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Table 3 Consumer views regarding point-of-sale restrictions on tobacco products in pharmacies

From: Consumer perceptions of the sale of tobacco products in pharmacies and grocery stores among U.S. adults

  Allowed Allowed, but only if the products are hidden from view Not allowed at all p
Overall, n = 2,993 43.1% 25.6% 31.3%  
Smoking status     p < .001
Current smokers 67.2% 18.1% 14.6%  
Nonsmokers 38.0% 27.3% 34.7%  
Children     p = .002
Child in home 41.2% 29.2% 29.6%  
No children in home 44.3% 23.4% 32.4%  
Age     p < .001
Age 18-29 43.9% 25.3% 30.8%  
Age 30-44 47.0% 26.0% 27.0%  
Age 45-59 44.9% 27.1% 27.9%  
Age 60+ 36.2% 22.9% 40.9%  
Region     p < .001
Northeast 36.5% 25.4% 38.0%  
Midwest 49.5% 23.9% 26.6%  
South 43.8% 22.7% 33.5%  
West 41.2% 30.0% 28.7%  
Rural/Urban     ns
Rural 44.9% 24.5% 30.6%  
Urban 43.1% 26.1% 30.9%  
Sex ns    p < .001
Male 50.2% 24.1% 25.6%  
Female 36.5% 27.0% 36.6%  
Race p < .01    p < .001
White 47.8% 24.6% 27.7%  
African-American 35.9% 24.4% 39.7%  
Other Race 30.7% 29.8% 39.5%