34. Intervention as a Covered Health Benefit

Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update Overview

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Estimated rates of quit attempts for individuals who received tobacco use interventions as a covered health insurance benefit (n = 3 studies).

TreatmentNumber of armsEstimated odds ratio (95% C.I.)Estimated quit attempt rate (95% C.I.)
Individuals with no covered benefit31.030.5
Individuals with the benefit31.3
(1.01, 1.5)
36.2
(32.3, 40.2)


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Internet Citation: 34. Intervention as a Covered Health Benefit: 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/slide34.html