Factors in nonadherence to quitline services: smoker characteristics explain little.

@article{Burns2012FactorsIN,
  title={Factors in nonadherence to quitline services: smoker characteristics explain little.},
  author={Emily K. Burns and Arnold Levinson and Elizabeth Ann Deaton},
  journal={Health education & behavior : the official publication of the Society for Public Health Education},
  year={2012},
  volume={39 5},
  pages={596-602}
}
BACKGROUND Quitlines offer evidence-based, multisession coaching support for smoking cessation in the 50 U.S. states, Canada, and several other countries. Smokers who enroll in quitline services have, ipso facto, shown readiness to attempt to quit, but noncompletion of coaching services appears widespread and has not been widely investigated. The current study explored the magnitude and correlates of quitline service abandonment. METHOD A state's quitline intake, coaching, and nicotine patch… CONTINUE READING

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