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Table 2 Indications of agreement and support for Smoke-free Homes (SFH) after having received the educational leaflets (n = 4805*)

From: A community-wide school health project for the promotion of smoke-free homes

  Total (n = 4805*) Primary (n = 2005) Secondary (n = 2800)
n (%) n (%) n (%)
Effects of promotional materials on facts about the establishment of smoke-free homes
 Increase students’ knowledge+ 2799 (58.3) 1332 (66.4) 1467 (52.4)
 Increase students’ awareness+ 2644 (55.0) 1290 (64.3) 1354 (48.4)
Students pledged to practice SFH+ 4208 (87.6) 1838 (91.7) 2370 (84.6)
Students agreed to       
 Promote SFH message to family and friends+ 3344 (69.6) 1569 (78.3) 1775 (63.4)
 Discuss with family ways to establish SFH+ 2855 (59.4) 1327 (61.7) 1528 (54.6)
 Advise family and friends to quit smoking+ 4226 (88.0) 1862 (92.9) 2364 (84.4)
 Advise family and friends not to smoke at home+ 4240 (88.2) 1812 (90.4) 2428 (86.7)
Families’ willingness to support SFH       
 Fathers+ 3193 (66.5) 1491 (74.4) 1702 (60.8)
 Mothers+ 3884 (80.8) 1720 (85.8) 2164 (77.3)
Decisions regarding smoking       
 I have not smoked, and I pledge not to smoke in the future+ 4222 (87.9) 1820 (90.8) 2402 (85.8)
  1. * Missing data not >3 %
  2. +All with p ≤ 0.0001 in the Chi square test
  (n = 583)   (n = 185)   (n = 398)  
Ever-smokers       
 I have tried smoking, and I pledge to stop starting from today 480 (82.3) 151 (81.6) 329 (82.7)
  1. * Missing data not >3 %
  2. +All with p ≤ 0.0001 in the Chi square test