Journal article

Individual-level predictors of cessation behaviours among participants in the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four Country Survey.

A Hyland, R Borland, Q Li, H-H Yong, A McNeill, GT Fong, RJ O'Connor, KM Cummings

Tobacco Control | Published : 2006

Abstract

BACKGROUND: The International Tobacco Control (ITC) Four Country Survey (ITC-4) is a prospective cohort study designed to evaluate the psychosocial and behavioural impact of national-level tobacco control policies enacted in the Australia, Canada, the UK, and the USA. Wave 1 of ITC-4 survey was conducted between October 2002 and December 2002. Wave 2 survey was conducted between May 2003 and August 2003. OBJECTIVE: To test for individual-level predictors of smoking cessation behaviours (that is, quit attempts and smoking cessation) among cigarette smokers in the ITC Four Country Study measured between Wave 1 and Wave 2. This set of predictors will serve as the base for evaluating the added e..

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