35. Intervention as a Covered Health Benefit (continued)

Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update Overview

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Estimated abstinence rates for individuals who received tobacco use interventions as a covered benefit (n = 3 studies).

TreatmentNumber of armsEstimated odds ratio (95% C.I.)Estimated abstinence rate (95% C.I.)
Individuals with no covered benefit31.06.7
Individuals with the benefit31.6
(1.2, 2.2)
10.5
(8.1, 13.5)


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Internet Citation: 35. Intervention as a Covered Health Benefit (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/slide35.html