Quit for Life - A quit-smoking program for Black Americans
The Quit for Life study was a randomized, controlled trial of a self-help quit-smoking intervention designed for African American smokers wanting to quit. The study was conducted as a collaboration between the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research (link) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company (link) of Durham, NC. The project was funded by PHS award 5 R18 CA39279, P30 CA16086 14S1, and R01 CA64060 from the National Cancer Institute (link).
- Carole Tracy Orleans, Victor J. Schoenbach, Mary Anne Salmon, Victor J. Strecher, William Kalsbeek, Dana Quade, Edward F. Brooks, T. Robert Konrad, Charles Blackmon, Charles D. Watts.
“A survey of smoking and quitting patterns among Black Americans” American Journal of Public Health 1989; 79:176-181.
- Victor J. Schoenbach, C. Tracy Orleans, Dana Quade, Mary Anne Salmon, Charles D. Watts, Charles Blackmon, Victor J. Strecher, Carol Q. Porter
“Effectiveness of a self-help quit smoking program for African Americans”
- Quit for Life materials - brochure, tip sheets, Quit Kit, etc.