TITLE

Working Inside for Smoking Elimination (Project W.I.S.E.) study design and rationale to prevent return to smoking after release from a smoke free prison

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p767
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the design and rationale of a randomized clinical trial to enhance smoking abstinence rates among individuals after their release from a tobacco free prison. It is a part of Working Inside for Smoking Elimination or project WISE. It is concluded that effective interventions are highly required to help these individuals to remain smoke-free, and decrease health disparities among them.
ACCESSION #
67664528

 

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