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Are there sex differences in transdermal nicotine replacement therapy patch efficacy? A meta-analysis.

Abstract:

Smoking-related death and disability rates for women have risen sharply recently. Despite lower smoking cessation success rates for women using behavioral therapies, data are limited on whether specific pharmacological therapies are equally efficacious in men and women. Using meta-analytic techniques, we examined whether significant differences in therapeutic efficacy of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) for smoking cessation exist by sex. Out of the 31 randomized clinical trials of NRT that...

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Munafò, M More by this author
Bradburn, M More by this author
Journal:
Nicotine and tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco
Volume:
6
Issue:
5
Pages:
769-776
Publication date:
2004-10-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-994X
ISSN:
1462-2203
URN:
uuid:33410efe-5101-4e11-b8d9-de62194062eb
Source identifiers:
489873
Local pid:
pubs:489873

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