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Tobacco Use: Prevention, Cessation, and Control: Evidence Report/Technology Assessment


Description

This report is a systematic review of the evidence on the effectiveness of community and population-based interventions to prevent tobacco use and to increase consumer demand for and implementation of effective cessation interventions; the impacts of smokeless tobacco marketing on smoking, use of those products, and population harm; and the directions for future research.

This evidence report addresses the following:

  • Chapter 1. Introduction
    • Scope of the problem
    • Tobacco use and its impact
    • Need and purpose of this systematic review
    • Uses of this report
    • Production of this evidence report
  • Chapter 2. Methods
    • Key questions and analytic framework
    • Previous reviews
    • Literature review methods
    • Literature synthesis
    • Peer review process
  • Chapter 3. Results
    • Results of literature searches
  • Chapter 4. Discussion
    • Quality of literature and strength of evidence
    • Limitations of evidence base
    • Future research recommendations
  • Conclusions
Links to the Tool:
This tool is available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK38122/

Developer

RTI International-University of North Carolina Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC)

Funding Sources

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality


QualityTool Topic

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History

  • Release Date: 06/2006
  • Original Summary: 08/2006
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Last updated: July 11, 2012.