Efficacy of telephone counseling for pregnant smokers: a randomized controlled trial.

@article{Rigotti2006EfficacyOT,
  title={Efficacy of telephone counseling for pregnant smokers: a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Nancy A. Rigotti and Elyse R. Park and Susan Regan and Yuchiao Chang and Kristin J. Perry and Beverly Loudin and Virginia P. Quinn},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2006},
  volume={108 1},
  pages={83-92}
}
OBJECTIVE Reducing tobacco use in pregnancy is a public health priority. Brief smoking counseling during prenatal care is effective but generates modest cessation rates. Telephone counseling is an effective smoking cessation method that could offer pregnant women convenient access to more intensive smoking cessation counseling. METHODS The efficacy of proactive pregnancy-tailored telephone counseling for smoking cessation was compared with a "best-practice" brief-counseling control in a… CONTINUE READING