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Smoking cessation in girls/women

Yasir I. Syed

in Smoking Cessation

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199556250
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199607327 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199556250.003.0011

Series: Oxford Respiratory Medicine Library

Smoking cessation in girls/women

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• The prevalence of smoking in women is increasing, particularly in developing countries. • There are gender-specific consequences of smoking to women. • Smoking cessation strategies in women should account for targeted marketing and advertising by tobacco companies and potential problems with body image due to weight gain.

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Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology

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