29. Adolescent Smokers

Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update Overview

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Effectiveness of and estimated abstinence rates for counseling interventions with adolescent smokers (n = 7 studies).

Adolescent smokersNumber of armsEstimated odds ratio (95% C.I.)Estimated abstinence rate (95% C.I.)
Usual care71.06.7
Counseling71.8
(1.1, 3.0)
11.6
(7.5, 17.5)


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Current as of June 2009
Internet Citation: 29. Adolescent Smokers: 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/slide29.html