14. Combinations: Medication and Counseling (continued)

Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update Overview

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Effectiveness of and estimated abstinence rates for the combination of counseling and medication versus counseling alone (n = 9 studies).

TreatmentNumber of armsEstimated odds ratio (95% C.I.)Estimated abstinence rate (95% C.I.)
Counseling alone111.014.6
Medication and counseling131.7
(1.3, 2.1)
22.1
(18.1, 26.8)

 


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Internet Citation: 14. Combinations: Medication and Counseling (continued): Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update Overview. June 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/clinicians-providers/guidelines-recommendations/tobacco/clinicians/presentations/2008update-overview/slide14.html