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Table 1 Descriptions of the comprehensive smoking cessation intervention

From: Factors influencing the implementation of a pilot smoking cessation intervention among migrant workers in Chinese factories: a qualitative study

Main interventions Supportive interventions
WHO 5A based group counselling Wechat “Tobacco-free factory” Conventional methods
Development of WHO 5A based group counselling materials including smoking cessation guidelines and training modules;
Training team leaders;
Team leaders conducted group counselling for smokers:
Group counselling once per week: 10 to 15 min each time;
5As (‘Ask, Advise, Assess, Assist, and Arrange’) and 5Rs (Relevance, Risks, Rewards, Roadblocks, Repeated) for participants not willing to quit;
The first follow-up visit within the first week of initiation of smoking cessation and since then once every two weeks.
A multifunctional background interface to deliver tobacco-related text, picture or video messages to help smokers to quit every 2 weeks;
A real-time chat room for participants to seek assistance from the team leaders, and share quitting experiences with other participants;
Team leaders conducted tobacco-related counseling for participants without WeChat once a week;
Posters, pamphlets, leaflets, videos;
Open lectures
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