Factors that influence attitude and enforcement of the smoke-free law in Turkey: a survey of hospitality venue owners and employees

Aherrera A., Carkoglu A., HAYRAN K. M., Ergor G., Erguder T., Kaplan B., ...More

TOBACCO CONTROL, vol.26, no.5, pp.540-547, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2016-053088
  • Journal Name: TOBACCO CONTROL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.540-547
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Introduction In 2009, Turkey extended the smoke-free legislation to hospitality venues. Compliance, however, remains low in some hospitality venues. We identified characteristics associated with knowledge of health effects that can be prevented by the smoke-free law, the attitude towards and enforcement of the law.