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Beauty and the Beast: Results from the Rhode ISland Smokefree Shop Initiative

Linnan, Laura A and Emmons, Karen M and Abrams, David B (2002) Beauty and the Beast: Results from the Rhode ISland Smokefree Shop Initiative. American Journal of Public Health, 92 (1). pp. 27-29. ISSN 0090-0036

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Licensed hairdressing facilities are prevalent in communities nationwide and represent a unique and promising channel for delivering public health interventions. The Rhode Island Smokefree Shop Initiative tested the feasibility of using these facilities to deliver smoking policy interventions statewide. A statewide survey of hairdressing facilities was followed by interventions targeted to the readiness level (high/low) of respondents to adopt smoke-free policies.

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Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This article is available at the publisher’s Web site. Access to the full text is subject to the publisher’s access restrictions.
Uncontrolled Keywords: hairdressing facilities, public health interventions, smoking policy
Subjects: Health > Policy
Health > Public Health > Health Risk Factors > Smoking & Tobacco Use
Practice > outreach
Practice > interventions
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Depositing User: Kismet Loftin-Bell
Date Deposited: 01 Sep 2005
Last Modified: 07 Jul 2011 15:17
Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.lib.umd.edu/id/eprint/232

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