TU-14 Increase the proportion of smoke-free homes

National Data Source
Current Population Survey (CPS); U.S. Census Bureau and Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics (Census and DOL/BLS)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
No
Measure
percent 
Baseline (Year)
79.1 (2006-2007)
Target
87.0
Target-Setting Method
10 percent improvement
Numerator
Adults aged 18 years and older who report that no smoking is allowed in their home.
Denominator
Adults aged 18 years and older.
Questions Used to Obtain the National Baseline Data

From the Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey (TUS-CPS), U.S. Bureau of the Census and U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

[NUMERATOR:]

Which statement best describes the rules about smoking INSIDE YOUR HOME?

NOTE: "HOME" IS WHERE YOU LIVE. "RULES" INCLUDE ANY UNWRITTEN "RULES" AND PERTAIN TO ALL PEOPLE WHETHER OR NOT THEY RESIDE IN THE HOME OR ARE VISITORS, WORKMEN, ETC.

  1. No one is allowed to smoke anywhere INSIDE YOUR HOME
  2. Smoking is allowed in some places or at some times INSIDE YOUR HOME
  3. Smoking is permitted anywhere INSIDE YOUR HOME
Data Collection Frequency
Periodic
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Not applicable

Comments

Methodology Notes

Persons whose cigarette smoking status is missing are excluded from this measure.