Table 2

Agreement with tobacco smoking attitude statements reported by University staff and students
Non-smokers N (%) Ex-smokers N (%) Smokers N (%) Total N (%)
If someone smokes cigarettes around me they are causing me harm because of second-hand smoke 686 (89) 86 (80.4) 42 (46.7) 814* (84.1)
I prefer to socialise in a smoke-free environment 695 (90.1) 86 (80.4) 30 (33.3) 811* (83.8)
I seek out smoke-free environments 572 (74.2) 67 (62.6) 13 (14.4) 652* (67.4)
It disappoints me when a friend who normally doesn’t smoke, smokes cigarettes while drinking 547 (70.9) 46 (43) 13 (14.4) 606* (62.6)
I would rather date a non-smoker 701 (90.9) 84 (78.5) 36 (40) 821* (84.8)
I ask others not to smoke around me 354 (44.7) 28 (26.2) 2 (2.2) 375* (38.7)

Agreement with the statement indicated by strongly agree or agree.

*P = <0.001.

Burns et al.

Burns et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:738   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-738

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