Stoptober, the 28-day national stop-smoking challenge, officially came to an end on Wednesday, but successful quitters
are being urged to stay smoke-free to continue reaping the benefits.
Stoptober, the 28-day national stop smoking challenge, officially came to an end on Wednesday, but successful quitters
are being urged to stay smokefree to continue reaping the benefits.
Worse, Americans who are not quitters
, because they never got (or get) off the couch in the first place.
The investigators divided the participants into current smokers--those who continued to smoke throughout the screening period, or if they quit did so within 1 year of the end of follow-up or death--and former smokers, subdivided into early quitters
, who had stopped smoking by the time of accrual, and late quitters
, who were active smokers at the time of accrual or randomization but stopped smoking at least 1 year before the end of the follow-up period or at least 1 year before death.
This year, Stoptober will be providing quitters
with a personal touch from some of the nation's leading comedians - Bill Bailey, Rhod Gilbert, Al Murray and Shappi Khorsandi.
In addition, Four Week Quitters
(4WKQ) will be supported for an additional 8 weeks and followed up within 81 to 98 days after the quit date as Twelve Week Quitters
And to many of the successful quitters
finding the right support (friends, relatives, support groups, etc.
e new service allows quitters
to choose a personal plan, set a quit date and chat online with advisors.
The most successful quitters
were in the north of the country, with 55% of Yorkshire and the Humber smokers signed up to the service reporting that they had successfully quit.
Quit And Stay Quit Monday" is such a platform that uses weekly messaging to help quitters
In South Staffordshire the bill was PS1,225,000 for 4,149 quitters
According to Huffington Post, rival Facebook, on the other hand, sees much less quitters
with only 7 percent of 2,449 Facebook members saying not using the social network, and 5 percent saying they have shut down their account.