Increasing Smoking Cessation in Low Income Adult Populations. Erik Augustson, PhD, MPH Tobacco Control Research Branch Behavioral Research Program Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences. RFA Purpose.
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Erik Augustson, PhD, MPH
Tobacco Control Research Branch
Behavioral Research Program
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
The poverty threshold for a family of four
in the continental U.S. is under $21 thousand/year.
Sources: Tobacco use among adults--U.S., 2006. (2007). MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep, 56(44), 1157-1161.
-Less likely to attempt
-Attempt fewer times
President’s Cancer Panel: Promoting Healthy Lifestyles 2007
NCI Report: Eliminating Tobacco-Related Health Disparities 2005
NIH State of the Science on Tobacco 2006
- Treatment development & pilot
- Randomized clinical trial