Our team is interested in promoting smoking cessation among unionized construction trade workers. We developed several smoking cessation messages targeting local union carpenters and tested the effectiveness of these messages.

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If you want to use our smoking cessation postcards, please contact us at healthyworkcenter@wustl.edu.

Our team has also conducted a study to describe differences in smoking behaviors associated with occupation, workplace rules against smoking, and workplace smoking cessation programs. After analyzing data from the Current Population Survey-Tobacco Use Supplement surveys from 1992 through 2007, we found that social or cultural effects related to occupation are important determinants of smoking.