Socioeconomic disparities in telephone-based treatment of tobacco dependence.

@article{Varghese2014SocioeconomicDI,
  title={Socioeconomic disparities in telephone-based treatment of tobacco dependence.},
  author={Merilyn Varghese and Christine E. Sheffer and Maxine A Stitzer and Reid Landes and Sharon L Brackman and Tiffany Munn},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2014},
  volume={104 8},
  pages={e76-84}
}
OBJECTIVES We examined socioeconomic disparities in tobacco dependence treatment outcomes from a free, proactive telephone counseling quitline. METHODS We delivered cognitive-behavioral treatment and nicotine patches to 6626 smokers and examined socioeconomic differences in demographic, clinical, environmental, and treatment use factors. We used logistic regressions and generalized estimating equations (GEE) to model abstinence and account for socioeconomic differences in the models… CONTINUE READING
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