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Table 6 Clinical practice patterns by Country, CV ASPIRE study, Europe, 2011

From: Smoking cessation and the risk of cardiovascular disease outcomes predicted from established risk scores: Results of the Cardiovascular Risk Assessment among Smokers in Primary Care in Europe (CV-ASPIRE) Study

Clinical practice response Greece (N=38) Italy (N=31) Netherlands (N=35) Total (N=104)
Typically in your practice, is smoking cessation advice offered to smokers? n (%) 38 29 31 98
Yes to all smokers 29 (76.3%) 14 (48.3%) 22 (71.0%) 65 (66.3%)
Yes to some selected smokers 9 (23.7%) 15 (51.7%) 9 (29.0%) 33 (33.7%)
Not offered 0 0 0 0
Typically in your practice, is any behavioral support offered to all smokers who want to quit smoking? n (%) 27 (71.1%) 22 (75.9%) 27 (87.1%) 76 (77.6%)
Typically in your practice, is any pharmacotherapy support offered to all smokers who want to quit smoking? n (%) 19 (50.0%) 24 (82.8%) 27 (87.1%) 70 (71.4%)