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  1. Fulltext. A voluntary smokers'registry : Characteristics of joiners and non-joiners in the Community Intervention Trial for Smoking Cessation (COMMIT).

    Article - En anglais

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    Objectives

    This paper examines differences between joiners and nonjoiners of a voluntary smokers'registry.

    Methods

    A baseline prevalence survey was used to identify characteristics of smokers who joined or did not join a smokers'registry.

    Results

    Communities varied significantly in registry enrollment rates.

    Heavy-smoking joiners expressed more desire to quit, were more likely to live with nonsmokers, and were older than nonjoiners.

    Light-to-moderate joiners smoked more, were more addicted to cigarettes, and expressed more desire to quit than nonjoiners.

    Conclusions

    Few baseline characteristics differentiated joiners from nonjoiners.

    Nonjoiners were significantly more likely to achieve cessation than joiners.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Programme sanitaire, Prévention, Sevrage toxique, Tabagisme, Participation, Registre, Evaluation, Etude comparative, Prévalence, Homme, Epidémiologie, Santé communautaire, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Sanitary program, Prevention, Poison withdrawal, Tobacco smoking, Participation, Register, Evaluation, Comparative study, Prevalence, Human, Epidemiology, Community health, United States, North America, America

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 98-0252758

    Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 11/09/1998.