Switching treatment key to quit smoking success
If at first you don’t succeed, try another method to quit.
That’s the message from new research showing that smokers are twice as likely to stop smoking if they switch to a different cessation treatment rather than sticking with one that they have previously tried.
The study of 795 smokers across five countries, including Australia, found that one-month abstinence rates were 29% for smokers who swapped quit treatments compared with 12% for those who repeated the same method.
The results held up even after adjusting for variables such as differences in the number or type of