Evaluating the effectiveness of proactive telephone counselling for smoking cessation in a randomized controlled trial.

@article{Gilbert2006EvaluatingTE,
  title={Evaluating the effectiveness of proactive telephone counselling for smoking cessation in a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Hazel Gilbert and Stephen Sutton},
  journal={Addiction},
  year={2006},
  volume={101 4},
  pages={
          590-8
        }
}
AIM To evaluate the effectiveness of repeated-contact proactive telephone counselling for smoking cessation in a UK setting. DESIGN Randomized controlled trial. SETTING The Quitline, an established national telephone counselling service available throughout the UK. PARTICIPANTS AND INTERVENTION A total of 1,457 callers to the Quitline in 2000 and 2001 were allocated randomly to a Control group to receive usual care or to a Repeated Contact group to be offered five proactive calls in… CONTINUE READING
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