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Table 2 Perception on receiving tobacco cessation support from dentists (N, max = 35)

From: Co-producing an intervention for tobacco cessation and improvement of oral health among diabetic patients in Bangladesh

  Categories n (%)
If the doctor asked about tobacco use in the past 12 months? No 20 (57.1)
Yes 15 (42.9)
If the doctor gave advice for tobacco cessation past 12 months? No 20 (57.1)
Yes 15 (42.9)
Would you like it if the dentist asked about your tobacco use? No 0
Yes 35 (100)
Would you like it if the dentist gave you short advice on tobacco cessation? No 0
Yes 35 (100)
Would you like it if you are requested to set a quit date after giving advice? No 9 (25.7)
Yes 26 (74.3)
Would you like it if continuous help/support is provided to you for successful quitting? No 3 (8.8)
Yes 31 (91.2)
Would you like if telephone contact is made with you regarding tobacco cessation No 11 (31.4)
Yes 24 (68.6)
If you were asked to come again to the dentist in 3 months or 6 months’ time regarding follow-up of tobacco cessation, would you like it? No 14 (40)
Yes 21 (60)
Would you like it if you were advised to take a medicine to make tobacco cessation successful? No 12 (34.3)
Yes 23 (65.7)