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Survey to Assess Local Policymaker Opinion of Potential Smoke-free Indoor Air Ordinance/Regulation

Description:

This survey, created by the University of Kentucky College of Nursing Clean Indoor Air Partnership, and modified by the Monroe County Health Department (KY), assesses local policymaker knowledge, beliefs, and attitudes about:

  • Health hazards of secondhand smoke,
  • Public opinion of indoor smoking bans, 
  • Potential economic consequences of indoor smoking bans, and
  • Local government regulation of indoor smoking. 
This survey can be tailored to meet the needs of diverse communities, looking to pass a smoke-free indoor air ordinance or regulation.

Toolkit:

Chronic Disease Prevention Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Air Quality, Chronic Disease, Health Policy, Tobacco

Jurisdiction:

Institutional Author:

University of KY College of Nursing Clean Indoor Air Partnership/Monroe County Health Department

Submitted:

04/15/2011

Modified:

04/15/2011

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