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Table 3 Age-standardized short-term and long-term quit ratios (%) in men and women in 1994-2010

From: The effect of tobacco control policy on smoking cessation in relation to gender, age and education in Lithuania, 1994–2010

Study year Short-term quit ratio Long-term quit ratio
Men Women Men Women
% 95% CI % 95% CI % 95% CI % 95% CI
1994 3.9 1.9-6.0 12.8 5.5-20.2 17.0 13.4-20.5 14.3 7.2-21.5
1996 6.3 4.1-8.5 11.9 6.1-11.7 17.2 14.1-20.4 19.8 13.3-26.2
1998 4.0 2.0-5.9 15.4 9.5-21.3 15.9 12.6-19.1 13.8 8.6-19.1
2000 4.5 2.7-6.2 7.4 3.8-11.1 16.6 13.7-19.5 14.3 9.8-18.8
2002 5.4 3.1-7.7 11.8 6.5-17.0 24.1 20.4-27.8 22.8 16.8-28.9
2004 7.8 4.9-10.7 11.5 6.6-16.4 20.3 16.4-24.2 18.1 12.8-23.5
2006 7.8 5.0-10.7 16.2 10.7-21.6 20.3 16.5-24.2 22.3 16.8-27.7
2008 9.6 6.4-12.9 16.0 10.5-21.5 24.8 20.6-29.0 24.6 19-30.2
2010 9.5 6.1-12.9 20.4 15.2-25.7 29.7 25.2-31.2 30.5 25.5-35.5
  1. Short-term quit ratio = the number of ex-smokers given up smoking 1–12 months ago/daily smokers plus ex-smokers given up smoking 1–12 months ago.
  2. Long-term quit ratio = the number of ex-smokers given up smoking more than 12 months ago/ever smokers.
  3. Abbreviations: CI confidence interval.