Table 1

Prevalence of rules about smoking in workplaces, restaurants and bars

WorkplacesRestaurantsBars
Overall
%
Cities
%
Rural
%
P value (cities vs rural)Overall
%
Cities
%
Rural
%
P value (cities vs rural)Overall
%
Cities
%
Rural
%
P value (cities vs rural)
Total n size21691598571447133851086671509162
Smoking is not allowed in any indoor area67.2 68.8 49.6 0.016* 41.841.935.80.37425.725.817.00.333
Smoking is allowed in designated indoor areas18.117.821.90.47831.9 33.2 11.6 <0.001*** 33.632.557.60.082
No rules or restrictions14.613.425.80.06422.1 21.1 38.3 0.019* 36.0 37.2 16.6 0.003**
Don’t know0.1 0.0 2.7 <0.001*** 4.33.814.30.1714.84.58.80.559
  • Bold numbers represent a significant difference between the percentages for cities and rural areas. Results are among smokers and non-smokers combined.

  • *p<0.05; **p<0.01; ***p<0.001.