Clearing the Air: Smoke-Free Housing Policies, Smoking, and Secondhand Smoke Exposure Among Affordable Housing Residents in Minnesota, 2014–2015
ORIGINAL RESEARCH — Volume 13 — August 18, 2016
Figure. Nonsmokers’ indoor and outdoor exposure to secondhand smoke. Indoor secondhand smoke exposure comparison is between all nonsmokers (N = 145), at Time 1 and Time 2, Minnesota, 2014–2015. Outdoor secondhand smoke exposure comparison is between nonsmokers from sites that did not prohibit smoking on all grounds (N = 119), at Time 1 and Time 2. Error bars indicate 95% confidence intervals (CIs). Abbreviation: SHS, secondhand smoke.
|Type of Exposure||Nonsmokers Who Reported Secondhand Smoke Exposure More Than a Few Times Per Month, % (95% Confidence Interval)|
|Before Policy||After Policy|
|Indoor||44.0 (35.8–52.2)||23.6 (16.5–30.7)|
|Outdoor||30.0 (21.8–38.2)||38.7 (30.5–47.5)|
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