8 82.1 85.1
Current smoker 485 51.2 2.2 46.9 55.6
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 1539 80.0 1.3 77.5 82.6
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 1541 78.2 1.3 75.7 80.8
Obese, BMI>=30 1237 72.5 1.7 69.2 75.7
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 979 71.1 1.8 67.6 74.7
Participates in leisure time physical activity 3527 78.7 0.9 76.9 80.4
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 3979 78.0 0.9 76.3 79.6
Served on active duty 528 68.9 2.3 64.3 73.5

Numerator: Respondents reporting that they support a statewide smoking ban
that prohibits smoking in indoor public places.
 
Denominator: All respondents, excluding refusals..
 
On Questionnaire Split A