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.
Arkansas has used its $1.6 billion share of the 1998 Tobacco Settlement to address health issues and focus on reducing smoking rates. With continued support, the services and programs created should be on track to meet their long-term goals.
The Dutch Health Care Insurance Board commissioned RAND Europe to perform a qualitative review of the wishes, needs and opinions of smokers on the merits and implementation procedures for a reimbursement program to support quit smoking.
The author try to identify predictors of smoking onset and cessation between early (age 13 years) and late adolescence (age 18 years) and between late adolescence (age 18 years) and young adulthood (age 23 years).