Predictors of Stage Movement Toward Smoking Cessation in Pregnant Women

Predictors of Stage Movement Toward Smoking Cessation in Pregnant Women

by Lorna Carolyn Henry
     
 

ISBN-10: 0773470751

ISBN-13: 9780773470750

Pub. Date: 12/01/2002

Publisher: Mellen, Edwin Press, The

Henry (Director of Instruction, School of Allied Health and Public Service, Chattahoochee College) presents a study exploring the psychosocial characteristics determining a pregnant woman's ability to quit smoking. Based on research on women utilizing the Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), the volume offers an introduction, a review of…  See more details below

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Henry (Director of Instruction, School of Allied Health and Public Service, Chattahoochee College) presents a study exploring the psychosocial characteristics determining a pregnant woman's ability to quit smoking. Based on research on women utilizing the Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), the volume offers an introduction, a review of the literature, and discussion of the methods and results. Appendices provide material used in the study including the psychosocial questionnaire, prenatal smoking cessation client education materials, and a definition of terms. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780773470750
Publisher:
Mellen, Edwin Press, The
Publication date:
12/01/2002
Series:
Studies in Health and Human Services
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
65.00(w) x 95.00(h) x 5.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
1Introduction1
1.1Tobacco and Women's Health1
1.2Tobacco, An Addictive Drug1
1.3The New York State Prenatal Smoking Cessation Program2
1.4Background and Rationale3
1.5Psychosocial Factors6
1.6Stages of Change9
1.7Statement of the Problem13
1.8Purpose of Study14
1.9Statement of the Research Question14
1.10Sub-Questions14
1.11Significance of the Study15
2Literature Review17
2.1Introduction17
2.2Health Effects of Maternal Cigarette Smoking17
2.3Impact of Environmental Tobacco Smoke Exposure22
2.4Factors associated with smoking cessation during pregnancy24
2.5Smoking Cessation Interventions29
2.6Smoking Cessation Intervention Findings35
2.7Relapse Prevention38
2.8Harm Reduction Approach41
2.9Stages of Change42
2.10Self Reports of Smoking45
3Methods47
3.1Overview of Study Design47
3.2Description of the Study Population48
3.3Research Instrumentation48
3.4Validity of Survey Instrument53
3.5Content Validity53
3.6Face Validity53
3.7Reliability of Survey Instrument53
3.8Internal Consistency54
3.9Test-Retest Reliability54
3.10Data Collection Procedures57
3.11Data Analysis59
4Results62
4.1Overview62
4.2Internal Consistency of Survey Instrument62
4.3Descriptive Data63
4.4Movement through the stages: Progressions and Regressions66
4.5Psychosocial Scales by Stage of Change68
4.6Progressive Stage Movement70
5Discussion73
5.1Research Summary73
5.2Discussion of findings73
5.3Implications for Research79
5.4Implications for Practice80
5.5Scope and Limitations83
5.6Conclusions84
App. A: Psychosocial Questionnaire86
App. B: Prenatal Smoking Cessation Client Education Materials93
App. C: Definition of terms100
References102
Subject Index113

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