Table 1

Compliance with smoking ban as reported by patrons, workers and managers of 38 hospitality venues in the Seychelles

Dimension exploredN%
A smoking sign can be seen from a seat located in the centre of the premise26/3868.4
No ashtray can be seen in the premise where smoking is prohibited31/3881.5
Compliance with smoking ban in enclosed hospitality venues
 Premises where survey officers did not see patrons smoking37/3897.4
 Premises where survey officers did not see workers smoking38/3899.6
 Premises where patrons reported they saw no smoking in past weeks21/2972.4
 Premises where workers reported smoking ban was always/often implemented32/3688.9
 Premises where manager reported smoking ban was always/often implemented33/3497.1
Enforcement of smoking ban by workers of hospitality venues
 Workers reporting they intervened often/always when a patron smokes42/6564.6
 Managers reporting they intervened often/always when a patron smokes30/3488.2
 Workers who intervened during past week because a patron smoked23/6237.1
 Managers who intervened during past week because a patron smoked12/3435.3
 Workers reporting that offenders generally agree readily to stop smoking60/6198.4
 Managers reporting that offenders generally agree readily to stop smoking30/3488.2
Training on how to enforce smoking ban in enclosed public places
 Managers reporting workers were trained30/3196.8
 Workers reporting they were trained27/6640.9
Support to smoking ban in all enclosed public places
 Patrons55/6387.3
 Workers59/6689.4
 Managers30/3488.2
 Patrons supporting that there is no smoking area in enclosed premises55/6387.3
Knowledge on smoking ban in enclosed public places
 Patrons aware of ban54/6385.7
 Workers aware of ban66/66100.0
 Managers aware of ban34/34100.0
 Patrons knowing how an enclosed public place is defined56/6390.5
 Workers knowing how an enclosed public place is defined65/6698.5
 Managers knowing how an enclosed public place is defined33/3497.1
 Patrons knowing that a smoker can be fined45/6371.4
 Patrons knowing that manager can be fined if patron smokes35/6355.6
Impact on health after smoking ban was implemented
 Workers reporting their health improved (eg, breath, cough)13/6420.3
Impact on business after ban was implemented
 Managers reporting business decreased7/3321.2
 Workers reporting business decreased6/669.1
 Managers reporting increasing number of new clients7/3321.2