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Effectiveness of Smoking Cessation Programs

This will be assessed following the program intervention (one-week later).

For the purpose of this study intent for smoking cessation is operationally defined as the participants report of their intent to quit smoking completely within the next month. This will be assessed following the program intervention (one-week later).

The research questions are as follows:

1. Are social context factors related to smoking cessation?

2. Do social context factors affect beliefs related to smoking cessation?

3. Do social context factors affect antecedents and consequences of smoking cessation?

4. Is the social contextual smoking cessation intervention effective?

Hypothesis 1: There will be a significant difference between pre- and post-scores related to smoking cessation for program participants.

Hypothesis 2: There will be a significant difference between pre- and post-scores related to partial smoking cessation for program participants.

Hypothesis 3: There will be a significant difference between pre- and post-scores related to intent for smoking cessation for program participants.

Program evaluation research will be used to determine the effects of a smoking cessation intervention in a COPD population. Though non-experimental, this type of design yields empirical results. Empirical research includes the collection of data and the analysis of the data to answer a research question or hypothesis. For this study research questions and hypotheses are stated, the literature relevant to the topic is reviewed, expected outcomes are predicted, data is gathered and statistically analyzed, and conclusions are drawn based on results. A pre-post design comparing smoking habits prior to and following intervention participation will be used to assess program effectiveness.

For this study a questionnaire will be used to determine pre- and post-smoking habits and related factors for the study participants. P...

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