While compelling, personal anecdotes of what helped people quit smoking suffer from self-selection bias. We don’t hear from people who didn’t succeed. from www.shutterstock.com In the early 1990s, I was the guest of the local health service in Broken Hill, New South Wales, during a national week promoting quitting smoking. I went on the local radio ...
Why anecdotes arent strong evidence when it comes to quitting smoking
By Simon Chapman
7 Aug 2017