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quitter

One who gives up, especially before or without putting forth the maximum amount of effort possible. The sport is too hard for you, is it? Well, good riddance—we don't need a quitter like you on our team. I'm not a quitter—I'll keep fighting until there's not a breath left in my body!

quitter

n. someone who gives up easily. Don’t be a quitter. Get in there and finish the job.
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Compared with current smokers, hazard ratios for T2DM in recent quitters were 1.08 (95% CI, 0.93-1.26) for those without weight gain; 1.15 (95% CI, 0.99-1.33) for those with weight gain of 0.1-5.0 kg; 1.36 (95% CI, 1.16-1.58) for those with weight gain of 5.1-10 kg; and 1.59 (95% CI, 1.36-1.85) in those with weight gain of more than 10 kg.
Compared with current smokers, hazard ratios for death from cardiovascular disease in recent quitters were 0.69 in those without weight gain; 0.47 in those with weight gain of 0.1-5 kg; 0.25 in those with weight gain of 5.1-10 kg; 0.33 in those with weight gain of more than 10 kg; and 0.50 for longer-term quitters.
We have always been able to handle our own laws, finances and our courts, this is the usual quitter twaddle.
By staying cigarette free, Stoptober quitters will not only be giving their bodies a boost, but their bank balances too.
"And where in the definition of what being an American is, do you find the word 'quitter'?"
THE cost to the health service of stopping smoking in Birmingham has been revealed as PS300 per quitter.
Twitter quitters cite a variety of reasons from lack of friends on the site to the sheer complexity of the service.
Participants were examined every 4 years and categorised as smoker, recent quitter ([less than or equal to] 4 years), long-term quitter (+++++ 4 years) and non-smoker.
This year's target was low - just 1,991 quitters - because it was calculated based on the city's poor performance in 2009/10.
1,225 THE North East NHS Stop Smoking Services achieved the highest number of quitters per population size of any Strategic Health Authority, achieving 1,225 quitters per 100,000 people compared to 911 quitters nationally between April 2010 and March this year.
In India smoking is still frowned upon socially and quitters find it hard to seek support especially from parents and family elders, which can sometimes result in quitters feeling isolated and depressed.
For example, those who had their last cigarette at week 11 had a 5.6% abstinence rate at 1 year--just 1 /10 of the success rate of the early quitters.
The town recorded a top number of 1,865 quitters per 100,000 population over and above the number for England of 818 quitters per 100,000 population.
"Quitters can talk anonymously to an adviser on the phone, or they can contact their local stop smoking service and get support from a group, GP or pharmacist.
What's up with those quitters? Who are they to claim glory because they quit?