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Attitudes Toward Smoking in Public Places: Indoor Sporting Events & Indoor Shopping Malls

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 Indoor Sporting Events Indoor Shopping Malls
Percent Sample Population Percent Sample Population
Total US 76.8 181233 199522924 76.0 181760 200077268
Alabama 76.9 3035 3205767 73.9 3049 3217602
Alaska 81.7 2339 405829 83.6 2347 407167
Arizona 79.4 2359 3478124 81.6 2363 3484602
Arkansas 73.0 2137 1872466 70.6 2149 1880999
California 85.8 11273 24646072 86.5 11301 24694176
Colorado 77.8 3699 3050449 78.2 3701 3051961
Connecticut 78.3 3125 2378942 77.7 3134 2384949
Delaware 78.6 2262 559922 77.5 2269 561548
District of Columbia 76.6 2076 393772 76.1 2083 395057
Florida 71.9 7701 11508838 72.7 7729 11543281
Georgia 70.6 2394 5782669 69.6 2404 5802265
Hawaii 84.1 1984 832677 82.4 1994 837704
Idaho 83.0 2479 906337 83.1 2483 907250
Illinois 72.4 6126 8688813 70.4 6136 8699615
Indiana 74.4 3669 4273909 69.7 3678 4282945
Iowa 82.5 3396 2066937 77.0 3406 2072740
Kansas 80.1 3340 1894826 78.5 3349 1899345
Kentucky 64.1 2529 2967289 60.6 2538 2976136
Louisiana 65.3 1802 3063031 66.8 1811 3079617
Maine 89.3 3421 967702 87.9 3427 968972
Maryland 77.9 3020 3841915 77.3 3031 3854739
Massachusetts 82.7 3378 4563132 81.8 3387 4573540
Michigan 74.6 4823 7113623 74.9 4845 7144685
Minnesota 84.1 3684 3498341 81.4 3692 3505970
Mississippi 75.1 1841 1965019 74.9 1848 1971707
Missouri 69.8 2950 3943257 68.1 2949 3940071
Montana 78.9 2179 656506 76.1 2178 656463
Nebraska 80.9 3172 1202541 77.8 3174 1202767
Nevada 70.8 3437 1389551 68.8 3457 1396721
New Hampshire 85.2 3187 908721 82.9 3196 910905
New Jersey 77.7 4324 5980149 77.2 4345 6007253
New Mexico 79.4 2057 1259476 77.5 2057 1258923
New York 78.5 8077 13165835 79.0 8097 13194063
North Carolina 66.0 3613 5556535 64.0 3625 5572966
North Dakota 84.5 3051 449307 80.9 3060 450289
Ohio 71.8 5757 8044858 68.2 5785 8089048
Oklahoma 75.5 2752 2438052 73.2 2759 2442371
Oregon 85.4 3049 2477866 85.7 3059 2485680
Pennsylvania 75.1 6327 8728454 71.7 6356 8766727
Rhode Island 82.2 2969 706612 81.3 2987 710117
South Carolina 70.7 2385 2927812 67.7 2387 2929030
South Dakota 81.7 3274 527412 77.7 3275 527556
Tennessee 68.8 2127 4021539 68.5 2137 4035456
Texas 77.8 7169 14394785 79.0 7190 14438695
Utah 89.9 2540 1460311 91.4 2542 1460932
Vermont 86.1 2913 461521 83.7 2913 461376
Virginia 73.2 2951 5101765 72.5 2967 5129302
Washington 82.4 3505 4228442 83.8 3511 4234081
West Virginia 66.1 2903 1362601 60.7 2921 1369983
Wisconsin 77.1 3946 3849949 75.1 3953 3855375
Wyoming 79.8 2727 352666 74.8 2726 352547

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