Busting Myths About Smoking Cessation

Authors

Michael Chaiton, Lori Diemert, Bo Zhang, Susan Bondy

Date

April 2016

Type of Report

Special Report

 

With limited population-level research, myths about smoking cessation persist. Research from the Ontario Tobacco Survey (OTS) has improved our understanding of smoking cessation in the general population. Key facts and findings are summarized, including the frequency and number of quit attempts, the duration and effectiveness of cessation medications, trajectories of smoking, and the effectiveness of population-level initiatives on cessation behaviours.
 

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