Does smoking cessation lead to weight gain? The experience of asbestos-exposed shipyard workers.

@article{Coates1983DoesSC,
  title={Does smoking cessation lead to weight gain? The experience of asbestos-exposed shipyard workers.},
  author={Thomas J. Coates and Virginia C Li},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={1983},
  volume={73 11},
  pages={1303-4}
}
We examined the relationship between smoking cessation and weight change in a sample of 373 asbestos-exposed workers who had participated in a smoking cessation program. Those who quit smoking for one year and those who quit for shorter periods gained significantly more weight than those who continued to smoke. Those with initially poorer health and those… CONTINUE READING