Table 2

Distribution of reported smoking restriction policies in indoor workplaces among men who smoke in China, 2004

Demographic characteristicsN*Smoke free (%*)Restricted (%*)Unrestricted (%*)
Region
 Rural9418.915.465.7
 Urban70227.015.657.3
Province
 Sichuan2568.026.765.3
 Jiangxi3362.55.791.8
 Henan20446.610.243.3
Age
 20–3940924.012.363.8
 40–6938721.018.260.8
Education
 Junior high school or below24513.311.075.7
 Senior high school24133.118.548.4
 College or above30929.822.148.1
Occupation
 Government official or scientific personnel28625.326.048.7
 Health worker or teacher12730.120.949.0
 Labourer or employee in service department38319.911.069.1
Total79622.315.562.2
  • * N represents sample size, % represents weighted percentage.

  • Distributions of reported smoking restriction policy in indoor workplaces were significantly different (p<0.05) across province and occupation, evaluated by χ2 test.