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More women than men use smoking cessation services

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.322.7284.452/c (Published 24 February 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:452
  1. Annabel Ferriman
  1. BMJ

    More than 32 000 men and women attended England's new smoking cessation services in the middle two quarters of last year—and about 13 000 reported that they had successfully quit smoking at a four week follow up date.

    The services, which were set up after the government's white paper Smoking Kills, published in 1998, offer free nicotine replacement therapy to anyone entitled to free prescriptions.

    More women …

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