How effective is the stop smoking campaign?
An evaluation of the 2018 Stoptober campaign showed that the campaign generated quit attempts among 19% of all smokers and recent ex-smokers. This was broadly in line with the previous year where the figure was 16% (Public Health England 2019). However only 8% of smokers were still not smoking after four weeks.
How can we stop smoking campaign?
- Build public awareness of the immediate health damage caused by smoking and exposure to secondhand smoke.
- Encourage smokers to quit, and make free help available.
- Encourage smokers not to smoke around others, and encourage nonsmokers to protect themselves and their families from exposure to secondhand smoke.
What is smoke free campaign?
Smokefree Communities aims to support existing smokers to quit and discourage new smokers from starting by further cutting down the space available for smoking in our public spaces – not just indoors, but outdoors too.
Where can I find the smoking cessation campaign?
Atlanta: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health, 2014 [accessed 2020 August 19]. Creamer MR, Wang TW, Babb S, et al. Tobacco Product Use and Cessation Indicators Among Adults – United States, 2018.
Can a hard hitting media campaign help you quit smoking?
Scientific studies have shown that hard-hitting media campaigns are effective in helping people quit smoking.
When did the tips from former smokers campaign start?
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launched the first-ever federally paid national tobacco education campaign— Tips From Former Smokers® (Tips®) – in March 2012. The Tips campaign profiles real people living with serious long-term health effects from smoking and secondhand smoke exposure.
How many people quit smoking because of tips from former smokers?
More than 1.8 million smokers attempted to quit smoking because of the nine-week-long 2014 Tips From Former Smokers ( Tips ) campaign. An estimated 104,000 Americans quit smoking for good as a result of the 2014 campaign. The survey results are published in the March 24 release of the journal Preventing Chronic Disease.