Table 2

Prevalence of support for various tobacco bans by smoking status, % (95% CI)

nAllNever smokersEx-smokersCurrent smokers
Types of total ban
 Any type108271.4 (69.1 to 73.7)75.3 (72.7 to 77.7)63.9 (54.8 to 72.1)48.9 (41.6 to 57.2)
 Tobacco sales ban79152.2 (50.0 to 54.8)54.2 (51.4 to 57.1)51.7 (42.9 to 60.9)38.0 (30.5 to 45.6)
 Tobacco use ban62641.0 (38.8 to 43.9)45.1 (42.3 to 48.0)38.8 (30.1 to 47.6)15.8 (10.8 to 22.4)
 Tobacco possession ban40026.4 (23.2 to 28.8)28.4 (25.8 to 31.0)30.5 (22.8 to 39.5)9.3 (5.5 to 14.9)
 All type(s)30120.0 (18.0 to 22.1)21.6 (19.3 to 24.0)24.2 (17.2 to 32.8)4.6 (2.1 to 9.1)
Time to totally ban tobacco sales
 0–10 years95164.8 (62.2 to 67.2)68.0 (65.3 to 70.7)59.4 (50.5 to 68.4)45.4 (37.7 to 53.7)
 After 10 years946.4 (5.2 to 7.8)6.7 (5.3 to 8.3)5.2 (2.3 to 9.6)5.1 (1.8 to 10.2)
 Did not support42328.8 (26.5 to 32.2)25.3 (22.8 to 27.8)35.5 (27.1 to 44.6)49.4 (41.4 to 57.4)
  • Data were weighted by sex, age, and education level of 2011 Census population data.