Date: May 18 2020
Summary: Common positive and negative factors facilitating smoking cessation.
Keywords: ##zettel #predictors #factors #positive #negative #drinking #support #stress #archive
Positive predictors facilitating quitting over 2 years were :
Higher social support
Using a set quit date
Quitting previously for over 90 days
Negative factors associated with quitting :
Higher nicotine dependency
Greater tension (stress)
Smoking-related medical conditions
Previous use of two or more quitting programs
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