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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...
hospitals that routinely provide effective smoking cessation programs for pregnant women. In Queensland, Australia, 70 publicly funded hospitals were matched on numbers of births and maternal socioeconomic status and randomly allocated to an awareness-only intervention group or a behaviorally based...
The ‘Workplace 28 day stop smoking challenge’ is a great opportunity for businesses to encourage employees to quit smoking in a workplace setting. Research indicates if a person stops smoking for 28 days or more, they are 5 times more likely to stop for good. The challenge is aimed at...
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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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.
This booklet takes smokers through the stages of stopping smoking:preparing to stopstoppingstaying stoppedIt also provides advice on the various forms of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) and non-nicotine medications available, as well as a list of contacts for advice and support.Note:...
The Quit Kit promotional materials were developed as part of the smoking cessation campaign which highlights the range of support available and reinforces the message that quitting is achievable with the right support and motivation. Support highlighted in this part of the campaign includes the...
Cigarette smoking is the major cause of preventable ill health in Northern Ireland. It accounts for 2400 premature deaths every year. Fifty percent or one in every two smokers will die prematurely due to their addiction; many will suffer chronic ill health and poor quality of life before their...

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