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Measures of abstinence in clinical trials: issues and recommendations.
A workgroup formed by the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco reviewed the literature on abstinence measures used in trials of smoking cessation interventions. We recommend that trialsExpand
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How healthy are the police? A survey of life-style factors.
AIMS To examine the prevalence of five life-style behaviours among New South Wales police. DESIGN A cross-sectional survey using a self-administered questionnaire. SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS AExpand
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Controlled evaluation of a general practice-based brief intervention for excessive drinking.
In a controlled evaluation of general practitioner (GP)-based brief intervention, 378 excessive drinkers identified opportunistically by screening in 40 group practices in metropolitan Sydney wereExpand
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Multivariate models for predicting abstention following intervention to stop smoking by general practitioners.
Predictors of successful smoking cessation were examined in a randomized controlled trial of 450 smokers who received an intervention by their general practitioner (GP). Pretreatment characteristicsExpand
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Characteristics of smokers with a psychotic disorder and implications for smoking interventions
Despite high rates of smoking among people with psychotic disorders, and the associated health and financial burden, few studies have investigated the characteristics of this group of smokers. ThisExpand
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Teaching medical students about tobacco.
There are around 1.1 thousand million smokers in the world which is approximately one third of the global population who are aged 15 years and over (47% of men and 12% of women).1 Most smokers liveExpand
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The Sydney Centenarian Study: methodology and profile of centenarians and near-centenarians.
BACKGROUND The study of exceptionally long-living individuals can inform us about the determinants of successful aging. There are few population-based studies of centenarians and near-centenariansExpand
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Physical, Mental, and Cognitive Function in a Convenience Sample of Centenarians in Australia
OBJECTIVES: To examine the physical, mental, and cognitive function of centenarians.
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Promoting smoking cessation among prisoners: feasibility of a multi‐component intervention
Objective: To conduct a pilot study to determine the feasibility and effectiveness of a multi‐component smoking cessation intervention among prison inmates.
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Evaluation of a multi‐component community tobacco intervention in three remote Australian Aboriginal communities
Objectives: To assess the effect of community tobacco interventions in Aboriginal communities.
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