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Table 3 Included NRT studies

From: Inequalities, harm reduction and non-combustible nicotine products: a meta-ethnography of qualitative evidence

Study Location Participants Methods SES Study period Study aims
Atkinson et al. 2013 [51] Nottingham, UK 36, smokers, parents of young children, 16yo and over, 28 female Interviews Recruitment from socially disadvantaged areas 2009 To explore the uses and perception of NRT by disadvantaged parents, especially in relation to temporary smoking abstinence in the home.
Bonevski et al. 2011 [45]
Bryant et al. 2010 [46]
Bryant et al. 2011 [47]
New South Wales, Australia 32, smokers, 16yo+, 22 female 6 focus groups of 3–8 Users of community welfare services 2008–2009 To explore the barriers and opportunities for smoking cessation for disadvantaged smokers.
Roddy et al. 2006 [52] Nottingham,UK 39, smokers, 27-77yo, 33 male 9 Focus groups of 2–7 Local indicator of SES (Townsend score) Unclear To identify barriers or motivators among disadvantaged smokers to accessing smoking cessation services.
Wiltshire et al. 2003 [53] Two sites in Edinburgh, UK 100 smokers, 25-40yo, 50 female Interviews Recruitment from socially disadvantaged areas 1999–2000 To investigate the perceptions and experiences of quitting among smokers from disadvantaged areas