Tobacco & Nicotine
Long-term Quit Rates in Fax-Referred as Compared to Self-Referred Tobacco Quitline RegistrantsTo increase the use of quitlines for treating tobacco use and dependence, quitline referral interventions are recommended for healthcare systems and providers. Research is limited as to whether fax-referred smokers have quit outcomes similar to those of traditional self-callers to quitlines.
All Nations Breath of Life: A Randomized Trial of Smoking Cessation for American IndiansAmerican Indians have the highest cigarette smoking prevalence of any racial/ethnic group in the U.S. There is currently no effective empirically based smoking-cessation program for American Indians. The purpose of this study was to determine if a culturally tailored smoking-cessation program, All Nations Breath of Life (ANBL), is more effective than a non-tailored cessation program among American Indian smokers.
Excise Tax Differences at Oklahoma Smoke Shops: An Opportunity for Inter-Tribal CoordinationOklahoma’s tribal tobacco shops are distributed throughout the state, including in urban areas. During the time frame of this study, state excise tax rates for cigarettes varied by tribe and region, and took five distinct levels, ranging from 5.75 cents to $1.03 per pack.
Tobacco Control and Prevention in Oklahoma: Best Practices in a Preemptive StateFor more than a decade, the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust and Oklahoma State Department of Health have collaborated to implement best practices in tobacco control through state and community interventions, including legislated and voluntary policy approaches, health communication, cessation programs, and surveillance and evaluation activities. This partnership eliminates duplication and ensures efficient use of public health dollars for a comprehensive tobacco control program based on a systems and social norm change approach.
Post-Cessation Weight Concerns Among Women Calling a State Tobacco QuitlineObese and overweight women who smoke are more likely to be concerned about weight gain following cessation, impacting ability to quit and relapse.
Longitudinal Evaluation of the Tobacco Stops with Me CampaignCounter-marketing in tobacco control plays an important role in increasing smoking cessation, reducing overall tobacco use, and reducing exposure to secondhand smoke.
Increased Evidence-Based Tobacco Treatment Through Oklahoma Hospital System ChangesOklahoma hospitals admit approximately 120,000 tobacco users each year, many for diseases resulting from tobacco use.
Predictors of Smokeless Tobacco Cessation Among Telephone Quitline ParticipantsThe prevalence of smokeless tobacco use in the U.S. is increasing and its use is a risk factor for a number of adverse health outcomes. Currently, there is limited evidence on the effectiveness of quitlines for tobacco cessation among smokeless tobacco users.
Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline Utilization and Cessation Among American IndiansAmerican Indians in Oklahoma have higher rates of tobacco use (29.2%) than any other racial group in the state. The Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline provides free cessation services to all Oklahomans and implements strategies specifically aimed at increasing the utilization and effectiveness of cessation services for American Indians.
Communities of Excellence in Tobacco Control: Changes in Local Policy and Key OutcomesThe Oklahoma Communities of Excellence in Tobacco Control (CX) program was established in 2004. Thirty-three CX grants have been funded to implement comprehensive tobacco control programs in 50 counties and one tribal nation.