Evaluations of workplace smoking cessation programs: a critique

Am J Prev Med. 1988 Mar-Apr;4(2):87-95.


This article reviews 21 published evaluations of workplace smoking cessation programs. Its purpose is to assess the quality of these evaluations and outline recommendations that may benefit such smoking cessation efforts. Issues that should be considered during the planning and evaluation of these smoking cessation programs include research design, behavior measurement and verification, employee recruitment strategies, nonsmoking behavior maintenance, and ethics.

Publication types

  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.
  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Evaluation Studies as Topic
  • Health Promotion / methods*
  • Humans
  • Occupational Health Services*
  • Research Design
  • Smoking / therapy
  • Smoking Prevention*