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Table 4 Suggestions to address perceived barriers related to contextual factors

From: Exploring the adequacy of smoking cessation support for pregnant and postpartum women

Contextual factors Suggestions to address barriers
Rural/remote location Resources and strategies to increase number and diversity of health/social care providers and to provide cessation specific training
Transportation, peer telephone support or mobile health bus service
Adolescents Greater provider sensitivity towards adolescents
Incorporate teen programming into cessation/pregnancy resources
Interweave tobacco and sexual health education/counseling
Youth empowerment approach
Aboriginal women Social welfare and access to education measures
Adoption of Aboriginal health perspective