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Weight gain in smokers after quitting cigarettes: meta-analysis

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OBJECTIVE: To describe weight gain and its variation in smokers who achieve prolonged abstinence for up to 12 months and who quit without treatment or use drugs to assist cessation.

DESIGN: Meta-analysis.

DATA SOURCES: We searched the Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) and trials listed in Cochrane reviews of smoking cessation interventions (nicotine replacement therapy, nicotinic partial agonists, antidepressants, and exercise) for randomised trials of first li...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1136/bmj.e4439

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Publisher:
BMJ Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.) Journal website
Volume:
345
Issue:
7868
Pages:
e4439
Publication date:
2012-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
Source identifiers:
351503
Language:
English
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pubs:351503
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uuid:4657397a-d632-41e5-8a96-025dedf3fe75
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pubs:351503
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

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