Effect of Smoking Cessation Program for Workers in Large Size Company -Using Motivational Enhancement Counseling-

대규모 사업장 근로자를 위한 금연 프로그램의 효과 - 동기강화 상담(Motivational Enhancement Counseling)의 적용 -

  • Kim, Soon-Lae (College of Nursing, The Catholic University of Korea) ;
  • Lee, Jong-Eun (College of Nursing, The Catholic University of Korea) ;
  • Cho, Dong-Ran (Department of Nursing, SoonChunHyang University) ;
  • Kim, Jung-Im (Department of Nursing, Gangneung Yeongdong College) ;
  • Kim, Young-Long (Smoking Cessation Clinic, Seoul St. Mary's Hospital)
  • Received : 2011.06.16
  • Accepted : 2011.08.10
  • Published : 2011.08.31


Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine effects of smoking cessation program in large size company using motivational enhancement counseling. Methods: A quasi-experimental design was conducted. 72 workers in intervention group and 65 workers in control group participated in 7 large size companies. Smoking cessation program consisted of a campaign, smoking cessation education, and 6 weeks motivational enhancement counseling. The motivational enhancement counseling was tailored to the individual's stage of change. Stages of smoking behavior, smoking cessation rate, nicotine dependence, and confidence of smoking cessation were assessed after intervention. Results: The results showed that intervention had a significant impact on improving stages of smoking behavior and smoking cessation rate, and impact on decreasing nicotine dependence, compared to those of a control group. Conclusion: The effects and feasibility of smoking cessation program including motivational enhancement counseling were revealed in the large size company. These results might provide information that can be used in improving cultures of smoking cessation for workers.


Grant : 사업장 금연사업 기술지원

Supported by : 보건복지부


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