Smoking, cessation and expenditure in low income Chinese: cross sectional survey
- Tobacco Control Yields Clear Dividends for Health and Wealth. Lee, Kelley // PLoS Medicine;Sep2008, Vol. 5 Issue 9, pe189
Kelley Lee discusses a research article by Stanton Glantz and colleagues reporting that investment in tobacco control programs leads to substantial savings in health care expenditures.
- Stop-smoking services' costs soar. Praities, Nigel // Pulse;6/9/2010, Vol. 70 Issue 20, p6
The article reports on the rising cost of primary care organizations' (PCO) National Health Service (NHS) stop-smoking services due to over-reliance on specialist services in Great Britain.
- Costs of a Smoking Cessation Counseling Intervention for Pregnant Women: Comparison of Three Settings. Ayadi, M. Femi; Adams, E. Kathleen; Melvin, Cathy L.; Rivera, Carole C.; Gaffney, Cecelia A.; Pike, Joanne; Rabius, Vance; Ferguson, Janice N. // Public Health Reports;Mar/Apr2006, Vol. 121 Issue 2, p120
Objective. Although the rate of smoking among women giving birth in the United States has declined steadily from 19.5% in 1989 to 11.4% in 2002, it still far exceeds the Healthy People 2010 goal of 1%. The objective of this study was to estimate the costs of a recommended five-step smoking...
- Tobacco Use Among South Dakotans. Winter, Colleen; Ahrendt, Linda; Clarke, Jacy; Moline, Heidi // South Dakota Medicine;2009 Supplement, p17
Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable deaths in the United States and in South Dakota. Reducing tobacco use among South Dakotans is critical to alleviate the heavy burden of preventable deaths, illnesses and excessive health care costs that result from using tobacco products. The South...
- Examining the effects of tobacco treatment policies on smoking rates and smoking related deaths using the SimSmoke computer simulation model. Levy, D. T.; Friend, K. // Tobacco Control;Mar2002, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p47
Objectives: To develop a simulation model to predict the effects of different smoking treatment policies on quit rates, smoking rates, and smoking attributable deaths. Methods: We first develop a decision theoretic model of quitting behaviour, which incorporates the decision to quit and the...
- State Says Tobacco Use Costs Employers Dearly. HOHMANN, GEORGE // State Journal (WV);9/12/2014, Vol. 30 Issue 36, p5
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- Tobacco Control Program Saves California Billions. Rowan, Karen // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;10/15/2008, Vol. 100 Issue 20, p1426
The article reports on the reduction of personal health care costs in California through its tobacco control program. The University of California at San Francisco conducted a research which examines the relationship between the per capita cigarette consumption, per capita tobacco control...
- The Effect of the California Tobacco Control Program on Smoking Prevalence, Cigarette Consumption, and Healthcare Costs: 1989â€“2008. Lightwood, James; Glantz, Stanton A. // PLoS ONE;Feb2013, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p1
Background: Previous research has shown that tobacco control funding in California has reduced per capita cigarette consumption and per capita healthcare expenditures. This paper refines our earlier model by estimating the effect of California tobacco control funding on current smoking...
- Socioeconomic disparities in quit intentions, quit attempts, and smoking abstinence among smokers in four western countries: Findings from the International Tobacco Control Four Country Survey. Reid, Jessica L.; Hammond, David; Boudreau, Christian; Fong, Geoffrey T.; Siahpush, Mohammad // Nicotine & Tobacco Research;Oct2010 Supplement 1, Vol. 12 Issue suppl_1, pS20
Introduction: Lower socioeconomic status (SES) groups have higher rates of tobacco use, are less likely to successfully quit, and may also be less likely to intend or attempt to quit. However, results are inconsistent for some outcomes, and little is known about how socioeconomic disparities...