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BACKGROUND A recent study indicates that the incidence of smoking cessation varies with age. Although nicotine dependence (ND) has been regarded as one of the most significant barriers of successful smoking cessation, few researches have focused on the relationship between nicotine dependence and age. METHODS A cross-sectional study (conducted in 2013)(More)
This study aimed to examine whether dopamine (DA) pathway gene variation were associated with smoking cessation, and compare the relative importance of infulence factors on smoking cessation. Participants were recruited from 17 villages of Shandong Province, China. Twenty-five single nucleotide polymorphisms in 8 DA pathway genes were genotyped. Weighted(More)
The association between psychological factors and smoking cessation is complicated and inconsistent in published researches, and the joint effect of psychological factors on smoking cessation is unclear. This study explored how psychological factors jointly affect the success of smoking cessation using a Bayesian network approach. A community-based case(More)
Published articles reported controversial results about the association of 5-HTTLPR polymorphism with the risk of smoking behaviors. A meta-analysis was performed to assess the association between 5-HTTLPR polymorphism and smoking behaviors. A comprehensive search was conducted to identify studies (from January, 1990 to December, 2014) of the aforementioned(More)
BACKGROUND The nicotine dependence (ND) has negative and smoking abstinence self-efficacy (SASE) has positive effects on successful smoking cessation, but scant data is now available for what is the mediating role of SASE on the relationship between ND and successful smoking cessation. The aim of this study was to assess the abovementioned mediation. (More)
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