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Mailed distribution of free nicotine patches without behavioral support: Predictors of use and cessation

Kushnir, Vladyslav; Sproule, Beth A; Cunningham, John

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Introduction: There is growing evidence that the mailed distribution of free nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), usually as part of smokers' helplines, can been effective in increasing the odds of cessation on a population level. However, limited information is available on the utilization of NRT when it is provided for free, and factors associated with regimen adherence have remained largely Unexplored. Methods: In the context of a randomized controlled trial, 500 adult smokers across...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/160781
Source: Addictive Behaviors
DOI: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2016.12.008

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