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Effectiveness of a multi-level intervention to improve tobacco policy in alcohol addiction treatment centers

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Poster_Meissen_endversion Effectiveness of a multi-level intervention to improve tobacco policy Effectiveness of a multi-level intervention to improve tobacco policy in alcohol addiction treatment centersin alcohol addiction treatment centers Andrea Chmitorz, Dr. Karin Metz, Carolin Donath, Stephanie Flöter, Daniela Piontek, Sabine Gradl, Dr. Christoph Kröger Andrea Chmitorz, Dr. Karin Metz, Carolin Donath, Stephanie Flöter, Daniela Piontek, Sabine Gradl, Dr. Christoph Kröger IFT Institut für Therapieforschung, MünchenIFT Institut für Therapieforschung, München BACKGROUND and AIMS METHODS Sample: Pretreatment: Data of N= 200 employees from 40 alcohol addiction treatment centers Instruments: Tobacco policy was measured by a modified questionnaire, developed from evidence and Background: It was demonstrated that tobacco policy is connected to smoking prevalence in companies and ● Pretreatment: Data of N= 200 employees from 40 alcohol addiction treatment centers Posttreatment: Data of N=184 employees from 38 centers (matching pre-post: N=115) � 10 employees were excluded because the center dropped out before posttreatment assessment. Tobacco policy was measured by a modified questionnaire, developed from evidence and recommendations of international guidelines (ENSH, 2003; Fiore et al., 2000; Hopkins et al., 2001; Task Force on Community Preventive Service, 2000; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2000). It was demonstrated that tobacco policy is connected to smoking prevalence in companies and public buildings. Smoking bans (Fichtenberg and Glantz, 2002) and restrictive structural measures (Serra, Cabezas, Bonfill and Pladevall-Vila, 2000) are very effective in order to reduce ● � 10 employees were excluded because the center dropped out before posttreatment assessment. � 6 employees left the center and were no longer available for assessment. Force on Community Preventive Service, 2000; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2000). Tobacc

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