Assessing the generalizability of smoking studies.

  title={Assessing the generalizability of smoking studies.},
  author={J R Hughes and Gary A. Giovino and R. Monina Klevens and Michael Fiore},
  volume={92 4},
We used data from the 1986 Adult Use of Tobacco Survey, 10 studies of self-quitters and seven studies of treatment seekers, to illustrate how subpopulations of smokers might differ; e.g. treatment seekers vs. self-quitters and research volunteers vs. smokers in the general population. Smoking researchers may wish to use our results to determine whether… CONTINUE READING