2012 Webinar Series - Smoking Behaviors and Prevention Strategies in Low Socioeconomic Status Populations

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October 18, 2012 at 11:00 AM until 12:30 PM

Location: Online - Your Computer

Link: https://www.attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7545217471723214848

Event Description

The greatest single predictor of tobacco use is low socioeconomic status (SES). Americans living below the poverty line are 40% more likely to smoke than those at or above the poverty line. This webinar will present key findings from national and local research on the smoking habits of low SES populations. It will also explore effective prevention strategies for assisting these populations in quitting. Webinar presenters include: • Lisa N. Houston, MPH Program Coordinator, Break Free Alliance
• Dr. Bruce Christiansen, Senior Scientist, Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention
• Kevin Reeder, MSW, CSWM, Divisional Social Services Director, The Salvation Army in Wisconsin and Upper Michigan
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