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The effect of interventional measures for cessation of smoking on FEV1 rate of the patients with COPD in medical health centers of sanandaj city in 1384
Jamal Seidi 1, Marzieh Shaban , Naseh Cigari Dr
1- , jamal.Seidi@yahoo.com
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Background and Aim: Cigarette smoking is the most important risk factor for COPD. Cessation of smoking is the most effective way for prevention or treatment of COPD. Materials and Methods: The study group consisted of 160 patients which was divided into 2 equal groups (intervention and control). Sampling method was simple. In intervention group counseling for cessation of smoking was performed. The data were collected by use of the questionnaires, Fagrostrom test, registered FEV1 rate and smoking rate. Measurement of FEV1 before and 3 months after the study, was performed by using a hand spirometer device. Data were analyzed by means of descriptive and inferential methods, such as x2 exact fisher test, t-test and ect… usting SPSS Statistic program. Results: After 3 months of study, reduction in smoking rate in intervention group was %66, while this figure for control group was 41.3% (p=0.001). 41.3% and 26.3% of the subjects of the intervention and control groups respectively, quitted smoking. 3 months after study the rate of FEV1 in intervention group was significantly (%13.2) higher than those of control group (0.5%) which revealed a significant statistical difference (p<0.05%). Conclusion: The result of this study supported the use of such measures encouraging cessation of smoking which can lead to an increase in FEV1 and a decrease in FEV1 reduction with improvement of pulmonary function in COPD patients.
Keywords: Smoking cessation intervention, FEV1, COPD
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Received: 2009/04/15
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Seidi J, Shaban M, Cigari N. The effect of interventional measures for cessation of smoking on FEV1 rate of the patients with COPD in medical health centers of sanandaj city in 1384. SJKU. 2007; 12 (1) :1-9
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Volume 12, Issue 1 (Scientific Journal of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences 2007) Back to browse issues page
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مجله علمی دانشگاه علوم پزشکی کردستان Scientific Journal of Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences
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