Community-Based Participatory Research and Smoking Cessation Interventions: A Review of the Evidence

Jeannette O. Andrews, Susan D. Newman, Janie Heath, Lovoria B. Williams, Martha S. Tingen

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This article reviews the evidence of the use of community-based participatory research (CBPR) and smoking cessation interventions. An overview of CBPR is provided, along with a description of the search methods and qualityscoring. Research questions are explored to determine if CBPR improvesthe quality of research methods and community involvement in cessation intervention studies and cessation outcomes when using CBPR approaches. Results of the review are provided along with a comprehensive table summarizing all the included studies. Strengths and challenges of the CBPR approach are presented with recommendations for future research.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)81-96
Number of pages16
JournalNursing Clinics of North America
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 2012

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Funding Information:
Funding support: This publication was supported by the South Carolina Clinical & Translational Research (SCTR) Institute , with an academic home at the Medical University of South Carolina, National Institutes of Health/National Center for Research Resources (NIH/NCRR) grant number UL1 RR029882 and the National Institute of Heart Lung & Blood Institute , 5 R01HL090951-03 . The contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the NIH or NCRR. Section I: Targeted Cessation Effort


  • Action research
  • Community-based participatory research
  • Participatory research
  • Smoking cessation
  • Tobacco cessation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing (all)


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