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Table 1 Support for rights of non-smokers and support for 2003 Smokefree Environments Amendment Act provisions in 2003–6 HSC Monitor Surveys (weighted to 2001 census)

From: Beneficial impacts of a national smokefree environments law on an indigenous population: a multifaceted evaluation

  Year All % (95% CI) Māori % (95% CI) non-Māori % (95% CI)
Right to live in a smokefree environment 2003 87.1 (85.4 to 88.6) 75.1 (70.1 to 79.6) 89.9 (88.1 to 91.4)
  2004 85.5 (83.7 to 87.1) 79.1 (74.3 to 83.2) 86.9 (85.0 to 88.6)
  2005 91.6 (90.2 to 92.9) 81.1 76.5 to 85.0) 94.1 (92.7 to 95.2)
  2006 91.9 (90.5 to 93.1) 82.0 (77.3 to 85.9) 93.9 92.5 to 95.1)
Right to work in a smokefree environment 2003 90.7 (89.3 to 92.0) 82.6 (78.0 to 86.4) 92.8 (91.3 to 94.0)
  2004 88.8 (87.2 to 90.2) 82.8 (78.4 to 86.5) 90.2 (88.5 to 91.7)
  2005 95.7 (94.6 to 96.6) 90.6 (87.1 to 93.2) 96.9 (95.9 to 97.7)
  2006 94.9 (93.8 to 95.9) 92.3 (88.7 to 94.8) 95.5 (94.2 to 96.5)
Right of bar and pub workers to work in a smokefree environment 2003 79.1 (77.1 to 81.0) 56.9 (51.4 to 62.2) 84.0 (82.0 to 85.9)
  2004 80.7 (78.7 to 82.5) 66.2 (60.9 to 71.2) 84.0 (81.9 to 85.9)
  2005 91.1 (89.7 to 92.4) 78.6 (73.8 to 82.6) 94.0 (92.6 to 95.2)
  2006 91.5 (90.1 to 92.8) 82.7 (77.9 to 86.6) 93.3 (91.9 to 94.5)
Right of restaurant workers to work in a smokefree environment 2003 84.4 (82.6 to 86.0) 67.8 (62.5 to 72.8) 88.3 (86.4 to 89.9)
  2004 85.3 (83.5 to 87.0) 77.2 (72.2 to 81.5) 87.2 (85.3 to 88.9)
  2005 94.3 (93.1 to 95.3) 88.3 (84.5 to 91.3) 95.7 (94.5 to 96.6)
  2006 95.6 (94.5 to 96.5) 93.4 (90.0 to 95.6) 96.0 (94.8 to 97.0)
Right of non-office workers to work in a smokefree environment 2003 89.4 (87.9 to 90.8) 80.7 (76.0 to 84.7) 91.4 (94.8 to 97.0)
  2004 88.3 (86.7 to 89.8) 81.7 (77.1 to 85.6) 89.8 (88.1 to 91.4)
  2005 95.2 (94.1 to 96.1) 90.8 (87.4 to 93.4) 96.2 (95.0 to 97.1)
  2006 94.7 (93.5 to 95.7) 89.8 (85.8 to 92.8) 95.7 (94.5 to 96.6)
  1. Key: All %s refer to those expressing support defined as those who strongly agreed or agreed with each statement. Those who did not express support included people who disagreed or who were neutral or unsure.