Attitudes toward smoking in public places — Estimates of the percentage of the US household population, 18 or older, who believe that public areas should be smoke-free*
|Public Area:||Total (%)||Male (%)||Female (%)|
|Indoor work areas||68.2||63.4||72.5|
|Bars and cocktail lounges||29.8||27.1||32.3|
|Indoor sporting events||71.7||67.8||75.2|
|Indoor shopping malls||69.4||66.0||72.5|
|Population size** (thousands)||191,095||91,770||99,325|
*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?"
Table was updated in May 2002.
**Based on sample size applying to the item in the series having the fewest respondents providing other than a Don't Know or Refusal response.
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September 24, 2020