Smoking Control Interventions for Special Populations: Beyond Cultural Sensitivity
Overall, cigarette consumption is on the decline. Between 1964 and 1987, the prevalence of smoking among adults decreased from 40% to 29% and it has been estimated that half of all living adults who ever smoked have quit.1 Nonetheless, smoking is currently responsible for more than one out of every six deaths in the United States and is considered the most significant preventable cause of death in society today.
KeywordsCultural Competence Cultural Sensitivity Substance Abuse Prevention Special Population Group Cultural Sophistication
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