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 9232 82.1 0.5 81.2 83.0
GENDER
Female 5745 87.8 0.5 86.8 88.8
Male 3487 76.2 0.8 74.7 77.6
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 519 84.3 1.5 81.3 87.4
25-34 years 863 80.3 1.3 77.6 82.9
35-44 years 1141 81.4 1.2 79.1 83.7
45-54 years 1518 79.4 1.1 77.2 81.5
55-64 years 2024 82.5 0.9 80.7 84.2
65+ years 3167 85.0 0.7 83.6 86.3
ETHNICITY
Non-hispanic 8746 81.7 0.5 80.8 82.7
Hispanic 460 86.5 1.6 83.3 89.6
RACE
White only 8264 82.1 0.5 81.2 83.1
Black or African American only 343 81.3 2.4 76.5 86.1
Other race only 402 84.6 1.8 81.1 88.2
More than one race 147 75.9 3.8 68.4 83.4
EDUCATION
Less than high school 522 75.9 1.8 72.3 79.5
High school graduate or G.E.D 2372 78.3 0.9 76.5 80.1
Some college 2854 81.4 0.8 79.8 83.0
College graduate 3484 89.3 0.6 88.1 90.4
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 669 76.2 1.8 72.7 79.8
$15,000 to $24,999 1330 75.7 1.3 73.1 78.3
$25,000 to $34,999 1002 82.0 1.4 79.2 84.7
$35,000 to $49,999 1312 83.1 1.2 80.7 85.4
$50,000 or more 3804 85.7 0.7 84.4 87.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 4986 82.3 0.6 81.1 83.4
Out of work 349 73.5 2.5 68.6 78.4
Homemaker/Student 738 89.4 1.3 86.9 91.9
Retired 2674 83.9 0.8 82.4 85.4
Unable to work 459 69.3 2.2 64.9 73.7
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 2893 84.9 0.8 83.4 86.4
1 to less than 20 hours 596 88.6 1.4 85.9 91.4
20 hours to less than 40 hours 1156 83.0 1.3 80.5 85.5
40 plus hours 3620 82.2 0.7 80.8 83.6
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 5453 84.4 0.5 83.4 85.5
Divorced/Separated 1390 74.6 1.3 71.9 77.2
Widowed 1235 83.2 1.2 80.8 85.6
Never married 1126 80.0 1.3 77.5 82.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Not living with a disability 6897 83.6 0.5 82.6 84.6
Living with a disability 2297 77.1 1.0 75.1 79.0
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 529 83.7 1.8 80.1 87.3
Rural 928 79.8 1.5 76.9 82.6
Densely-settled rural 1641 80.3 1.1 78.1 82.5
Semi-Urban 1392 82.1 1.2 79.8 84.4
Urban 4742 83.0 0.6 81.8 84.2
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 907 75.6 1.4 72.8 78.3
Insured 8305 83.4 0.5 82.5 84.3
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 8125 82.6 0.5 81.7 83.5
Have diabetes 1101 78.2 1.4 75.6 80.9
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 8344 82.3 0.5 81.3 83.2
Current asthma 839 81.4 1.5 78.4 84.3
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No 6209 82.7 0.5 81.6 83.7
Yes 2973 80.7 0.8 79.1 82.3
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 8404 83.4 0.5 82.5 84.3
14+ days mental health NOT good 728 72.1 1.8 68.6 75.6
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 8088 86.7 0.4 85.9 87.6
Current smoker 1106 63.1 1.4 60.5 65.8
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 2988 83.3 0.8 81.7 84.8
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 3096 82.0 0.8 80.5 83.5
Obese, BMI>=30 2695 80.9 0.9 79.2 82.6
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
No 2370 77.3 1.0 75.4 79.1
Yes 6846 83.9 0.5 82.9 84.9
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 8120 83.3 0.5 82.3 84.2
Served on active duty 1110 74.2 1.4 71.5 77.0

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