Skip to main content

Table 6 Association between being referred to the quitline (yes = 1, no = 0) by a health professional and types of quitline service

From: Smoking Cessation Quitlines in Europe: Matching Services to Callers' Characteristics

  OR (95% CI)
Type of service Danish, French, UK quitlines Irish, Italian, Dutch, Norwegian quitlines
   Literature sent 1.02 (.72 - 1.46) .81 (.52 - 1.25)
   Basic information (quick call) .77 (.55 - 1.08) 1.35 (.93 - 1.94)
   Advice on how to quit .71 (.50 - 1.00) .84 (.52 - 1.36)
   Pharmacotherapy information 1.15 (.81 - 1.62) 1.51 (1.08 - 2.10) *
   Referral to outside service (eg., stop smoking course) 1.48 (.92 - 2.39) 1.38 (.82 - 2.33)
   Referral to a health professional 6.26 (4.28 - 9.16) *** .89 (.54 - 1.47)
   Counselling 1.10 (.71 - 1.44) 1.59 (1.04 - 2.45) *
  1. *p < .05,** p < .01, *** p < .001; NB. Quitline included as co-variate in analysis.