102. Treatment Recommendations: Counseling (Continued)

Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update
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Meta-analysis (2000): Effectiveness of and estimated abstinence rates for number of types of self-help (n = 21 studies)

Factor Number of arms Estimated odds ratio
(95% C.I.)
Estimated abstinence rate
(95% C.I.)
No self-help 17 1.0 14.3
One type of self-help 27 1.0 (0.9, 1.1) 14.4 (12.9, 15.9)
Two or more types 10 1.1 (0.9, 1.5) 15.7 (12.3, 19.2)

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