A randomized trial of a self-help smoking cessation intervention in a nonvolunteer female population: testing the limits of the public health model.

Reaching nonvolunteer female smokers with effective smoking cessation programs is a critical public health challenge. Smokers (N = 2,786) among 15,004 female members of a health maintenance organization who completed a routine needs assessment were invited into the "UCLA Preventive Health Behavior Study," consisting of five telephone interviews over 2 years… CONTINUE READING