Table 1

Baseline cohort characteristics by household smoking restriction status*

CharacteristicNo ban or partial ban (n = 393)Full ban (n = 172)
*Percentages are from weighted analyses while counts are sample frequencies.
†p < 0.05.
Reg, regular.
Employment status
    Employed60.463.4
    Unemployed5.97.3
    Homemaker7.74.7
    Student1.74.0
    Retired20.114.4
    Unable to work4.26.2
Education level
    Less than high school13.98.9
    High school graduate44.440.9
    College 1 to 3 years28.135.2
    College 4+ years13.615.0
Marital status
    Married/living together56.564.6
    Divorced or separated18.217.4
    Widowed11.84.1
    Never married13.513.9
Household smoking
    Smokers only61.351.4
    Mixed38.748.6
Age (years)†
    18 to 247.67.8
    25 to 3411.427.6
    35 to 4428.222.9
    45 to 5425.221.0
    55 to 6411.314.4
    65+16.46.4
Race
    White93.787.5
    Non-white6.312.5
Sex
    Male48.753.3
    Female51.346.7
Annual household income†
    <$20 00023.58.7
    $20 000 to 35 00037.044.2
    >35 00039.647.2
Presence of children
    Yes35.448.5
Stage of change†
    Precontemplation45.625.9
    Contemplation38.055.1
    Preparation16.419.0
Baseline cigarette consumption†
    Occasional smoker11.135.1
    Reg smoker, 1–10/day15.321.0
    Reg smoker, 11–20/day14.314.3
    Reg smoker, >20/day59.329.7