Most smokers do not plan to quit in the next 6 months.
Importance of curbing smoking behavior among adolescents before it becomes habitual.
Different risk and protective factors are relevant to understanding why smokers attempt to quit vs. why they are able to quit for 6 months or longer.
To examine annual hospitalization rates for ambulatory care-sensitive conditions (ACSCs) among Medicare HMO beneficiaries.
Evaluates the consistency of primary care physician (PCP) attitudes toward
smoking cessation counseling and their corresponding smoking-cessation
behaviors; PCP attitudes were positively associated with patient-reported
smoking cessation behavior.
These results suggest that the link between substance use and early marriage reflects a disposition toward risky or unconventional behavior.
Contingency management interventions effectively reduce or eliminate some individuals' problem substance use.
To synthesize the evidence on the effectiveness of smoking-cessation interventions by type of provider.
Smoking initiation typically occurs in adolescence and increases over time into emerging adulthood.
Behavioral interventions that provide incentives contingent upon abstinence are effective addiction treatments.
This paper reports results over a 6-year period for a multisite randomized trial that achieved reductions in drug use during the junior high school years.
This report, based on 2000 National Youth Tobacco Survey (NYTS) data, presents prevalence estimates for current use of smokeless tobacco, cigars, bidis, kreteks, and pipes among youth in the United States.
To identify predictors of the transition from experimentation to regular smoking in middle adolescence, late adolescence, and young adulthood.
This paper considers the political economy of tobacco regulation-that is, the interplay between politics and markets in tobacco regulation.
At age 23, African Americans and Asians exhibited substantially lower rates of current smoking than Whites and Hispanics.
Paper examines the links between individual adolescent smoking behavior and actual and perceived smoking behavior in the individual's school cohort.
Reviews the effectiveness of interventions used to promote smoking cessation among persons age 65 or older.
Review of Combating Teen Smoking: Research and Policy Strategies / By P. D. Jacobson, P. M. Lantz, K. E. Warner, et al. (Ann Arbor, MI : The University of Michigan Press, 2001).
The psychosocial and behavioral determinants of smoking cessation from late adolescence to early adulthood were investigated.
Environmental tobacco smoke (ETS), also called passive smoking, has been shown to have adverse effects on the health of children.