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TU-14 Data Details

TU-14 Increase the proportion of smoke-free homes

About the Data

Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.

National Data Source
Tobacco Use Supplement-Current Population Survey (TUS-CPS); U.S. Census Bureau and Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics and National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute (Census, DOL/BLS, NIH/NCI)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
No
Measure
percent 
Baseline (Year)
79.1 (2006-2007)
Target
87.0
Target-Setting Method
10 percent improvement
Numerator
Number of persons aged 18 years and over who report that no smoking is allowed in their home
Denominator
Number of persons aged 18 years and over
Questions Used to Obtain the National Baseline Data

From the 2006-2007 Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey:

[NUMERATOR:]

Which statement best describes the rules about smoking INSIDE YOUR HOME?

NOTE: "HOME" IS WHERE YOU LIVE. "RULES" INCLUDE ANY UNWRITTEN "RULES" AND PERTAIN TO ALL PEOPLE WHETHER OR NOT THEY RESIDE IN THE HOME OR ARE VISITORS, WORKMEN, ETC.

  1. No one is allowed to smoke anywhere INSIDE YOUR HOME
  2. Smoking is allowed in some places or at some times INSIDE YOUR HOME
  3. Smoking is permitted anywhere INSIDE YOUR HOME
Data Collection Frequency
Periodic
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Not applicable
Methodology Notes

Persons whose cigarette smoking status is missing are excluded from this measure.