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Relationship Between Smokers' Modes of Entry Into Quitlines and Treatment Outcomes

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Objectives: To assess the relationship between the mode of entry into a quitline service and subsequent tobacco use treatment outcomes. Methods: A retrospective study using logistic regression analysis of 11,040 Arizona Smokers' Helpline (ASHLine) clients was conducted to determine whether self- or medical referrals were related to 7- and 30-day point prevalence tobacco treatment outcomes at 7 months postquit. Results: Smokers referred to the ASHLine by a health care provider were more likely to quit smoking than were those who self-referred. Conclusions: Mode of entry into a quitline service for smoking cessation is related to treatment outcomes. Reasons for this outcome are uncertain and require additional research.
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Keywords: QUITLINE; REFERRAL FOR SERVICES; SMOKING; SMOKING CESSATION

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: 1: Research Associate, Arizona Cancer Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ;, Email: [email protected] 2: Manager of Evaluation, Arizona Smokers' Helpline, University of Arizona, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Tucson, AZ 3: Manager of Clinical Services, Arizona Smokers' Helpline, University of Arizona, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Tucson, AZ 4: Graduate Research Assistant, University of Arizona, Arizona Respiratory Center, Tucson, AZ 5: Director, Arizona Smokers' Helpline, University of Arizona, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Tucson, AZ 6: Professor, Arizona Cancer Center; University of Arizona, College of Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Tucson, AZ

Publication date: January 1, 2012

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