103. Treatment Recommendations: Counseling (Continued)

Treating Tobacco Use and Dependence: 2008 Update

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Effectiveness of and estimated abstinence rates for quitline counseling compared to minimal interventions, self-help or no counseling (n = 9 studies)

Intervention Number of arms Estimated odds ratio
(95% C.I.)
Estimated abstinence rate
(95% C.I.)
Minimal or no counseling or
11 1.0 8.5
Quitline counseling 11 1.6 (1.4, 1.8) 12.7 (11.3, 14.2)

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