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Table 2 Distribution of anti-smoking signs and cigarette butts in five hospitals, 2017

From: Non-compliance and associated factors against smoke-free legislation among health care staffs in governmental hospitals in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: an observational cross-sectional study

Items inspected Observed items in number Total Non-compliance
Yes No
No. % No. %
Presence of anti-smoking sign at; 16 2.8 555 97.2 571 97.2%
 Entrance 5 23.8 16 76.2 21  
 Patient waiting area 1 1.9 51 98.1 52  
 Reception 1 12.5 7 87.5 8  
 Patient wards 2 2.4 79 97.6 81  
 Physicians’ room 0 0 48 100 48  
 Nurses’ room 0 0 56 100 56  
 OPD 0 0 87 100 87  
 Corridors 1 1.5 63 98.5 64  
 Elevators 0 0 2 100 2  
 Toilets 0 0 61 100 61  
 Café 3 20 12 80 15  
 Administration offices 3 3.9 73 96.1 76  
Presence of cigarette butts at; 21 3.7 550 96.3 571 3.7%
 Entrance 5 23.8 16 76.2 21  
 Patient waiting area 2 3.8 50 96.2 52  
 Reception 0 0 8 100 8  
 Patient wards 0 0 81 100 81  
 Physicians’ room 0 0 48 100 48  
 Nurses’ room 0 0 56 100 56  
 OPD 0 0 87 100 87  
 Corridors 2 3.1 62 96.9 64  
 Elevators 0 0 2 100 2  
 Toilets 9 14.8 52 85.2 61  
 Café 1 6.7 14 93.3 15  
 Administration offices 2 2.6 74 97.4 76  
Other indicators Yes No Total  
No. % No. % No.(%)  
Presence of active smoking 3 60 2 40 5 (100) 60%
Presence of ashtray 0 0 5 100 5 (100) 0%
Presence of lighter/match box 0 0 5 100 5 (100) 0%
Presence of designated smoking areas 0 0 5 100 5 (100) 0%