Alcohol consumption and quitting smoking in the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four Country Survey.

@article{Kahler2009AlcoholCA,
  title={Alcohol consumption and quitting smoking in the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four Country Survey.},
  author={Christopher W Kahler and Ron Borland and Andrew Hyland and Sherry A. McKee and Mary E. Thompson and Kenneth Michael Cummings},
  journal={Drug and alcohol dependence},
  year={2009},
  volume={100 3},
  pages={214-20}
}
Although greater alcohol consumption has been associated with decreased odds of quitting smoking in prospective studies, the aspects of drinking most strongly associated with quitting have not been fully explored and examination of potential confounder variables has been limited. Further studies are needed to inform efforts to enhance smoking cessation among the substantial portion of smokers who drink alcohol. The present study examines: (a) drinking frequency, average weekly quantity of… CONTINUE READING