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Print-based self-help interventions for smoking cessation

  1. Jamie Hartmann-Boyce,
  2. Tim Lancaster*,
  3. Lindsay F Stead

Editorial Group: Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group

Published Online: 3 JUN 2014

Assessed as up-to-date: 10 APR 2014

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001118.pub3


How to Cite

Hartmann-Boyce J, Lancaster T, Stead LF. Print-based self-help interventions for smoking cessation. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD001118. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD001118.pub3.

Author Information

  1. University of Oxford, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, Oxford, UK

*Tim Lancaster, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6GG, UK. tim.lancaster@phc.ox.ac.uk.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 3 JUN 2014

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[Figure 1]
Figure 1. Flow diagram for update
[Figure 2]
Figure 2. Risk of bias summary: review authors' judgements about each risk of bias item for each included study.
[Figure 3]
Figure 3. Forest plot of comparison: 2 Self-help vs no self-help, pooling all studies, outcome: 2.1 Long term abstinence.
[Figure 4]
Figure 4. Tailored self-help materials: Long-term abstinence
[Analysis 1.1]
Analysis 1.1. Comparison 1 Non-tailored self help vs no self help, pooled by amount of contact, Outcome 1 Neither group had face-to-face contact (long term abstinence).
[Analysis 1.2]
Analysis 1.2. Comparison 1 Non-tailored self help vs no self help, pooled by amount of contact, Outcome 2 Neither group had face-to-face contact (Becona studies only).
[Analysis 1.3]
Analysis 1.3. Comparison 1 Non-tailored self help vs no self help, pooled by amount of contact, Outcome 3 Both groups had face-to-face contact (long-term abstinence).
[Analysis 1.4]
Analysis 1.4. Comparison 1 Non-tailored self help vs no self help, pooled by amount of contact, Outcome 4 Both groups had face-to-face contact with advice (long term abstinence).
[Analysis 2.1]
Analysis 2.1. Comparison 2 Non-tailored self help vs no self help, pooling all studies, Outcome 1 Long-term abstinence.
[Analysis 3.1]
Analysis 3.1. Comparison 3 Tailored self-help materials, Outcome 1 Long-term abstinence.
[Analysis 4.1]
Analysis 4.1. Comparison 4 Tailored materials versus brief advice, Outcome 1 Long-term abstinence.
[Analysis 5.1]
Analysis 5.1. Comparison 5 Self help plus NRT vs NRT alone, Outcome 1 Long-term abstinence.
[Analysis 6.1]
Analysis 6.1. Comparison 6 Other enhancements/adjuncts to self-help materials, Outcome 1 Long-term abstinence.