Smoking cessation and the effect of nicotine dependence on relapse rate in Izmir, Turkey


Pekel O., ERGÖR G., GÜNAY T., BAYDUR H., Choussein B., Budak R., ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.45, no.4, pp.895-901, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 45 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.3906/sag-1408-55
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.895-901

Abstract

Background/aim: Smoking is the leading preventable cause of death in the world. There is growing evidence of the need for community-based programs on smoking cessation. The main purpose of this study is to establish the rate of smoking cessation and restarting in 1 year at the Balcova Smoking Cessation Center.