Gender Differences in Outcome of an Attempt to Stop Smoking Among Smokers Attending a Smoking Cessation Clinic in Taiwan: 3-Year Follow-Up Study.

@article{Wu2016GenderDI,
  title={Gender Differences in Outcome of an Attempt to Stop Smoking Among Smokers Attending a Smoking Cessation Clinic in Taiwan: 3-Year Follow-Up Study.},
  author={Pin-Chieh Wu and Kuang-Chieh Hsueh and G. Mar and S Hsueh and Ming-Shium Tu and Hayden J McRobbie and Peter Hajek},
  journal={Evaluation & the health professions},
  year={2016},
  volume={39 3},
  pages={
          317-25
        }
}
Studies that have examined gender differences in smoking cessation have produced mixed results. The purpose of the study was to examine whether there are gender differences in long-term smoking abstinence rates in smokers treated with nicotine patches at a smoking cessation clinic in Taiwan, where 39% of men and 5% of women smoke. This study included 1,065 smokers, comprising of 940 men and 125 women. Smokers were invited to attend the clinic every 1-2 weeks for a maximum of eight visits over… CONTINUE READING
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