The influence of offering free transdermal nicotine patches on quit rates in a local health department's smoking cessation program.


Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) has added to the menu of options available to assist cigarette smokers in quit attempts, but cost remains a barrier to access. A quasi-experimental study was carried out to compare quit rates and continuous abstinence from smoking before (n=601) and after (n=311) free nicotine patches were offered to smokers who… (More)


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