National and state prevalence of smoke-free rules in homes with and without children and smokers: Two decades of progress

  • King B
  • Patel R
  • Babb S
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Objective: The home is the primary source of secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure for children. We assessed national and state progress in smoke-free home (SFH) rule adoption in homes with and without children and adult smokers. Methods: Data came from the 1992-1993 and 2010-2011 Tobacco Use Supplements to the Current Population Survey, a U.S. national probability household survey. Households were defined as having a SFH rule if all household respondents aged ≥. 18 indicated no one was allowed to smoke inside the home at any time. Households with children were those with occupants aged

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  • Child
  • Households
  • Secondhand smoke
  • Smoking
  • Tobacco smoke pollution

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  • Brian A. King

  • Roshni Patel

  • Stephen D. Babb

  • Anne M. Hartman

  • Alison Freeman

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