100. Treatment Recommendations: Counseling (Continued)

Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update

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Treatment Recommendations: Counseling

Meta-analysis (2000): Effectiveness of and estimated abstinence rates for various types of format (n = 58 studies)

Format numberNumber of armsEstimated odds ratio (95% C.I.)Estimated abstinence rate (95% C.I.)
No format201.010.8
Self-help931.2 (1.02, 1.3)12.3 (10.9, 13.6)
Proactive telephone counseling261.2 (1.1, 1.4)13.1 (11.4, 14.8)
Group counseling521.3 (1.1, 1.6)13.9 (11.6, 16.1)
Individual counseling671.7 (1.4, 2.0)16.8 (14.7, 19.1)

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