Community-Based Interventions for Smokers: The Commit Field Experience

Community-Based Interventions for Smokers: The Commit Field Experience

by Beti Thompson
     
 

This is the first monograph to deal with community-based approaches in dealing with smokers. It reports exciting victories: (1) a modest decrease in smoking rates in light-to-moderate smokers, especially in the hard-to-reach categories of individuals of low educational attainment, & (2) an impressive accomplishment in community empowerment. COMMIT (Community… See more details below

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This is the first monograph to deal with community-based approaches in dealing with smokers. It reports exciting victories: (1) a modest decrease in smoking rates in light-to-moderate smokers, especially in the hard-to-reach categories of individuals of low educational attainment, & (2) an impressive accomplishment in community empowerment. COMMIT (Community Intervention Trial for Smoking Cessation) has 22 communities comprising 12 treatments & 11 controls. This report includes: description & eval. plan; development of the intervention; changing public policy, school involvement,etc.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780788139277
Publisher:
DIANE Publishing Company
Publication date:
02/01/1998
Pages:
252

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