Shahrir S, Tindle HA, McGinnis KA, Fiellin DA, Goulet J, Akgün KM, Gibert CL, Rodriguez-Barradas MC, Crothers K. Contemplation of Smoking Cessation and Quit Attempts in HIV-Infected and Uninfected Veterans. Substance abuse. 2015 Jul 13. PMID: 26167725 [PubMed]
As antiretroviral treatments prolong life in HIV-infected patients, smoking cessation is now a top priority. However, studies of HIV-infected smokers have not been conducted with uninfected controls. We determined factors associated with contemplating smoking cessation and making a prior quit attempt among HIV-infected and uninfected smoking Veterans.