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Research Article

County Smoke-Free Laws and Asthma Discharges: Evidence from 17 US States

Table 3

Effects of changes in county smoke-free laws on hospital discharges for asthma among working age adults.

Working age adult asthmaWorking age adult appendicitis

Coefficient
(RSE)
Coefficient
(RSE)

Passage of a county 100% smoke-free workplace law−5.94
(3.89)
0.26
(0.20)
Passage of a county 100% smoke-free restaurant or bar law−5.43
(2.56)
0.05
(0.27)
County workplace smoke-free law
county restaurant or bar smoke-free law
11.88
(7.10)
−0.16
(0.38)
Cigarette tax3.15
(0.54)
0.38
(0.06)
Smoking prevalence−0.04
(0.16)
−0.03
(0.01)
Asthma prevalence0.16
(0.04)
−0.01
(0.00)
Percent in poverty0.68
(0.16)
−0.02
(0.01)
Percent uninsured−0.13
(0.10)
0.03
(0.01)
Presence of any state smoke-free law−0.38
(0.68)
−.06
(0.05)
Constant5.62
(2.98)
2.18
(0.44)

RSE: robust standard error; ; .