|Titre :||'Money up in smoke': The financial benefits of smoking cessation may be more motivating to people who are homeless than potential health gains (2021)|
|Auteurs :||C. PULJEVIC ; A. SNOSWELL ; L. RIVAS ; M. M. ALI ; W. DE GREEF ; J. FERRIS ; C. GARTNER|
|Type de document :||Article : Périodique|
|Dans :||Drug and Alcohol Review (Vol.40, n°7, November 2021)|
|Article en page(s) :||1308-1314|
|Discipline :||EPI (Epidémiologie / Epidemiology)|
Thésaurus mots-clésARRET DU TABAC ; ETUDE TRANSVERSALE ; TABAC ; SEVRAGE ; SANS ABRI ; ARGENT ; ECONOMIE ; PERCEPTION ; BENEFICE ; SANTE
INTRODUCTION: High rates of tobacco smoking among people who are homeless or living in temporary accommodation exacerbate poor health outcomes and financial disadvantage. There is limited research on this population's perceptions of smoking cessation benefits or support strategies.
METHODS: We conducted a cross-sectional survey of 68 male smokers living in a temporary accommodation hostel in Brisbane, Australia. The survey measured smoking and quit attempt history, perceptions of cessation aids and benefits of cessation, and awareness of the Intensive Quit Support program-a free Queensland government-funded program comprising 12 weeks of nicotine replacement therapy supplemented with weekly calls from Quitline.
RESULTS: Participants (56% aged DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSIONS: Smoking cessation campaigns promoting the financial savings of cessation may be more salient than health-focused campaigns among relatively young men who smoke and experience homelessness. There is a clear need for innovative, targeted strategies promoting smoking cessation among this population.
|Domaine :||Tabac / Tobacco|
|Refs biblio. :||38|
|Affiliation :||Centre for Health Services Research, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia|