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Effect on smoking quit rate of telling patients their lung age: the Step2quit randomised controlled trial.

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OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the impact of telling patients their estimated spirometric lung age as an incentive to quit smoking. DESIGN: Randomised controlled trial. SETTING: Five general practices in Hertfordshire, England. PARTICIPANTS: 561 current smokers aged over 35. INTERVENTION: All participants were offered spirometric assessment of lung function. Participants in intervention group received their results in terms of "lung age" (the age of the average healthy individual who would perform s...

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10.1136/bmj.39503.582396.25

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Author
Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.) More from this journal
Volume:
336
Issue:
7644
Pages:
598-600
Publication date:
2008-03-01
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
Language:
English
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pubs:504300
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uuid:626a8d1e-d605-4797-b28a-d08cd61707d6
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504300
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2015-03-13

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