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Table 1 Prevalence of use of different types of smoking cessation support

From: What are the main sources of smoking cessation support used by adolescent smokers in England? A cross-sectional study

Type of smoking cessation support Use among current smokers who have tried to quit % (95 % CI) Use among ex-smokers % (95 % CI) Use in both groups combined % (95 % CI)
Asked an adult at school for help 11.4 (7.9-16.1) 3.9 (1.8-6.9) 7.2 (5.2-9.8)
Asked family or friends for help 40.9 (34.8-47.4) 15.9 (12.0-20.7) 27.4 (23.7-31.5)
Used nicotine products 24.2 (19.3-29.9) 7.9 (5.3-11.7) 15.4 (12.6-18.7)
Visited a general practitioner (GP) 5.0 (2.9-8.6) 0.8 (0.2-3.1) 2.8 (1.7-4.6)
Phoned the NHS smoking helpline 2.2 (0.9-4.9) 0.4 (0.1-1.6) 1.2 (0.6-2.5)
Used NHS Stop Smoking Services 5.5 (3.3-9.0) 1.3 (0.5-3.6) 3.2 (2.0-5.1)
Not spent time with friends who smoke 42.7 (36.5-49.1) 47.8 (41.9-53.8) 45.4 (41.1-49.8)
Any of the above 76.3 (70.6-81.3) 59.5 (53.5-65.2) 67.3 (63.0-71.2)