• Medicine
  • Published in Zhonghua yi xue za zhi 2011

[Smoking cessation rate in cardiovascular patients after percutaneous coronary intervention].

@article{Zhang2011SmokingCR,
  title={[Smoking cessation rate in cardiovascular patients after percutaneous coronary intervention].},
  author={Li-jun Zhang and Jingming Yu and J. B. Huang and Yong Xing Mao and Yi-qiang Zhan and She-chang Li and Fen Fen Zhang and Da-yi Hu},
  journal={Zhonghua yi xue za zhi},
  year={2011},
  volume={91 12},
  pages={
          815-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the smoking cessation rate and its related factors in cardiovascular patients after percutaneous coronary intervention. METHODS A cross-sectional survey of 1241 outpatients or inpatients fulfilling the inclusion criteria was conducted at 14 hospitals across China. RESULTS The survey population mainly consisted of middle-aged male patients with an average age of (59.9 ± 10.7) years old. Their median time after surgery was 1.5 years. Among them, 77.4% tried to quit… CONTINUE READING

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