96. 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 various numbers of clinician types (n = 37 studies)

Number of clinician typeNumber of armsEstimated odds ratio (95% C.I.)Estimated abstinence rate (95% C.I.)
No clinician301.010.8
One clinician type501.8 (1.5, 2.2)18.3 (15.4, 21.1)
Two clinician types162.5 (1.9, 3.4)23.6 (18.4, 28.7)
Three or more clinician types72.4 (2.1, 2.9)23.0 (20.0, 25.9)

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Internet Citation: 96. 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/slide96.html