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Archivos de Medicina Interna

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COLOMAR, Mercedes; ALEMAN, Alicia; LLAMBI, Laura  and  BITTAR, Griselda. Acceptability of incentives and nicotinic replacement in pregnant smokers. Arch. Med Int [online]. 2015, vol.37, n. 2, pp.53-56. ISSN 0250-3816.

The purpose of this exploratory study was to obtain information regarding acceptably to use incentives and Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) as a smoking cessation strategy for women who continue smoking during pregnancy. A descriptive cross sectional study was implemented based on a questionnaire during hospital stay after delivering which was administered by trained data collector. Three quarter of women declared that they would participate in a study designed to test the effectiveness of the patches and gum to quit smoking, and almost half of the women declared that receiving a reward as an incentive to quit smoking, would be useful

Keywords : smoking; pregnancy; nicotine replacement therapy; incentives.

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