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Table 2 Tobacco control policy support and perceptions among university staff and students

From: Smoking behaviours and attitudes towards campus-wide tobacco control policies among staff and students: a cross-sectional survey at the University of Birmingham

 StaffStudents
Current SmokersNon-SmokersCurrent SmokersNon-Smokers
N = 73% (95% CI)N = 470% (95% CI)N = 3695% CIN = 19695% CI
Support for a campus-wide tobacco control policy
Staff and students should not be exposed to Second Hand Smoke on campus4359.7 (47.5–71.1)41788.9 (85.7–91.6)2261.1 (43.5–76.9)18996.4 (92.8–98.6)
We should aspire to make the university free of tobacco smoking1115.3 (7.9–25.7)34272.6 (68.3–76.6)411.1 (3.1–26.1)15880.6 (74.4–85.9)
Staff and students should not be allowed to smoke e-cigarettes on campus1013.7 (6.8–23.8)24852.6 (47.9–57.1)616.7 (6.4–32.8)10453.1 (45.8–60.2)
Tobacco sales should be banned on campus1216.4 (8.8–27.0)34573.9 (69.6–77.8)925.0 (12.1–42.2)16583.2 (77.2–88.1)
Support for tobacco control policy intervention measures
Stop smoking support should be provided on campus4967.1 (55.1–77.7)38382.0 (78.2–85.4)3391.7 (77.5–98.2)18092.8 (88.2–96.0)
Smoking shelters should be provided on campus5778.1 (66.9–86.9)18339.3 (34.8–43.9)2980.6 (64.0–91.8)9850.0 (42.8–57.2)
No-smoking signs should be clearly placed around campus4563.4 (51.1–74.5)40887.7 (84.4–90.6)1851.4 (34.0–68.6)17690.3 (85.3–94.0)
Perceptions of a campus-wide tobacco control policy
A tobacco-free campus would improve the University’s public image1115.1 (7.7–25.4)32369.0 (64.6–73.2)822.2 (10.1–39.1)16584.2 (78.2–89.0)
A tobacco-free campus would improve the health of staff and students2331.5 (21.1–43.4)38983.5 (79.8–86.7)1541.7 (25.5–59.2)18293.3 (88.9–96.4)
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