geoscience.net logo
+ Resolve Article
+ Follow Us
Follow on FacebookFollow on Facebook
Follow on TwitterFollow on Twitter

+ Translate
+ Subscribe to Site Feed
GeoScience Most Shared ContentMost Shared Content

State-level prevalence of cigarette smoking and treatment advice, by disability status, United States, 2004


, : State-level prevalence of cigarette smoking and treatment advice, by disability status, United States, 2004. Preventing Chronic Disease 4(4): A86-A86

To our knowledge, no study has determined whether smoking prevalence is higher among people with disabilities than among people without disabilities across all U.S. states. Neither do we know whether people with disabilities and people without disabilities receive the same quality of advice about tobacco-cessation treatment from medical providers. We analyzed data from the 2004 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System to estimate differences between people with and people without disabilities in smoking prevalence and the receipt of tobacco-cessation treatment advice from medical providers. We found that smoking prevalence for people with disabilities was approximately 50% higher than for people without disabilities. Smokers with disabilities were more likely than smokers without disabilities to have visited a medical provider at least once in the previous 12 months and to have received medical advice to quit. More than 40% of smokers with disabilities who were advised to quit, however, reported not being told about the types of tobacco-cessation treatment available. Ensuring that people with disabilities are included in state-based smoking cessation programs gives states an opportunity to eliminate health disparities and to improve the health and wellness of this group. Ways to reduce unmet preventive health care needs of people with disabilities include provider adoption of the Public Health Service's clinical practice guideline for treating tobacco use and dependence and the provision of smoking cessation services that include counseling and effective pharmaceutical treatment.

US$29.90

PMID: 17875261


Other references

Linstow, V., 1893: Helminthologische Stadien. Jenaische Zeitschrift, xxviii((n.F.xxi)): 328-341

Davis, Peter., 1997: Ichthyologists in Northumberland, England: their work and collections. American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists Special Publication, 3: 115-120

Horvath S.M.; Dawson C.A.; Lin Y.C., 1970: Regional distribution of cesium 137 in rats forced to swim in warm and cold water. Comparative Biochemistry & Physiology 37(2): 265-270

Wadt, K.; Choi, J.; Chung, J-Yong.; Kiilgaard, J.; Heegaard, S.; Drzewiecki, K.T.; Trent, J.M.; Hewitt, S.M.; Hayward, N.K.; Gerdes, A-Marie.; Brown, K.M., 2013: A cryptic BAP1 splice mutation in a family with uveal and cutaneous melanoma, and paraganglioma. Inactivating germ line BRCA1-associated protein-1 (BAP1) mutations have recently been reported in families with uveal or cutaneous malignant melanoma (UMM, CMM), mesothelioma, and meningioma. Although apparently predisposing to a wide range of tum...

Silnieks, A.O.; Vartukapteinis, K.E.; Kletnieks, Y.M., 1987: A stereophotogrammetric method of evaluating the changing positions of spray booms. The method described involves recording the changing positions of the boom of the moving sprayer on the photographic plate of the stereocamera, with subsequent interpretation and analysis of the results. A diagram is given and the light transmissi...

Bartlet, J.E., 1959: Place of methyl phenidate hydrochloride in psychiatric practice. British Medical Journal 1(5120): 481-483

Horn, N.; Unger, J.; Rossaint, R., 1999: Extracorporeal liver assist devices in acute liver failure. The acute liver failure (ALF) is a complex syndrome resulting from loss of synthetic and metabolic functions of the liver. Despite recent advances in intensive care medicine patients with severe ALF have a very high mortality and the orthotopic li...

Gandsman E.J.; Korr K.S.; Bough E.W., 1984: Radionuclide left atrial volume change in regurgitant valvular heart disease. Radiology 153(SPEC ED): 151

Maher, D.P.; Chen, L.; Mao, J., 2017: Intravenous Ketamine Infusions for Neuropathic Pain Management: A Promising Therapy in Need of Optimization. Intravenous ketamine infusions have been used extensively to treat often-intractable neuropathic pain conditions. Because there are many widely divergent ketamine infusion protocols described in the literature, the variation in these protocols pre...

Eslick, G.D., 2010: Prevalence and epidemiology of gastrointestinal symptoms among normal weight, overweight, obese and extremely obese individuals. Until recently, the epidemiology of gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms had not been adequately studied in relation to increasing body mass index. To date there are only a few studies in the literature, and thus the relationship between obesity and spe...