102. 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 types of self-help (n = 21 studies)

FactorNumber of armsEstimated odds ratio
(95% C.I.)
Estimated abstinence rate
(95% C.I.)
No self-help171.014.3
One type of self-help271.0 (0.9, 1.1)14.4 (12.9, 15.9)
Two or more types101.1 (0.9, 1.5)15.7 (12.3, 19.2)

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Internet Citation: 102. 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/slide102.html