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Table 3 The current tobacco cessation support provision by dentists in the site (N, max = 25)

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

  Categories n (%)
How much do the dentists agree with each of the following statements? (1–4)
1. I think it is important to provide tobacco cessation advice and support along with oral hygiene instruction to improve the oral health condition of the diabetic population Disagree 7 (28)
Moderately agree 5 (20)
Completely agree 13 (52)
2. With my patients, I always discuss the effects of tobacco on health Disagree 4 (16)
Moderately agree 9 (36)
Completely agree 12 (48)
3. With my patients, I always discuss the effects of tobacco on oral health Disagree 7 (28)
Moderately agree 5 (20)
Completely agree 13 (52)
4. I have enough time and capacity to provide face-to-face tobacco cessation intervention Disagree 7 (28)
Moderately agree 14 (56)
Completely agree 4 (16)
5. I ask my patients about their tobacco use Always 11 (44)
Sometimes 13 (52)
Never 1 (4)
6. I recommend patients to stop using tobacco products Always 12 (48)
Sometimes 12 (48)
Never 1 (4)
7. In my centre, I offer help to patients who want to quit tobacco use Always 10 (40)
Sometimes 9 (36)
Never 6 (24)
8. Do you use any flipbooks or leaflets or other materials to support patients with oral hygiene instruction Always 1 (4)
Sometimes 4 (16)
Never 20 (80)
9. Do you use any flipbooks or leaflets or other materials to support patients to quit tobacco? Always 0
Sometimes 3 (14.3)
Never 18 (85.7)