Determinants of quitting smoking.

  title={Determinants of quitting smoking.},
  author={Geoffrey C Kabat and Ernst L. Wynder},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  volume={77 10},
Factors associated with quitting smoking were examined in 3,778 male and 1,486 female ever-smoking patients hospitalized with non-tobacco-related conditions interviewed between 1977 and 1985. Quitters were defined as those who had stopped smoking at least one year prior to admission. More than 80 per cent of male and female quitters had stopped more than five years prior to diagnosis. The lifetime quit rate (no. ex-smokers/no. ever smokers) X 100 was higher in males than in females, and in both… CONTINUE READING

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