92. Treatment Recommendations: Counseling (Continued)

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Treatment Recommendations: Counseling

Intensity of Clinical Interventions

Meta-analysis (2000): Effectiveness of and estimated abstinence rates for number of person-to-person treatment sessions (n = 46 studies)

Number of sessionsNumber of armsEstimated odds ratio (95% C.I.)Estimated abstinence rate (95% C.I.)
0-1 session431.012.4
2-3 sessions171.4 (1.1, 1.7)16.3 (13.7, 19.0)
4-8 sessions231.9 (1.6, 2.2)20.9 (18.1, 23.6)
> 8 sessions512.3 (2.1, 3.0)24.7 (21.0, 28.4)

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Internet Citation: 92. Treatment Recommendations: Counseling (Continued). June 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/clinicians-providers/guidelines-recommendations/tobacco/clinicians/presentations/2008update-full/slide92.html