A randomized trial of telephone counseling with adult moist snuff users Journal Article uri icon
  • OBJECTIVE: To evaluate telephone counseling for moist snuff use. METHODS: We recruited 221 adult males using snuff and randomized them into a telephone-counseling intervention or a quit-manual comparison group. Subjects were contacted by mail at 3 and 6 months to complete a 4-page follow-up questionnaire. RESULTS: A significantly higher proportion of subjects randomized to the intervention quit tobacco at each time point compared to the comparison group. CONCLUSIONS: With appropriate staff training, moist snuff and other types of nonsmoked tobacco should be added to the state-funded smoking cessation quit lines started in recent years.

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    publication date
  • 2004
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  • *Hotlines
  • *Tobacco, Smokeless
  • Counseling/*methods
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Substance-Related Disorders/*rehabilitation
  • Surveys and Questionnaires
  • Tobacco Use Cessation/*methods
  • Additional Document Info
  • 28
  • issue
  • 4