R Vander Martin

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STUDY OBJECTIVE To test the hypotheses that physicians in private practice who receive a continuing education program (entitled "Quit for Life") about how to counsel smokers to quit would counsel smokers more effectively and have higher rates of long-term smoking cessation among their patients. DESIGN Randomized trial with blinded assessment of principal(More)
To describe differences in the attitudes and behaviors of white, black, Hispanic, and Asian medical patients who smoke, we surveyed 2,835 patients of primary care physicians who participated in a controlled trial on smoking cessation. White smokers smoked more cigarettes per day, were more addicted to cigarettes, had more smoking-related symptoms and(More)
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