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Attitudes Toward Smoking in Public Places: Restaurants, Hospitals, & Indoor Work Areas

Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey (TUS-CPS), 2001-02
Attitudes toward smoking in public places -- Percentage Estimates of the US household population, 18 or older, who believe that public areas should be smoke-free.
State Restaurants Hospitals Indoor Work Areas
Percent Sample Population Percent Sample Population Percent Sample Population
Total US 57.5 181828 200207723 86.7 182335 200732866 74.3 181525 199869020
Alabama 54.2 3042 3210807 87.0 3052 3220501 74.5 3046 3213729
Alaska 64.1 2349 407625 88.1 2358 409037 77.5 2342 406773
Arizona 62.0 2364 3485996 90.5 2365 3487604 81.3 2361 3482648
Arkansas 48.4 2152 1882740 82.9 2162 1890432 68.2 2144 1877628
California 80.0 11317 24732782 92.9 11347 24789446 87.1 11309 24712776
Colorado 58.4 3703 3054365 88.9 3706 3057612 77.7 3698 3050724
Connecticut 59.1 3135 2387957 88.1 3143 2393262 76.7 3131 2384579
Delaware 57.0 2275 562370 88.3 2276 562938 75.7 2264 560262
District of Columbia 56.0 2081 394828 90.6 2089 396210 81.2 2082 394955
Florida 58.1 7733 11553783 85.9 7745 11569696 75.7 7717 11532793
Georgia 51.8 2404 5801651 82.3 2406 5805412 69.9 2400 5791752
Hawaii 61.7 2001 841368 91.1 2009 844653 86.6 2000 840860
Idaho 60.2 2488 908664 87.4 2486 908713 76.4 2483 907375
Illinois 52.4 6141 8703419 85.1 6162 8732841 68.7 6141 8708338
Indiana 45.6 3667 4272203 80.0 3688 4294044 62.8 3662 4266243
Iowa 52.0 3398 2068745 87.0 3414 2077930 71.4 3403 2071717
Kansas 54.4 3342 1896655 87.3 3355 1903004 72.9 3337 1892232
Kentucky 38.4 2545 2983735 74.3 2550 2988024 57.1 2538 2974972
Louisiana 51.2 1811 3083883 84.2 1816 3091037 69.9 1809 3078591
Maine 70.9 3427 969553 89.9 3434 971729 80.6 3414 965690
Maryland 56.3 3038 3861136 89.3 3044 3869285 77.4 3034 3855575
Massachusetts 62.7 3383 4566451 91.0 3393 4581131 80.7 3376 4560834
Michigan 51.2 4845 7137626 85.8 4864 7169448 67.6 4814 7102283
Minnesota 53.3 3680 3497240 89.0 3694 3508723 77.5 3672 3488634
Mississippi 52.8 1851 1974291 84.9 1853 1975621 73.5 1848 1971102
Missouri 44.9 2951 3940901 80.1 2964 3958655 65.6 2946 3934594
Montana 54.3 2173 654730 85.4 2183 657515 68.6 2175 655550
Nebraska 52.3 3178 1204114 88.6 3183 1205592 73.3 3172 1202432
Nevada 53.6 3459 1397344 85.6 3465 1400051 70.2 3451 1394357
New Hampshire 59.5 3203 912477 89.6 3207 913328 76.2 3194 909465
New Jersey 58.9 4348 6010436 89.6 4359 6026235 77.3 4344 6008082
New Mexico 61.0 2057 1259433 88.8 2066 1265409 75.9 2053 1256039
New York 59.1 8121 13235590 88.1 8142 13264276 74.9 8105 13206295
North Carolina 44.8 3630 5578866 79.5 3638 5590611 62.4 3620 5565191
North Dakota 50.2 3057 450143 89.2 3065 450856 73.9 3054 449403
Ohio 46.0 5779 8074751 81.1 5801 8111020 63.9 5760 8041846
Oklahoma 54.1 2756 2440233 83.7 2767 2449256 70.1 2752 2436205
Oregon 64.7 3054 2481833 89.9 3060 2485673 81.2 3052 2479871
Pennsylvania 52.9 6366 8783891 87.2 6399 8824301 70.1 6352 8760474
Rhode Island 60.2 2990 710652 91.2 3001 713610 78.2 2980 708749
South Carolina 50.9 2387 2927494 83.3 2390 2931852 69.0 2385 2926000
South Dakota 54.6 3264 525582 86.7 3275 527273 70.8 3266 526285
Tennessee 43.3 2139 4045476 79.9 2147 4055985 67.4 2141 4040399
Texas 58.4 7203 14462489 88.7 7222 14498310 79.6 7183 14417625
Utah 77.6 2542 1461046 93.9 2545 1462787 87.3 2543 1461663
Vermont 66.5 2917 462177 89.9 2920 462551 78.4 2910 461000
Virginia 52.1 2973 5136681 84.7 2976 5141870 69.8 2971 5133600
Washington 63.2 3515 4237807 88.4 3522 4246597 80.1 3513 4235802
West Virginia 44.1 2919 1368522 69.8 2926 1372130 56.8 2912 1366275
Wisconsin 50.3 3950 3852712 86.0 3963 3864772 69.3 3942 3846514
Wyoming 51.7 2725 352470 83.7 2738 354019 66.5 2724 352239

Assessed by asking: "In (PUBLIC AREA), do you think that smoking should be allowed in all areas, allowed in some areas, or not allowed at all?"

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Last Modified: 11 Apr 2014