Table 4

Home and automobile smoking bans by mother and household smoking-related characteristics*

Characteristic

Home Smoking Bans

Automobile Smoking Bans


Complete Ban No. (%)

No/Partial Ban No. (%)

P

Complete Ban No. (%)

No/Partial Ban No. (%)

P


Current smoking status

<.001

<.001

Nonsmoker

196 (91)

19 (9)

190 (90)

20 (10)

Smoker

33 (63)

19 (37)

22 (43)

29 (57)

Cigarettes smoked per week§

.573

.285

1–10

11 (73)

4 (27)

9 (60)

6 (40)

11–25

9 (64)

5 (36)

5 (38)

8 (62)

>25

13 (57)

10 (43)

8 (35)

15 (65)

Proportion of friends who smoke

.002

<.001

None

53 (95)

3 (5)

50 (94)

3 (6)

A few

99 (92)

9 (8)

95 (89)

12 (11)

Less than half

27 (75)

9 (25)

29 (78)

8 (22)

About half

25 (76)

8 (24)

22 (69)

10 (31)

Most

24 (73)

9 (27)

15 (48)

16 (52)

Other adult smoker(s) in home

<.001

<.001

No

187 (94)

12 (6)

174 (89)

21 (11)

Yes

42 (62)

26 (38)

38 (57)

28 (42)


*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.

§Among mothers classified as current smokers.

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

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