86. Treatment Recommendations: Counseling (Continued)

Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update

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Treatment Recommendations: Counseling (Continued)

Meta-analysis (1996): Effectiveness of and estimated abstinence rates for advice to quit by a physician (n = 7 studies)

AdviceNumber of armsEstimated odds ratio (95% C.I.)Estimated abstinence rate (95% C.I.)
No advice to quit (reference group)91.07.9
Physician advice to quit101.3 (1.1-1.6)10.2 (8.5-12.0)

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Internet Citation: 86. 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/slide86.html