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Table 7 Client typology type 2 ‘novice quitters’ (n=6)

From: Give It Up For Baby: outcomes and factors influencing uptake of a pilot smoking cessation incentive scheme for pregnant women

Sources Quotes
C20 (Area 1, Aged 22, 1st Child, Quintile 2, Frequent attender) Everybody was moaning at me so I thought okay, I’ll give it a go, but it didn’t really work. And my mum made a rule that I couldn’t smoke in the house, so I was going outside, which was really hard, but I did it.
C9 (Area 2, Aged 17, 1st Child, Quintile unknown, Frequent attender) I did like, I tried, but I think I could have tried harder, but like, I think it’s old wife’s tales, all this smoking stuff when you’re pregnant, because she came out at eight (pounds) and there was not one thing wrong with her either, she was a really healthy baby and I think they just over exaggerate, they’re mad on it.
C10 (Area 2, Aged 20, 1st Child, Quintile 3, Infrequent attender) Interviewer: Did the money figure at all in your thinking?
Respondent: No, not at all really. I wasn’t bothered. I never got money at the end of it, but I got this voucher through and I was so shocked I even got it cos I thought you had to finish it before you got any money. I didn’t expect to get anything. It wouldn’t have made a big difference cos my mum and dad help me out a lot. They buy nappies every week.
C5 (Area 2, Aged 14, 1st child, Quintile 1, Infrequent attender) It was my uncle, he was constantly going at me to give up and I just couldn't… I really do want to, but I just, I don't know how to. Anything I try, it doesn't seem to be working.
C5 (Area 2, Aged 14, 1st child, Quintile 1, Infrequent attender) Interviewer: What about the incentive, does that make any difference?
Respondent: No, not really. Every week you go, you can change what you're on, you get a week to try it and if you don't like it, you can change it. So, I just did that and I just kept going and changing it and none of them helped me…. I started off with the inhalator, then I went to the patches and then the lozenges and then…
C20 (Area 1, Aged 22, 1st Child, Quintile 2, Frequent attender) It would have been nice to have someone to speak to because there was nobody else stopping so nobody knew what I was feeling like…. My mum she never smoked in her life, so, she’s like, I can’t believe you’re still smoking, but she has no idea what it’s like to stop (…) If there had been a group of pregnant women and we were all totally in the same boat, that would have been okay.