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TWKPOLICY
Work place official policy restricts smoking in work areas

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This variable is not available for any of the currently selected samples.

Description

TWKPOLICY reports the smoking policy in work areas for the employer of the survey respondent. This variable provides information about whether the employer has a policy and how strong the policy is.

In 1992 and 1993, some unidentified respondents also answered this question. These individuals were expected to not be in the universe; however, they were included in the original data.

This variable is part of the Tobacco Use Supplement.

Comparability

This variable is comparable across all available years.

Universe

  • 1992-1993 (selected months): Self respondents age 15+ who are not retired or self employed, and worked indoors, though not in someone's home, or did not specify their work area.
  • 1995-2007 (selected months): Self respondents age 15+ who worked last week, are not retired or self employed, and worked indoors, though not in someone's home.
  • 2003 (selected months): Self respondents age 15+ who worked last week, are not retired or self employed, and worked indoors, though not in their own home or someone's home.
  • 2010-2015 (selected months): Self respondents age 18+ who worked last week, are not retired or self employed, and worked indoors, though not in their own home or someone's home.
  • May 2011: Self respondents age 18+ who worked last week, are not retired or self employed, and worked indoors, though not in their own home or someone's home; MIS 5-8 only.

Availability

Years Jan Feb ASEC Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
1992 - - - - - - - - X - - -
1993 X - - - X - - - - - - -
1995 - - - - - - - - X - - -
1996 X - - - X - - - - - - -
1998 - - - - - - - - X - - -
1999 X - - - X - - - - - - -
2001 - - - - - X - - - - X -
2002 - X - - - - - - - - - -
2003 - X - - - X - - - - X -
2006 - - - - X - - X - - - -
2007 X - - - - - - - - - - -
2010 - - - - X - - X - - - -
2011 X - - - X - - - - - - -
2014 - - - - - - X - - - - -
2015 X - - - X - - - - - - -

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