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Welcome to Quitline's Research homepage. Here you'll find a vast amount of facts and figures relating to smoking, quitting and our Quitline. Our in-house research team have produced and managed work over several years which has been used throughout the world to offer insights into why people smoke, and how we can help them quit.
Our reports and factsheets are organised into categories, or please look through the full index (navigate using the menu on the left).
New Zealand Research on Tobacco Use and Control
An over-riding strategy to plan tobacco research in New Zealand over the next three years. Written by the Ministry of Health-appointed Tobacco Research Control Working Group, the strategy aims to ensure that resources dedicated to research are used as efficiently as possible, with the overall aim of a reduction in tobacco-related illness and deaths. To view the report see www.tobaccoresearch.org.nz.
Full report into the characteristics and use of national Quit services by Asian smokers. Shows how smoking rates vary between different Asian ethnic groups - a growing population which will be of increasing significance in NZ.