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Table 5 Agreement between patients and physicians on each component of the 5As

From: Physician and patient concordance of report of tobacco cessation intervention in primary care in India

  Overall n = 867 Number of quit attempts made (past 12 months) Form of tobacco used
   At least 1 quit attempt No quit attempts Smoked tobacco Smokeless tobacco Both forms
  % agreement % agreement % agreement % agreement % agreement % agreement
Ask 76.4 85.4 72.1 73.9 78.6 78.1
Advise 45 34.3 50.1 43.8 44.7 50.5
Assess 47.1 56.1 42.8 41.3 52.2 51.4
Assist 48.8 53.6 46.5 39.1 56.1 61
Arrange 41.4 43.9 40.2 34.3 47.5 47.6