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Bars, restaurants see no significant employment change under smoking bans in 2 cities
Date:6/29/2010

e," said Elizabeth Klein, assistant professor of health behavior and health promotion at Ohio State University and lead author of the study.

"We are evaluating business employment because employment is an objective measure of the overall economic health of these businesses. What we have found is that there isn't a significant economic effect for bars, and in fact for restaurants, there is some positive change in employment. These findings underscore that nothing economically catastrophic happened for bars or restaurants in the Twin Cities as a result of banning smoking in these environments."

The research is published in the July/August issue of the Journal of Public Health Management Practice.

All of this research examines employment trends before Minnesota adopted a comprehensive statewide clean indoor air policy in late 2007. A comprehensive citywide smoking ban covering virtually all workplaces took effect on March 31, 2005 in Minneapolis and on March 31, 2006 in St. Paul. For a year before that, St. Paul operated under a partial smoking ban that exempted bars.

Klein and colleagues used what is called an interrupted time series analysis to evaluate short- and long-term effects of these new policies. They examined a five-year period between January 2003 and December 2007 to monitor employment levels in bars and restaurants before and after enactment of the smoking bans in these two cities.

"It is difficult to find an appropriate comparison between one city with a clean indoor air policy and another city without a policy, so we used this model to look at what was going on in each community before adoption of the policies and what happened after that. This design allows for each city to serve as its own comparison group," Klein said.

The researchers also accounted for employment in the rest of the hospitality industry minus restaurants and bars over the same time period as a way to account for gener
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Contact: Elizabeth Klein
eklein@cph.osu.edu
614-292-5424
Ohio State University
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