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Table 4 Short-term and long-term quit ratios by age 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
20-44 45-64 20-44 45-64
% 95% CI % 95% CI % 95% CI % 95% CI
1994 6.4 3.7-9.2 3.3 0.1-6.5 8.3 5.3-11.2 34.1 27.2-40.9
1996 7.4 4.8-9.9 8.1 4.1-12.0 11.5 8.5-14.4 29.3 23.7-32.8
1998 7.4 4.9-10.0 6.0 2.1-9.8 12.7 9.7-15.8 20.9 15.1-26.8
2000 5.5 3.5-7.4 4.8 2.0-7.6 11.0 8.4-13.5 24.4 19.6-29.3
2002 7.7 4.8-10.7 6.5 3.2-9.8 16.1 12.4-19.8 33.0 27.8-38.2
2004 9.2 6.0-12.4 8.3 4.1-12.6 16.0 12.3-19.6 26.3 20.6-32.1
2006 13.0 9.3-16.6 5.5 2.1-8.8 15.3 11.8-18.9 30.4 24.8-36.0
2008 13.3 9.5-17.1 9.1 4.8-13.5 16.5 12.7-20.3 37.3 31.6-43.0
2010 16.2 12.0-20.4 10.5 6.3-14.7 28.3 24.0-32.7 34.2 28.9-39.4
  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.