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Table 2 Use of cessation treatment and smoking outcomes over 2 months

From: A pre-post pilot study of a brief, web-based intervention to engage disadvantaged smokers into cessation treatment

  Nonpregnant Pregnant All
  n = 29 n = 9 N = 38
Cessation treatment and attempts  
Number (%) used any treatment 14 (48) 1 (11) 15 (39)
Number (%) used chart-confirmed treatment 10 (34) 1 (11) 11 (29)
Number (%) used medication only* 4 (14) 0 (0) 4 (11)
Number (%) used NRT only (OTC)* 3 (10) 1 (11) 4 (11)
Number (%) used counseling only 1 (3) 0 (0) 1 (3)
Number (%) used both med/NRT* and counseling 5 (17) 0 (0) 5 (13)
Number (%) tried 'cold turkey' 12 (41) 4 (44) 16 (42)
Number (%) tried to quit in past 2 months 21 (72) 6 (67) 27 (71)
Smoking outcomes       
Number (%) achieved ≥1 day abstinence 13 (45) 5 (56) 18 (47)
Number (%) achieved ≥ 7 days abstinence 6 (21) 1 (11) 7 (18)
Mean (sd) days abstinence among quitters 10.9 (11.9) 5 (7.3) 9.3 (11.0)
Number (%) achieved continuous abstinence 3 (10) 1 (11) 4 (11)
Mean (sd) number cigarettes/day in smokers 14.3 (9.7) 9 (6.6) 12.8 (9.0)
  1. NRT = nicotine replacement therapy; OTC = over the counter.
  2. *Medication and nicotine replacement therapy were not recommended for pregnant women.