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Table 2 Attitudes of respondents to new smokefree areas by smoking behaviours and smoking-related beliefs (all the results age-sex adjusted, weighted and adjusted for the complex design)

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

Variable Strong support (column%) (Scores of 3.5 to 6.0 on the SSI) (n = 717) Weak support (column%) (Scores of 0.0 to 3.0 on the SSI) (n = 659) Adjusted odds ratios for strong support (95% CI)
Quitting behaviour/addiction    
Ever tried to quit smoking - out of those currently smoking (referent = "never tried to quit") 60.1 56.5 1.19 (0.88 - 1.63)
Perceived addiction (% at least somewhat addicted) (referent = not addicted) 80.5 87.8 0.56 (0.37 - 0.86)
Beliefs around SHS hazards    
Belief that smoking causes lung cancer in non-smokers from SHS (%"yes") (referent = not yes) 87.6 77.2 1.95 (1.33 - 2.84)
Belief that smoking causes asthma in children from SHS? (%"yes") (referent = not yes) 90.2 79.2 2.17 (1.45 - 3.25)
Reasons for quitting, trying to quit    
"Concern about the effect of cigarette smoke on non-smokers?" ("somewhat" or "very much") (referent = "no") 70.3 52.4 2.08 (1.54 - 2.81)
"That society disapproves of smoking?" ("somewhat" or "very much") (referent = "no") 57.3 40.0 2.08 (1.56 - 2.78)
"Smoking restrictions at work?" ("somewhat" or "very much") (referent = "no") 37.9 30.1 1.45 (1.08 - 1.96)
"Smoking restrictions in public places like restaurants, cafés & pubs?" ("somewhat" or "very much") (referent = "no") 44.2 36.5 1.38 (1.03 - 1.84)
"Setting an example for children?" ("somewhat" or "very much") (referent = "no") 83.0 64.2 2.63 (1.83 - 3.79)
Social denormalisation/smoking by friends    
Attitude to "people who are important to you believe you should not smoke" ("strongly agree" or "agree") (referent = "not agreeing") 88.1 81.5 1.65 (1.08 - 2.52)
Zero to two friends are smokers (referent = 3+ friends who are smokers) 46.1 38.4 1.52 (1.14 - 2.04)