Outdoor Public Smoking Opinion Data
Rhode Island Numbers
More than 900 Rhode Island residents from 30 communities, representing both smokers and non-smokers, were asked to rate how supportive they would be if different outdoor areas were designated smoke free. Overall, respondents, including those who smoke, favored such bans.
- 86% either "like" or "love" the idea of designating beaches smoke free.
- 89% either "like" or "love" the idea of designating parks smoke free.
- 92% either "like" or "love" the idea of designating playgrounds smoke free.
Rhode Island Residents Feelings about making Outdoor Places Smokefree
Outdoor Festivals and Fairs
Sports / Recreation Areas
Note: The beach question was not asked of all respondents.