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Agree other people's cigarette smoking harmful

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For sample persons/adults age 18 and over, SMKRISKHARM reports if the respondent believes that smoke from other people's cigarettes is harmful to him or her.

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Apart from changes in the universe, this variable is mostly comparable over time. Slight changes in the response categories may also affect comparability. Changes in survey design (e.g., quarters in which the supplement was collected) may affect raw frequencies. As always, data users should use the prescribed IHIS weights.


  • 1987: Half of sample persons age 18+ (excluded from CAEP supplement).
  • 1992: Half of sample persons age 18+ in quarters 1 and 2, and in 2 weeks of quarter 3 (excluded from CAEP supplement).
  • 2000: Sample adults age 18+.


  • 1987, 1992, 2000