Patient smoking cessation advice by health care providers: the role of ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and health.

@article{Houston2005PatientSC,
  title={Patient smoking cessation advice by health care providers: the role of ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and health.},
  author={Thomas K. Houston and Isabel Cristina Scarinci and Sharina D. Person and Paul G. Greene},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2005},
  volume={95 6},
  pages={1056-61}
}
OBJECTIVES We assessed differences by ethnicity in ever receiving advice from providers to quit smoking. We evaluated whether socioeconomic status and health status were moderators of the association. METHODS We used 2000 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey data, a population-based cross-sectional survey. RESULTS After adjusting for complex survey design, 69% of the 14089 current smokers reported ever being advised to quit by a provider. Hispanics (50%) and African Americans (61… CONTINUE READING

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