Table 5

Beliefs Related to Regulations that Limit Nicotine, Cigarettes, and Tobacco Products (n = 678)

% Support

% Oppose

% Don't Know


"If nicotine was made easily available in non-cigarette form, would you support or oppose a law that reduced the amount of nicotine in cigarettes, to make cigarettes less addictive?"

67*

(64%-71%)

28

(25%-31%)

5

(3%-7%)


"If nicotine was made easily available in non-cigarette form, would you support or oppose a law that banned cigarettes but made alternative forms of nicotine available?"

30

(26%-33%)

66

(63%-70%)

4

(3%-6%)


"If nicotine was made easily available in non-cigarette form, would you support or oppose a law that banned tobacco products completely?"

19**

(16%-22%)

79

(76%-82%)

2

(1%-3%)


95% Confidence Intervals are presented in parentheses

* = compared to female participants, male participants were more likely to support (p = .001)

** = compared to high and moderate income participants, low income participants were more likely to support (p = .004)

Fix et al. BMC Public Health 2011 11:941   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-941

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