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Quit and Win contests for smoking cessation.

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BACKGROUND: Quit and Win contests were developed in the 1980s by the Minnesota Heart Health Program, and have been widely used since then as a population-based smoking cessation intervention at local, national and international level. Since 1994 an international contest has been held every two years in as many as 80 countries (2002). OBJECTIVES: To determine whether quit and win contests can deliver higher long-term quit rates than baseline community quit rates.To assess the impact of such pr...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, Biomedical RC
Journal:
The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
Issue:
4
Pages:
CD004986
Publication date:
2008
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-493X
ISSN:
1469-493X
URN:
uuid:fedee843-9367-471f-90a2-500e59061f75
Source identifiers:
116194
Local pid:
pubs:116194

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