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Wei Sheng Yan Jiu. 2006 Jan;35(1):89-91.

[Evaluation on quitting intervention in health professionals of six cities].

[Article in Chinese]

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  • 1National Center for Chronic and Noncommunicable Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing 100050, China.



To evaluate the impact of quitting intervention in health professionals of six cities, developing smoking cessation models in China.


All community directors and health professionals in Seven communities were selected in six cities of Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Changsha, Shenzhen and Puyang were surveyed for smoking cessation using cross-sectional study.


There were 25 hospitals that kept on providing smoking cessation service after the intervention. The percent of the awareness about "the harm of smoking is public health problem" has improved 12.8%. The percent of getting some smoking cessation methods and actively providing smoking cessation have improved 9.2% and 7.3% respectively.


Training the health professionals can not only increase their knowledge but also provide them smoking cessation service actively. It is a effective way to obtain methods and skills of quitting.

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