95. Treatment Recommendations: Counseling (Continued)

Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update

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Treatment Recommendations: Counseling

Meta-analysis (2000): Effectiveness of and estimated abstinence rates for interventions delivered by different types of clinicians (n =29 studies)

Type of clinicianNumber of armsEstimated odds ratio (95% C.I.)Estimated abstinence rate (95% C.I.)
No clinician161.010.2
Self-help471.1 (0.9, 1.3)10.9 (9.1, 12.7)
Non-physician clinician391.7 (1.3, 2.1)15.8 (12.8, 18.8)
Physician clinician112.2 (1.5, 3.2)19.9 (13.7, 26.2)

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Internet Citation: 95. 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/slide95.html