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Table 3 Study outcomes

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

Cessation behaviors and outcomes
provided follow-up data 85 % (n = 34/40)  
mean time to follow-up (months (CI)) 5.2 (4.7, 5.7) ITT*
made a quit attempt 82 % 70 %
initiated treatment 82 % 70 %
enrolled in quitline (QL) 50 % 43 %
completed all QL sessions (if enrolled) 28 % ̶
used NRT 71 % 60 %
self-reported abstinence (≥7 days) 21 % 18 %
CO-confirmed abstinence† 9 % ̶
median days (CI) longest abstinence during study (if >0) 21 (7, 58) ̶
relapsed, highly motivated to try again (≥9 on 10-point scale) 70 % ̶
program utilization and satisfaction
mean number (CI) of guide sessions completed 3.4 (2.5, 4.2)  
mean duration (CI) of guide sessions (minutes) 30.0 (27.0, 32.6)  
“very likely” to recommend guide program to family, friend 74 % 63 %
time with guide was “about the right amount” 68 % 58 %
guide’s advice was “very helpful” 67 % 55 %
program increase chance of success “a lot” 59 % 50 %
sessions increased quit-confidence “a lot” 56 % 48 %
sessions helped with problems in quitting 44 % 38 %
program was “very helpful” (vs. “somewhat” or “not very”) 41 % 35 %
“very hard” to fit guide sessions into schedule 35 % 45 %
guide attributes (1-7 scale) mean median
responsive 6.2 7
listened 6.2 7
supportive 6.1 7
trusted 5.9 6
collaborative 5.5 6
directive 5.4 6
helpful 5.3 6
important to my quitting 5.1 6
empathetic 5.1 6
  1. CI = 95 % confidence interval
  2. *intent-to-treat analysis: no follow-up ≡ failed outcome
  3. † < 10 ppm among participants self-reporting 7-day point abstinence