101. Treatment Recommendations: Counseling (Continued)

Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update

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Treatment Recommendations: Counseling (Continued)

Meta-analysis (2000): Effectiveness of and estimated abstinence rates for number of formats (n = 54 studies)

Number of formatsaNumber of armsEstimated odds ratio (95% C.I.)Estimated abstinence rate (95% C.I.)
No format201.010.8
One format511.5 (1.2, 1.8)15.1 (12.8, 17.4)
Two formats551.9 (1.6, 2.2)18.5 (15.8, 21.1)

 a Formats included self-help, proactive telephone counseling, group, or individual counseling.


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Internet Citation: 101. Treatment Recommendations: Counseling (Continued): Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update. June 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/clinicians-providers/guidelines-recommendations/tobacco/clinicians/presentations/2008update-full/slide101.html