Table 3

Home and automobile smoking bans by mother's sociodemographic characteristics*

Characteristic

Home Smoking Bans

Automobile Smoking Bans


Complete Ban No. (%)

No/Partial Ban No. (%)

P

Complete Ban No. (%)

No/Partial Ban No. (%)

P


Country of birth

<.001

.001

Mexico

118 (95)

6 (5)

107 (90)

12 (10)

United States

111 (78)

32 (22)

105 (74)

37 (26)

Marital status

.013

.099

Married

115 (92)

10 (8)

109 (87)

16 (13)

Live-in partner

44 (83)

9 (17)

37 (74)

13 (26)

Single/Widowed

52 (75)

17 (25)

51 (78)

14 (22)

Divorced/Separated

18 (90)

2 (10)

15 (71)

6 (29)

Age, years

.306

.265

<25

59 (86)

10 (14)

53 (80)

13 (20)

25–28

56 (84)

11 (16)

52 (76)

16 (24)

29–34

53 (82)

12 (18)

49 (79)

13 (21)

≥35

61 (92)

5 (8)

58 (89)

7 (11)

Education

.112

.157

<High school graduate

98 (88)

13 (12)

80 (77)

24 (23)

High school graduate/GED

75 (80)

19 (20)

76 (81)

18 (19)

College/Vocational training

56 (90)

6 (10)

56 (89)

7 (11)

Employment

.572

.089

Employed consistently, full or part-time

130 (84)

25 (16)

129 (84)

25 (16)

Employed intermittently

28 (88)

4 (12)

20 (67)

10 (33)

Unemployed

71 (89)

9 (11)

63 (82)

14 (18)

Percent of U.S. federal poverty threshold

.530

.103

<100%

73 (85)

13 (15)

60 (74)

21 (26)

100–185%

71 (90)

8 (10)

68 (87)

10 (13)

>185%

70 (84)

13 (16)

69 (82)

15 (18)


GED = General equivalency diploma.

*Some strata do not sum to 269 because of missing data.

Row percent.

Seven respondents were excluded who reported no family automobile; one excluded because of missing data.

Gonzales et al. BMC Public Health 2006 6:265   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-6-265

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