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TU-14 Increase the proportion of smoke-free homes

About the Data: National

Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.

Data Source: 
Tobacco Use Supplement-Current Population Survey (TUS-CPS); U.S. Census Bureau and Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics and National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute (Census, DOL/BLS, NIH/NCI)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch: 
Yes
Measure: 
percent
Baseline (Year): 
79.1 (2006–07)
Target: 
87.0
Target-Setting Method: 
10 percent improvement
Numerator: 

Number of homes in which all persons aged 18 years and over report that no smoking is allowed in their home

Denominator: 

Number of homes with at least one person aged 18 years and over

Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective: 
Not applicable
Questions Used to Obtain the National Baseline Data: 

    From the 2006-2007 Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey:

    [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
    4. Don't know
    5. Refused
Data Collection Frequency: 
Periodic
Methodology Notes: 

    Persons whose cigarette smoking status is missing are excluded from this measure. This is consistent with how measures from the data system are typically analyzed.

About the Data: State

Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the state-level data.

Data Source: 
Tobacco Use Supplement-Current Population Survey (TUS-CPS); U.S. Census Bureau and Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics and National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute (Census, DOL/BLS, NIH/NCI)
Measure: 
percent
Numerator: 

Number of homes in which all persons aged 18 years and over report that no smoking is allowed in their home

Denominator: 

Number of homes with at least one person aged 18 years and over

Questions Used to Obtain the State Data: 

      From the 2006-2007 Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey:

      [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
      4. Don't know
      5. Refused
Data Collection Frequency: 
Periodic
Methodology Notes: 

      Persons whose cigarette smoking status is missing are excluded from this measure. This is consistent with how measures from the data system are typically analyzed.

Revision History

Any change to the objective text, baseline, target, target-setting method or data source since the Healthy People 2020 launch.

Description of Changes Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch: 
The numerator text and denominator text were revised in 2014 to better describe the measure which is the percent of smoke free homes. The original text was: Numerator: Number of persons aged 18 years and over who report that no smoking is allowed in their home. Denominator: Number of persons aged 18 years and over. The revised text is: Numerator: Number of homes in which all persons aged 18 years and over report that no smoking is allowed in the home. Denominator: Number of homes with at least one person aged 18 years and over.