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Table 4 Self-reported quit attempts (number and duration) and changes insmoking behaviours of participants at 6 months

From: A randomised controlled trial of a smoking cessation intervention delivered by dental hygienists: a feasibility study

  Number (%) of Participants
Quit attempts: All n = 62 Intervention n = 30 Control n = 32 p-value 95% CI (I-C)
In last 3 months 43 (69%) 25 (83%) 18 (56%) 0.033 (3, 53)%
2 or more 22 (35%) 13 (43%) 9 (28%) 0.260 (-11, 41)%
24 hours or more 33 (53%) 18 (60%) 15 (47%) 0.330 (-13, 40)%
1 week or more 19 (31%) 14 (47%) 5 (16%) 0.018 (6, 56)%
Other Changes:      
Delay Smoking for >5 min 54 (87%) 28 (93%) 26 (81%) 0.380 (-10, 38)%
Inhale Less of a Cigarette 12 (19%) 7 (23%) 5 (16%) 0.546 (-17, 35)%
Smoke Less of a Cigarette 27 (44%) 14 (47%) 13 (41%) 0.688 (-20, 34)%
Changed to Low Tar Cigarettes 21 (34%) 12 (40%) 9 (28%) 0.386 (-14, 38)%
Reduced Number of Cigarettes per Day 38 (61%) 20 (67%) 18 (56%) 0.430 (-14, 38)%