uw oshkosh smoking policy survey n.
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
UW Oshkosh Smoking Policy Survey PowerPoint Presentation
Download Presentation
UW Oshkosh Smoking Policy Survey

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 19

UW Oshkosh Smoking Policy Survey - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

  • Uploaded on

UW Oshkosh Smoking Policy Survey. Full Ban, Partial Ban or Current Policy? Here is what Students have to say…. Discussions before Survey. Original discussion began with concerns raised in OSA Assembly

I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'UW Oshkosh Smoking Policy Survey' - justice

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
uw oshkosh smoking policy survey

UW Oshkosh Smoking Policy Survey

Full Ban, Partial Ban or Current Policy? Here is what Students have to say…

discussions before survey
Discussions before Survey
  • Original discussion began with concerns raised in OSA Assembly
    • Representatives voiced concerns that majority of students were not obeying the current policy smoking policy on campus
    • Current Policy: Restricts Smoking within 25 feet of any building entrance on campus.
      • Signs posted informing public of policy
  • Is the current smoking policy being followed?
  • Is the current policy solving the problem of second hand smoke inhalation on campus?
  • Should further restrictions be created?
    • Full Smoking ban on campus?
    • Partial smoking ban on campus?
      • Designated Smoking Areas
  • Other Smoking Policies at UW System Universities
  • UW Milwaukee: Smoking is banned on campus besides for designated smoking “poles”
  • UW Green Bay: Resolution from Student Government banned smoking in all areas except one designated smoking area in middle of campus, enforced through campus police
  • UW Stout: Referendum in April passed to ban smoking on campus
  • UW Platteville: Campus is divided in half, one half smoking, other half smoking is banned. Student Government is working to get rights to fine violators
  • UW Two-Year Campuses: Smoking is banned on campus
outside survey research of uw oshkosh students
Outside Survey Research of UW Oshkosh Students
  • Emily Dieringer, Winnebago County Public Health, Health Educator
    • Surveyed workers, students, and customers at restaurants, bars, UWO Reeve Union, and a bowling alley.
    • •200 people participated in the survey. All were between 18-24 years old.
    • •74% are non-smokers
    • •26% are smokers
    • •53% Support the 75-cent tax increase on cigarettes.
outside survey cont
Outside Survey Cont.
  • •70% preferred to go to a non-smoking bar.
  • •72% are in support of a statewide smoking ban in all workplaces and public places.
  • •69% support a smoking ban on the UW-Oshkosh campus.
state wide smoking ban
State Wide Smoking Ban
  • Wisconsin Act 12: Beginning June 2010
  • Under the Act, smoking is prohibited in the following enclosed places:
  • 1. The State Capitol.
  • 2. Residence halls or dormitories owned or operated by a college or university.
  • 3. Day care centers.
  • 4. Educational facilities.
  • 5. Inpatient health care facilities (includes hospitals, county homes and county infirmaries; nursing homes, hospices, the Wisconsin veteran’s home, and treatment facilities).
  • 6. Theaters.
  • 7. Correctional facilities.
  • 8. State institutions.
  • 9. Restaurants.
  • 10. Taverns.
state wide smoking ban cont
State Wide Smoking Ban Cont.
  • 11. Private clubs (a facility used by an organization that limits its membership and is organized for a recreational, fraternal, social, patriotic, political, benevolent, or athletic purpose).
  • 12. Retail establishments.
  • 13. Common areas of multiple unit residential properties.
  • 14. Lodging establishments (a bed and breakfast, hotel, or tourist rooming house).
  • 15. All enclosed places other than those listed above, that are places of employment or public places.
  • 16. Government buildings.
  • Penalties
  • The Act establishes a forfeiture for violation of the smoking prohibition of not less than $100 nor more than $250 for each violation.
  • The Act provides that anyone in charge who violates the “person in charge” provisions is subject to a forfeiture of $100 for each violation. However, the substitute amendment requires that a warning notice be issued for the first violation; and provides that no forfeitures may exceed $100 in total for all violations occurring on a single day.
  • http://www.legis.state.wi.us/lc/publications/act/2009/act012_sb181.pdf
opinions of governance groups 08 09
Opinions of Governance Groups 08-09
  • OSA consulted both Faculty Senate and Senate of Academic Staff
    • Faculty Senate: Majority voted to support stricter smoking policies on campus
    • Senate of Academic Staff: Majority voted to support stricter smoking policies on campus
the survey who took it
The Survey: Who Took it?
  • Number of Participants: 1,748
the survey who took it2
The Survey: Who Took It?
  • 20. What is your age?  answered question1,709  skipped question39
the survey who took it3
The Survey: Who Took It?
  • 23. Do you:  answered question1,703

skipped question 45

questions to consider
Questions to Consider:
  • What do these results mean?
  • Was an average sample of students represented by these results?
  • What further research is necessary?
  • Does this accurately represent the opinion of campus?
  • How do we move forward?
  • Are the same problems still present?
    • No enforcement
    • Unawareness of policies
    • Willful ignorance/refusal of compliance