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Table 3 Exploratory comparisons between randomised groups on smoking specific measures

From: A novel experience-based internet intervention for smoking cessation: feasibility randomised controlled trial

  All participants (n = 87) Comparator (n = 43) Intervention (n = 44)
N (%) N (%) N (%)
Motivation to Stop Scale (MTSS)
 Change in MTSS from baseline
  Decreased Motivation 14 (16) 6 (14) 8 (18)
  Improved Motivation 19 (22) 9 (20) 10 (23)
  No Change 28 (32) 14 (33) 14 (32)
  Unknown 26 (30) 14 (33) 12 (27)
Abstinence at follow-up
 Cigarettes or other tobacco used in the last 7 days at 2 weeks
  Yes 57 (65) 28 (65) 29 (66)
  No 8 (9) 3 (7) 5 (11)
  Unknown 22 (25) 12 (28) 10 (23)
Quit attempts
 Quit attempts in the last 2 weeks at baseline
  Yes 27 (31) 11 (26) 16 (36)
  No 59 (68) 32 (74) 27 (62)
  Unknown 1 (1) 0 0 1 (2)
 Quit attempts in the last 2 weeks at 2 weeks
  Yes 25 (29) 11 (26) 14 (32)
  No 39 (45) 20 (46) 19 (43)
  Unknown (loss to follow up) 23 (26) 12 (28) 11 (25)