Racial and ethnic disparities in smoking-cessation interventions: analysis of the 2005 National Health Interview Survey.

@article{Cokkinides2008RacialAE,
  title={Racial and ethnic disparities in smoking-cessation interventions: analysis of the 2005 National Health Interview Survey.},
  author={Vilma E. Cokkinides and Michael T. Halpern and Elizabeth M. Barbeau and Elizabeth Adeoye Peyton Allison Calandra Blackburn Mikal Blo Ward and Michael J. Thun},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={34 5},
  pages={404-12}
}
BACKGROUND Recent national surveys document racial and ethnic disparities in receipt of smoking-cessation advice. This study updates and expands prior analyses using survey data for 2005, and evaluates the association between smokers' race and ethnicity and three separate measures of healthcare-encounter-based tobacco interventions: screening, smoking-cessation advice, and use of smoking-cessation aids. METHODS Analyses are based on 4756 smokers (aged 18 and older) reporting a healthcare… CONTINUE READING

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