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Table 3 Interest in Counseling Styles

From: Patient preferences for emergency department-initiated tobacco interventions: a multicenter cross-sectional study of current smokers

Counselor Likert scale score (%) Any interest
(> 3 on Likert scale)
% (95% CI)
  1
(not at all interested)
2 3 4 5
(extremely interested)
 
Tells you that you should be ashamed of yourself for smoking 63 7 14 5 11 16 (12-20)
Shows pictures of people's lungs after they have smoked for years to try to scare you into quitting 35 9 21 11 25 36 (31-41)
Tells you that you should quit immediately 25 10 27 9 29 38(33-43)
Explains that you are addicted to nicotine 27 8 25 11 29 40(35-45)
Explains risks of smoking 24 9 27 10 31 41 (36-46)
Helps identify your reasons for quitting and barriers that prevent you from quitting 14 10 25 16 35 51 (46-56)
Helps identify high-risk situations and teaches you how to avoid smoking in these situations 16 6 26 17 36 53 (47-58)
Tells you that it is your choice of when and how you quit 18 6 23 14 39 53 (48-58)
Provides health assessment and feedback on how smoking has already affected your health 15 8 24 14 40 54 (49-59)