The impact of a minimal smoking cessation intervention for pregnant women and their partners on perinatal smoking behaviour in primary health care: a real-life controlled study
- 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...
- Completeness of Maternal Smoking Status Recording during Pregnancy in United Kingdom Primary Care Data. Dhalwani, Nafeesa N.; Tata, Laila J.; Coleman, Tim; Fleming, Kate M.; Szatkowski, Lisa // PLoS ONE;Sep2013, Vol. 8 Issue 9, p1
Background: Given the health impacts of smoking during pregnancy and the opportunity for primary healthcare teams to encourage pregnant smokers to quit, our primary aim was to assess the completeness of gestational smoking status recording in primary care data and investigate whether...
- AN ANALYSIS OF A HEALTHY START SMOKING CESSATION PROGRAM. Mayhew, Dionne; Perrin, Karen M.; Struchen, Wendy // American Journal of Health Studies;2002, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p186
Despite reports of the adverse effects, many women continue to smoke while pregnant. Consequently, smoking cessation programs are being implemented to deter maternal cigarette use. Repeated studies have been conducted to determine the most effective way to intervene with this population group....
- Quitting early reverses smoking's effects. K. S. A. // Fit Pregnancy;Dec2011/Jan2012, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p28
The article informs that a study has found that women who quit smoking as soon as confirmation of pregnancy, their babies' birth weight and risk of prematurity become similar to those whose mothers never smoked.
- A cluster randomised controlled trial of smoking cessation in pregnant women comparing interventions based on the transtheoretical (stages of change) model to standard care. Lawrence, T.; Aveyard, P.; Evans, O.; Cheng, K.K. // Tobacco Control;Jun2003, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p168
Objectives: To evaluate the effectiveness in helping pregnant women stop smoking of two interventions (Pro-Change for a healthy pregnancy) based on the transtheoretical model of behavior change (TTM) compared to current standard care. Design: Cluster randomised trial. Setting: Antenatal clinics...
- Pregnancy and medical cost outcomes of a self-help prenatal smoking cessation program. Ershoff, Daniel H.; Quinn, Virginia P. // Public Health Reports;Jul/Aug90, Vol. 105 Issue 4, p340
Discusses the pregnancy and cost outcomes of a randomized clinical trial of a prenatal self-help smoking cessation program. Members of a health maintenance organizations as the study population; Use of printed materials distributed through mail to promote the program; Benefit-cost ratio of the...
- Smoking behaviours among pregnant women in the Baffin Region of Nunavut. Nelson, Chantal R. M. // International Journal of Circumpolar Health;2013, Vol. 72, p1
The article presents a research paper on smoking among pregnant women in Nunavut, and their readiness to quit smoking.
- What's new in Nicotine & Tobacco Research? Hébert, Richard // Nicotine & Tobacco Research;Jan2008, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p1
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including a randomized controlled trial of X-Pack kit, which is a moderately intensive smoking cessation program for young adults, and another one about pregnant women who quit smoking.
- Assessment of Maternal Smoking Status During Pregnancy and the Associations With Neonatal Outcomes. Bakker, Rachel; Kruithof, Claudia; Steegers, Eric A. P.; Tiemeier, Henning; Mackenbach, Johan P.; Hofman, Albert; Jaddoe, Vincent W. V. // Nicotine & Tobacco Research;Dec2011, Vol. 13 Issue 12, p1250
Introduction: Single assessment of smoking during pregnancy may lead to misclassification due to underreporting or failure of smoking cessation. We examined the percentage of mothers who were misclassified in smoking status based on single assessment, as compared with repeated assessment, and...