103. Treatment Recommendations: Counseling (Continued)

Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update

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Treatment Recommendations: Counseling (Continued)

Quitlines

Effectiveness of and estimated abstinence rates for quitline counseling compared to minimal interventions, self-help or no counseling (n = 9 studies)

InterventionNumber of armsEstimated odds ratio
(95% C.I.)
Estimated abstinence rate
(95% C.I.)
Minimal or no counseling or
self-help
111.08.5
Quitline counseling111.6 (1.4, 1.8)12.7 (11.3, 14.2)

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Internet Citation: 103. 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/slide103.html