Quitting Smoking Among Adults -- United States, 2001-2010

Dube, Shanta; Shaw, Lauren; Babb, Stephen; Kaufmann, Rachel; Malarcher, Ann
November 2011
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;11/11/2011, Vol. 60 Issue 44, p1513
The article analyzes the report by the National Health Interview Surveys (NHIS) in the U.S. on the effort of adults to quit smoking from 2001 to 2011. It presents the statistical data which shows the number of adults who had stopped smoking, willing to stop smoking and advised by the health professional to quit. It mentions the Million Hearts initiative of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services which determines the numbers of adults who quit smoking in the U.S.


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