Cambios en las expectativas y las actitudes de los trabajadores de la hostelería después de la ley de medidas sanitarias frente al tabaquismo

Translated title of the contribution: Changes in hospitality workers' expectations and attitudes after the implementation of the Spanish smoking law

Jose M. Martínez-Sánchez, Esteve Fenández, Marcela Fu, Mónica Pérez-Ríos, Anna Schiaffino, María J. López, Begoña Alonso, Esteve Saltó, Manel Nebot, Josep M. Borràs

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Abstract

Objective: To assess changes in hospitality workers' expectations and attitudes towards the Spanish smoking law before and 2 years after the smoking ban. Methods: We performed a longitudinal study of a cohort (n=431) of hospitality workers in five regions in Spain before the law came into effect and 24 months later. Expectations and attitudes towards the ban and knowledge about the effect of second-hand smoke on health were compared before and after the ban. Results: We recruited 431 hospitality workers in the baseline survey and 219 were followed-up 24 months later (overall follow-up rate of 50.8%). The percentage of hospitality workers who knew the law was 79.0% before it was passed and was 94.1% 24 months later (p

Translated title of the contributionChanges in hospitality workers' expectations and attitudes after the implementation of the Spanish smoking law
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)241-246
Number of pages6
JournalGaceta sanitaria / S.E.S.P.A.S
Volume24
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2010
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Attitudes and expectations
  • Hospitality workers
  • Longitudinal study
  • Questionnaire
  • Second-hand smoke
  • Spanish smoking law

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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