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Randomized controlled trial of mailed Nicotine Replacement Therapy to Canadian smokers: Study protocol

Cunningham, John; Leatherdale, Scott T.; Selby, P; Tyndale, Rachel F.; Zawertailo, Laurie; Kushnir, Vladyslav

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Background: Considerable public health efforts are ongoing Canada-wide to reduce the prevalence of smoking in the general population. From 1985 to 2005, smoking rates among adults decreased from 35% to 19%, however, since that time, the prevalence has plateaued at around 18-19%. To continue to reduce the number of smokers at the population level, one option has been to translate interventions that have demonstrated clinical efficacy into population level initiatives. Nicotine Replacement...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/66747
Source: BMC Public Health
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-11-741

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