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Are there ways to help partners to give more effective support to people who are trying to quit smoking

Park EW, Tudiver FG, Campbell T
Published Online: 
11 July 2012

Smokers trying to quit who get support from partners and other people are more likely to quit. Interventions intended to improve the support received from partners have not been shown to increase long-term quit rates compared to smoking cessation programmes without a partner support component. The interventions may not have successfully changed the support provided.

This record should be cited as: 
Park EW, Tudiver FG, Campbell T. Enhancing partner support to improve smoking cessation. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 7. Art. No.: CD002928. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD002928.pub3
Assessed as up to date: 
24 April 2012