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Document ID (ISN)69357
CIS number 97-1400
ISSN - Serial title 0096-1736 - Journal of Occupational Medicine
Year 1993
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Sorensen G., Lando H., Pechacek T.F.
Title Promoting smoking cessation at the workplace - Results of a randomized controlled intervention study
Bibliographic information Feb. 1993, Vol.35, No.2, p.121-126. 20 ref.
Abstract In a study of a three-month smoking cessation programme, eight work sites were randomly assigned to an intervention or a comparison condition. The intervention programme included consultation for employers on the adoption of a nonsmoking policy, training for nonsmokers to provide assistance to smokers attempting to quit and cessation classes for smokers. Assessments carried out one and six months after the intervention was completed showed that smoking cessation rates were higher in the intervention companies than in the comparison companies. Cessation was highest among workers whose co-workers frequently asked them not to smoke, and among those who worked with a high proportion of nonsmokers.
Descriptors (primary) controlled smoking; health programmes
Descriptors (secondary) social aspects; programme evaluation
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Psychology and sociology
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Fires
Workplace health promotion