JAMA, Research Letter: Disparities in Receiving Smoking Cessation Assistance

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Media advisory: The full study is linked to this news release.

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About The Study: This survey study found disparities in receiving smoking cessation assistance, including by region of the United States, urban versus rural, health insurance status, and having a usual place to receive preventive care.

Authors: Robert J. Volk, Ph.D., of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, is the corresponding author.

(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.15681)

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