Randomized controlled trial of mailed Nicotine Replacement Therapy to Canadian smokers: study protocol

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p741
Academic Journal
The article presents the findings of a randomized controlled trial conducted on examining whether smoking cessation programs that involve mailed distribution of free Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) work are effective in Canada. It discusses the methods used in conducting the trial. It reports that smokers who receive nicotine patches will display significantly higher quit rates at 6-month follow-up as compared to smokers who do not receive nicotine patches at baseline.


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