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Health events and the smoking cessation of middle aged Americans.
(J Behav Med, 2005-02)
This study investigates the effect of serious health events including new diagnoses of heart attacks, strokes, cancers, chronic lung disease, chronic heart failure, diabetes, and heart disease on future smoking status up ...
The effect of involuntary job loss on smoking intensity and relapse.
AIMS: To assess the impact of involuntary job loss due to plant closure or layoff on relapse to smoking and smoking intensity among older workers. DESIGN, PARTICIPANTS, SAMPLE: Data come from the Health and Retirement Study, ...
If smoking increases absences, does quitting reduce them?
(Tob Control, 2005-04)
OBJECTIVE: This study examined the impact of smoking, quitting, and time since quit on absences from work. METHODS: Data from the nationally representative Tobacco Use Supplements of the 1992/93, 1995/96, and 1998/99 Current ...
Burning a hole in the budget: tobacco spending and its crowd-out of other goods.
(Appl Health Econ Health Policy, 2004)
Smoking is an expensive habit. Smoking households spend, on average, more than $US1000 annually on cigarettes. When a family member quits, in addition to the former smoker's improved long-term health, families benefit because ...
Spousal concordance in health behavior change.
(Health Serv Res, 2008-02)
OBJECTIVE: This study examines the degree to which a married individual's health habits and use of preventive medical care are influenced by his or her spouse's behaviors. STUDY DESIGN: Using longitudinal data on individuals ...
Reduction of quantity smoked predicts future cessation among older smokers.
AIM: To examine whether smokers who reduce their quantity of cigarettes smoked between two periods are more or less likely to quit subsequently. STUDY DESIGN: Data come from the Health and Retirement Study, a nationally ...