publication . Preprint . 2009

The Impact of the Workplace Smoking Ban in Korea

Beomsoo Kim;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2009
A full work area smoking ban reduced the current smoking rate by 9.6 percentage points among males and the average daily consumption among smokers by 24 percent relative to no smoking ban. Secondhand smoke showed a dramatic decrease of 88 percent from the sample mean among males. The public anti-smoking campaign did not show any significant impact on smoking behavior.
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