Efficacy and cost-effectiveness of a clinic-based counseling intervention tested in an ethnically diverse sample of pregnant smokers

@article{Dornelas2006EfficacyAC,
  title={Efficacy and cost-effectiveness of a clinic-based counseling intervention tested in an ethnically diverse sample of pregnant smokers},
  author={Ellen A. Dornelas and Jeffrey J. Magnavita and Tryfon J. Beazoglou and Edward H. Fischer and Cheryl A. Oncken and Harry A. Lando and John Greene and Jeremy Barbagallo and Roxanne R Stepnowski and Elizabeth Gregonis},
  journal={Patient education and counseling},
  year={2006},
  volume={64 1-3},
  pages={342-9}
}
OBJECTIVE Rates of cigarette smoking are higher among women who receive obstetric care through publicly funded prenatal clinics. This study compared smoking outcomes for pregnant women (n=105) who were randomized to receive either usual care (standard cessation advice from the health care provider) or an intervention conducted in the prenatal clinic consisting of 1.5 h of counseling plus telephone follow-up delivered by a masters prepared mental health counselor. METHODS Subjects were 105 low… CONTINUE READING

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