The motivators and barriers to a smoke-free home among disadvantaged caregivers: identifying the positive levers for change

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  • Olesya Atkinson
  • Jo Longman
  • Tim Coleman
  • Ann McNeill
  • Sarah A Lewis

Colleges, School and Institutes


The aims of this study were to explore home smoking behaviors and the motivators and barriers to smoke-free homes among a group of disadvantaged caregivers for young children and to identify the positive levers that health care professionals can utilize when supporting smoking behavior change.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)479-86
Number of pages8
JournalNicotine & Tobacco Research
Issue number6
Early online date29 Mar 2011
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2011


  • Adolescent, Adult, Air Pollution, Indoor, Caregivers, Child, Preschool, Female, Great Britain, Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice, Health Surveys, Housing, Humans, Infant, Infant, Newborn, Interviews as Topic, Male, Parents, Smoking, Smoking Cessation, Tobacco Smoke Pollution, Vulnerable Populations, Young Adult