191. Specific Populations and Other Topics (Continued)

Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update

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Specific Populations and Other Topics (Continued)

Evidence of effectiveness of tobacco dependence interventions in specific populations

Population of SmokersReview of Evidence
HIV-positiveNo long-term RCTs have examined the effectiveness of interventions in this population. More research is needed.
  • One study with 3-month follow-up indicated that telephone counseling is promising.
  • Pilot data indicate that effective treatments work with this population.

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Internet Citation: 191. Specific Populations and Other Topics (Continued): Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update. June 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/clinicians-providers/guidelines-recommendations/tobacco/clinicians/presentations/2008update-full/slide191.html