How harmful do you feel second-hand smoke is to adults?

Americans' assessment of the harmfulness of second-hand smoke 2017 This survey conducted in 2017 shows how American adults feel about the harmfulness of second-hand smoke. 40 percent of the respondents who smoke less than one pack of cigarettes a day stated they believe second-hand smoke to be very harmful to adults.
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Less than one packOne packMore than one pack
Very harmful40%23%20%
Somewhat harmful39%45%38%
Not too harmful14%18%22%
Not at all harmful5%11%16%
No opinion1%1%2%
Less than one packOne packMore than one pack
Very harmful40%23%20%
Somewhat harmful39%45%38%
Not too harmful14%18%22%
Not at all harmful5%11%16%
No opinion1%1%2%
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This survey conducted in 2017 shows how American adults feel about the harmfulness of second-hand smoke. 40 percent of the respondents who smoke less than one pack of cigarettes a day stated they believe second-hand smoke to be very harmful to adults.
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Release date
July 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
July 8-12, 2017
Number of respondents
3,368 respondents
Age group
18 years and older
Method of interview
Telephone interview
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The source poses the question as follows: "In general, how harmful do you feel second-hand smoke is to adults -- very harmful, somewhat harmful, not too harmful, or not at all harmful?"

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