The Impact of Self-Perceived Health and Professional Advice on Smoking Behaviour


Presented by the Program Training and Consultation Centre (PTCC) in collaboration with the Ontario Tobacco Research Unit (OTRU), this webinar features the following speakers:

  • Dr. Michael Chaiton – OTRU Scientist, Assistant Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
  • Dr. Bo Zhang – OTRU Research Officer

Based on data from the Ontario Tobacco Survey (OTS), a population-based survey of adult residents (18 years of age and over), this webinar examines how self-perceptions of health are associated with smoking behaviour and cessation over time. Additionally, this webinar explores how cessation medications and advice from healthcare professionals can influence smoking and quitting habits.

Date of Resource:2014/12/09
Target Audience:Public health practitioners and policy makers working in comprehensive tobacco control, particularly those interested in smoking cessation.
Topic:Self-perceptions of health, health professional advice, smoking behaviour, tobacco cessation.

The following resources were created for the webinar "The Impact of Self-Perceived Health and Professional Advice on Smoking Behaviour," held on December 9, 2014.

File Type File Size
Webinar Presentation Slide Deck - December 9 2014

1.05 MB
Webinar Audio Recording - December 9 2014
Audio6.92 MB
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