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Mass media interventions for smoking cessation in adults

  1. Malgorzata M Bala1,*,
  2. Lukasz Strzeszynski2,
  3. Roman Topor-Madry3,4,
  4. Kate Cahill5

Editorial Group: Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group

Published Online: 6 JUN 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 28 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004704.pub3


How to Cite

Bala MM, Strzeszynski L, Topor-Madry R, Cahill K. Mass media interventions for smoking cessation in adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD004704. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004704.pub3.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Jagiellonian University Medical College, 2nd Department of Internal Medicine, Krakow, Poland

  2. 2

    Szpital Miejski Specjalistyczny im. Gabriela Narutowicza, Krakow, Poland

  3. 3

    Institute of Public Health, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Department of Epidemiology and Population Studies, Krakow, Poland

  4. 4

    Medical University of Wroclaw, Wroclaw, Poland

  5. 5

    University of Oxford, Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, Oxford, UK

*Malgorzata M Bala, 2nd Department of Internal Medicine, Jagiellonian University Medical College, 8 Skawinska St, Krakow, 31-066, Poland. gosiabala@mp.pl.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 6 JUN 2013

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Figure 1. Prisma flow diagram of search results
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Figure 2. Risk of bias graph: review authors' judgements about each risk of bias item presented as percentages across all included studies.
[Analysis 1.1]
Analysis 1.1. Comparison 1 Mass media versus no mass media, Outcome 1 Response and retention rates.
[Analysis 1.2]
Analysis 1.2. Comparison 1 Mass media versus no mass media, Outcome 2 Intermediate measures.
[Analysis 1.3]
Analysis 1.3. Comparison 1 Mass media versus no mass media, Outcome 3 Primary measures of smoking behaviour.
[Analysis 1.4]
Analysis 1.4. Comparison 1 Mass media versus no mass media, Outcome 4 Study summary by type of outcome.
[Analysis 1.5]
Analysis 1.5. Comparison 1 Mass media versus no mass media, Outcome 5 Baseline differences and possible confounding.