NYC Adults
It has been about two months since New York City's outdoor ban on smoking in public parks, plazas, and beaches went into effect. Overall, do you think the ban on smoking in public places is a good idea or a bad idea?
Good idea Bad idea Unsure
Row % Row % Row %
NYC Adults 69% 26% 4%
NYC Smokers 40% 59% 1%
NYC Borough Bronx 71% 25% 4%
Brooklyn 66% 26% 9%
Manhattan 77% 21% 2%
Queens and Staten Island 68% 31% 1%
Income Less than $50,000 69% 27% 5%
$50,000 or more 71% 28% 2%
Race White 74% 24% 2%
African American 71% 25% 4%
Latino 71% 26% 3%
Education Not college graduate 67% 29% 3%
College graduate 72% 22% 6%
Age Under 45 70% 23% 7%
45 or older 68% 31% 1%
Gender Men 61% 31% 7%
Women 77% 22% 1%
Households with children under 18 Household with children 73% 25% 3%
No children in household 67% 28% 5%
Interview Type Landline 71% 28% 1%
Cell Phone 65% 21% 14%
NY1-Marist Poll NYC Adults Split Sample: Interviews conducted July 20th through 27th, 2011, N=395 MOE +/- 5%. Totals may not add to 100 due to rounding.