An innovative team-based stop smoking competition among Maori and Pacific Island smokers: rationale and method for the study and its evaluation

M. Glover, A. Bosman, A. Wagemakers, A. Kira, C. Paton, N. Cowie

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Abstract

Maori and Pacific Island people have significantly higher smoking rates compared to the rest of the New Zealand population. The main aim of this paper is to describe how knowledge of Indigenous people’s practices and principles can be combined with proven effective smoking cessation support into a cessation intervention appropriate for Indigenous people.
Original languageEnglish
Article number1228
Number of pages15
JournalBMC Public Health
Volume13
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Keywords

  • international quit
  • social support
  • win contest
  • new-zealand
  • cessation
  • intervention
  • community
  • campaign
  • population
  • efficacy

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