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Using Incentives, Lotteries, and Competitions in Work-Site Smoking Cessation Interventions

  • Steven W. Malone
  • Leonard A. Jason

Abstract

Smoking cessation interventions have been most frequently based on individual-level and group-level conceptualizations. In this chapter, several advantages of a larger-scale perspective will be reviewed. In addition, some of the most promising smoking cessation interventions that employ incentives, lotteries, and competitions will be reviewed. These types of interventions are believed to have the most potential for changing organizational norms regarding smoking. In the final section of this chapter, several issues will be reviewed that are particularly important for organizational change agents, including assessing environmental factors that influence smoking behaviors and evaluating methods of increasing participation rates in smoking cessation programs.

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