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Table 2 Association between political views and public support for tobacco control policies across the 28 European Union Member States in 2014 (n = 22,313)

From: Are political views related to smoking and support for tobacco control policies? A survey across 28 European countries

Political views Advertising bans Ban flavours Plain packaging Raise tobacco taxes Tobacco out of sight Ban online sales Ban e-cigarettes in public places
  OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI)
Centre (ref.)
Far left 1.06 (0.96–1.18) 1.06 (0.96–1.17) 1.07 (0.97–1.19) 0.99 (0.89–1.10) 0.96 (0.87–1.06) 1.03 (0.93–1.14) 1.00 (0.90–1.10)
Centre left 1.10 (1.01–1.19) 1.02 (0.94–1.10) 1.01 (0.94–1.10) 1.06 (0.97–1.15) 1.11 (1.02–1.20) 0.97 (0.89–1.05) 0.97 (0.90–1.05)
Centre right 0.87 (0.79–0.94) 0.86 (0.79–0.94) 0.90 (0.83–0.98) 0.96 (0.88–1.05) 0.88 (0.81–0.96) 0.89 (0.81–0.96) 0.97 (0.89–1.05)
Far right 0.85 (0.75–0.95) 0.97 (0.87–1.09) 1.01 (0.90–1.13) 0.99 (0.88–1.11) 0.88 (0.78–0.98) 1.04 (0.92–1.16) 1.03 (0.92–1.15)
  1. Multi-level logistic regression adjusted for age, sex, education, area of residence, financial status, occupation, marital status, social class, and smoking
  2. Confidence intervals in italics indicate statistically significant results
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