Evaluation of The SmokeScreen

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dc.contributor.author Anthony, Denis Martin en
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-13T12:32:40Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-13T12:32:40Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.citation Anthony, D.M. (2011) Evaluation of The SmokeScreen, Oxford: Oxford Health Alliance, en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2086/5611
dc.description.abstract The SmokeScreen, an intervention aimed at reducing the uptake of smoking in young people was evaluated in schools in Leicester. There were differences in smoking between schools, each gender, ethnic and religious groups. Beliefs about smoking however were constant across these demographic variables. Any future programme will probably fail if it only addresses knowledge of the dangers of smoking. The SmokeScreen evaluated well with young people who found it effective and acceptable. In particular non-smokers stated it made them less likely to want to start. A large proportion of young people completed the pledge to not become a “replacement smoker”. The reasons for completing the pledge were rarely instrumental, and seemed to reflect a genuine desire to not smoke. en
dc.description.sponsorship NHS Leicester City funded this evaluation with match funding generously given by the Oxford Health Alliance. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Oxford Health Alliance en
dc.subject tobacco en
dc.subject young people en
dc.title Evaluation of The SmokeScreen en
dc.type Technical Report en
dc.identifier.doi http://www.oxha.org/downloads/smokescreenevaluation.pdf
dc.researchgroup Nursing and Midwifery Research Centre
dc.researchgroup Health Policy Research Unit
dc.peerreviewed No en
dc.explorer.multimedia No en

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