Health Professionals’ Advice on Smoking Cessation in Ontario: 2002-2007




February 2008

Type of Report

OTRU Update


Health professionals can and should play a key role in smoking cessation and evidence shows that many consider it their role to advise smokers to quit. Less is known about smokers’ views on the role of health professionals. This Update assesses Ontario smokers’ receipt of advice and their likelihood of seeking smoking cessation advice from health professionals in 2007 compared to 2002.