J Korean Acad Community Health Nurs.  2009 Dec;20(4):433-442.

Factors affecting the Success of Smoking Cessation for Six Months in the Smoking Cessation Clinic of a Public Health Center Based on the Trans-theoretical Model

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  • 1Public Health Nurse, Health Promotion Division, Busan Metropolitan City, Korea. soohappy@korea.kr

Abstract

PURPOSE
The purpose of this study was to identify factors affecting on the successful cessation of smoking for six months in the smoking cessation clinic of a public health center.
METHODS
The subjects of this study were 568 adult smokers who had registered in the smoking cessation clinic of a public health center in B City. Data were analyzed through chi2-test, t-test, and logistic regression using the SPSS/WIN 12.0 program.
RESULTS
Identified factors affecting the successful cessation of smoking for six months were service type, number of counseling, alcohol problem, previous quit-smoking trial, dependency on nicotine, CO level in expiration at the first visit time, self-reevaluation, helping relationship, negative/affective situational temptation, and Cons.
CONCLUSION
Trans-theoretical Model variables were confirmed as factors affecting the success of smoking cessation. Based on the results of this study, a smoking cessation program was suggested, which uses Trans-theoretical Model variables affecting smoking cessation for six months in a public health center.

Keyword

Smoking cessation; Public health center

MeSH Terms

Adult
Counseling
Humans
Logistic Models
Nicotine
Public Health*
Smoke
Smoking
Smoking Cessation*
Nicotine
Smoke
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