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Table 1 Attitudes of respondents to new smokefree areas by demographic and socio-demographic characteristics (with all the results weighted to adjust for the complex sample design and non-response)

From: What is behind smoker support for new smokefree areas? National survey data

Variable Strong support (row%) (Scores of 3.5 to 6.0 on the SSI) Weak support (row%) (Scores of 0.0 to 3.0 on the SSI) Crude odds ratios (OR) for strong support (95% CI)**
Total (n = 1376) 52.1 47.9 -
Age*    
18-24 (n = 147) 63.0 37.0 1.00 Referent
25-34 (n = 339) 55.8 44.2 0.74 (0.43 - 1.27)
35-44 (n = 353) 50.8 49.2 0.61 (0.36 - 1.03)
45-54 (n = 292) 43.7 56.3 0.46 (0.26 - 0.79)
55+ (n = 245) 48.1 51.9 0.55 (0.32 - 0.94)
Ethnicity*    
European (includes Other) (n = 620) 48.8 51.2 1.00 Referent
Māori (n = 607) 56.0 44.0 1.34 (1.00 - 1.78) (p = 0.048)
Pacific (n = 90) 59.6 40.4 1.55 (0.89 - 2.68)
Asian (n = 59) 70.1 29.9 2.46 (1.24 - 4.88)
Small area deprivation level (quintiles)*    
1&2 (least deprived) (n = 121) 57.1 42.9 1.00 Referent
3&4 (n = 205) 43.9 56.1 0.59 (0.33 - 1.05)
5&6 (n = 238) 52.3 47.7 0.82 (0.46 - 1.46)
7&8 (n = 308) 50.1 49.9 0.75 (0.44 - 1.30)
9&10 (most deprived) (n = 504) 56.3 43.7 0.97 (0.58 - 1.62)
Financial stress    
Unable to pay any important bills on time - "yes" (n = 113), (referent = "no") 63.0 37.0 1.62 (0.93 - 2.82)
Not spending on household essentials - "yes" (n = 374) (referent = "no") 61.7 38.3 1.69 (1.22 - 2.34)
  1. Notes:
  2. * Based on NZHS data with the age data collected a few months prior to the ITC Project survey. For further consideration of the deprivation level and ethnicity see the Methods Section and an online Methods Report [30].
  3. ** All results are crude and are unadjusted for any other covariates.