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Table 5 Age-standardized short-term and long-term quit ratios by educational level 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
Low education High education Low education High education
% 95% CI % 95% CI % 95% CI % 95% CI
1994 4.3 1.6-7.0 7.2 3.7-10.6 14.1 9.8-18.4 18.7 14.0-23.4
1996 6.6 3.7-9.4 8.5 5.2-11.8 15.6 11.7-19.3 20.1 15.9-24.3
1998 8.0 4.5-11.3 6.3 3.8-8.8 13.2 9.3-17.0 17.3 13.2-21.3
2000 4.4 2.3-6.5 6.3 3.8-8.8 11.4 8.3-14.5 20.3 16.6-24.0
2002 4.5 1.7-7.4 8.9 5.8-12.1 22.3 17.3-27.3 24.7 20.5-28.8
2004 10.5 6.3-14.6 7.8 4.7-11.0 14.5 10.1-18.9 23.0 18.6-27.4
2006 10.7 6.7-14.7 10.4 6.8-14.0 15.4 11.1-19.7 25.1 20.7-29.5
2008 9.0 5.6-12.4 15.5 10.5-20.5 20.3 16.0-24.4 30.2 25.0-35.5
2010 11.3 7.7-15.0 18.0 12.9-23.2 25.2 20.9-29.5 36.0 30.8-41.1
  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.