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Accuracy of self-reported smoking abstinence in clinical trials of hospital-initiated smoking interventions (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions In the United States, high rates (40%) of recently hospitalized smokers enrolled in smoking cessation trials fail biochemical verification of their self-reported abstinence.
Addiction
added Aug 25, 2017 18:08
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Smokers in clinical studies who say they've quit often haven't

found that a high proportion of smokers enrolled in stop-smoking programs during a hospital stay report having quit when in fact they have not. The findings mean that in these kinds of study it is vital to check claims of having quit using an objective me
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Aug 25, 2017 18:04
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Recommended core items to assess e-cigarette use in population-based surveys

authors provide recommendations for assessing e-cigarette use behaviour, relative perceived harm, device type, presence of nicotine, flavours and reasons for use. We recommend items assessing eight core constructs: e-cigarette ever use, frequency of use a
Tobacco Control
added Aug 24, 2017 16:34
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Americans Underestimate How Bad Smoking Really Is For Their Health

“This evidence suggests that people may think more about smoking health risks in terms of relative risk than in terms of absolute risk or risk difference,” the authors write. Essentially, this means that people don’t fully realize the risk of smoking ver
Medical Daily
added Aug 24, 2017 16:33
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Many Americans still underestimate the risks of smoking, Stanford scholars say

they are underestimating how much more likely it is for a smoker to develop lung cancer than a non-smoker.... So, if people naturally think about such dangers in terms of a ratio, then perhaps rates of smoking would be reduced if Americans are properly in
Stanford Report--Stanford University News Service
added Aug 22, 2017 15:01
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[West Virginia] Pregnant women in W.Va. show high rates of tobacco use

even the county in West Virginia with the lowest rate of smoking during pregnancy, Putnam County, had a rate nearly twice the national average — 15.5 percent. Between 2011-2015, a total of 102,361 babies were born in West Virginia. Of those births, 26,80
Beckley (WV) Register Herald
added Aug 21, 2017 14:33
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[Maryland] Proposed smoking ban in Salisbury parks: reactions

DelmarvaNow.com
added Aug 21, 2017 00:36
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Co-occurrence of tobacco product use, substance use, and mental health problems among adults: Findings from Wave 1 (2013–2014) of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study [FREE FULL TEXT]

This nationally representative study of U.S. adults is the first to comprehensively document tobacco use, substance use, and mental health comorbidities across the range of currently available tobacco products, while also demonstrating that female tobacco
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Aug 19, 2017 00:00
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Marijuana and tobacco co-use among a nationally representative sample of US pregnant and non-pregnant women: 2005–2014 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Because co-use of marijuana and tobacco could have additive, if not multiplicative, health consequences, research on co-use of these substances during pregnancy is critical. Surveillance of marijuana and tobacco use patterns in future years will be import
Science Direct
added Aug 18, 2017 23:55
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[UK] Smokers quizzed over Albion's survival chances at the litter bin

A ‘ballot bin’ has been fixed to a post at the taxi rank in Chapel Road and invites smokers to vote on a simple question by putting their cigarette ends in one of two slots... “This is a fun way of getting across a serious point. “Cigarette ends are the
The Argus Brighton Hove and Sussex (uk)
added Aug 18, 2017 20:37
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