Table 5
Odds ratios relating workplace smoking restrictions and other selected characteristics to being at beginning or final stages of change, current and former smokers, household population aged 15 or older, Canada excluding territories, 2005

Standard symbols

 
Precontemplation
Action/Maintenance
Unadjusted odds ratio
95% confidence interval
Adjusted odds ratio
95% confidence interval
Unadjusted odds ratio
95% confidence interval
Adjusted odds ratio
95% confidence interval
Workplace smoking restrictions
Total
0.7*
0.6 to 0.8
0.8*
0.6 to 0.9
1.7*
1.5 to 2.0
1.3*
1.1 to 1.6
Partial
0.9
0.6 to 1.3
0.9
0.5 to 1.6
1.2
0.9 to 1.7
1.1
0.7 to 1.8
None
1.0
1.0
1.0
1.0
Sex
Men
1.2
0.8 to 1.8
1.0
0.9 to 1.2
0.8*
0.7 to 1.0
1.0
0.8 to 1.3
Women
1.0
1.0
1.0
1.0
Age group
15 to 34
0.9
0.7 to 1.3
0.9
0.8 to 1.0
1.0
0.5 to 2.2
1.1
0.9 to 1.3
35 to 54
1.0
1.0
1.0
1.0
55 or older
0.9
0.7 to 1.0
0.8*
0.6 to 0.9
1.4*
1.2 to 1.6
1.6*
1.4 to 1.9
Education
Less than secondary graduation
1.0
1.0
1.0
1.0
Secondary graduation or some postsecondary
0.9
0.6 to 1.3
0.9
0.7 to 1.0
1.2
0.5 to 2.8
1.2
0.7 to 2.2
Postsecondary graduation
0.6*
0.5 to 0.7
0.6*
0.5 to 0.7
2.1*
1.4 to 3.1
2.1*
1.8 to 2.4
Occupation
White-collar
0.6*
0.5 to 0.8
0.7*
0.6 to 1.0
2.1*
1.4 to 3.0
1.7
1.0 to 3.0
Sales/Service
0.8
0.4 to 1.5
0.9
0.5 to 1.5
1.4
0.7 to 3.0
1.3
0.6 to 3.0
Blue-collar
1.0
1.0
1.0
1.0
† Quit in past 5 years
‡ Reference category
* Significantly different from estimate for reference category (p < 0.05)
Note: Estimates for workplace smoking restrictions based on smokers/former smokers employed at anytime in past 12 months.
Source: 2005 Canadian Tobacco Use Monitoring Survey.