TITLE

COMMENTARY: Review: Nicotine replacement therapy is effective in both men and women

AUTHOR(S)
Lancaster, Tim
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 142 Issue 1, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is effective in both men and women. Caution is always necessary in drawing conclusions from retrospective subgroup analyses. It is particularly important that conclusions about possible sex effects are based on adequate sample sizes. In analyzing placebo-controlled trials of NRT, it was found that proportions of men and women abstaining from smoking were similar at most follow-up points.
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15851781

 

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