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Table 2 Smoking and cessation history

From: Community-based navigators for tobacco cessation treatment: a proof-of-concept pilot study among low-income smokers

(n = 40)
currently smoke daily 98 %
median cigarettes per day 10
first cigarette ≤30 min of waking 68 %
mean baseline CO (ppm) 17.5
level indicated abstinence* 23 %
any lifetime quit attempt 80 %
median number of quit attempts 2
median days (CI) of longest abstinence 9 (4, 30)
ever used NRT (if any quit attempt) 52 %
ever used quitline (if any quit attempt) 39 %
past year quit attempt 60 %
past year provider advice to quit  
yes 60 %
no 15 %
did not see provider 13 %
no answer 13 %
how confident can stay quit one month (1-10 scale) 6.1
  1. CO = expired carbon monoxide; NRT = nicotine replacement therapy
  2. *< 10 ppm