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Views are being sought on draft regulations to restrict smoking in private vehicles carrying children. We would encourage you to respond via email where possible. Responses received after the closing date will only be considered in exceptional circumstances.
This study investigated smoking behaviour among Indigenous youth. A sample of schools (n = 12) in north Queensland with large proportions of Indigenous students was selected. Details about the prevalence of smoking behaviour in both Indigenous and non-Indigenous students (n = 883) were gathered....
While there was no statistical difference between the intervention and control groups, the overall relapse rate of 22% (78% nonsmoking), was lower compared to most of the published data from other studies. Results from the historical comparison group from the smoking cessation trial confirmed a 35...
OBJECTIVE To compare two self-help smoking cessation booklets distributed to callers to a Quitline telephone service in Queensland (Australia).DESIGN Callers were randomised to receive either a structured 14-day quit programme (Time to quit) or another booklet that described four broad stages of...
Smoking cessation reduces both the mortality and re-infarction rate amongst smokers who have experienced a myocardial infarction (MI). Smoking cessation programs have tended to be conducted with post-operative or seriously ill patients. In this study, we examined the efficacy of a relapse...
Smoking during pregnancy has been linked to health problems, including the risk of low birthweight, preterm labour, spontaneous abortion and perinatal death. Two trials to investigate the efficacy of self-help materials were undertaken. During the first trial, a self-help booklet developed overseas...
The goal of the current study was to identify discrete longitudinal patterns of change in adolescent smoking using latent growth mixture modeling. Five distinct longitudinal patterns were identified. A group of early rapid escalators was characterized by early escalation (at age 13) that rapidly...
Background National burden of disease studies are crucial for informing national health policies. Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) constitute the highest burden. Such comprehensive analyses of NCDs burden are not explicitly documented for the Republic of Ireland (RoI). We analysed the five most...
Request the full-text to ask the authors to provide the full-text version. Article published: Drug Alcohol Rev. 2004 Mar;23(1):101-7.

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