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Table 5 Predictors of smoking and dropouts at 12 months

From: Effectiveness of a pharmacist-delivered smoking cessation program in the State of Qatar: a randomized controlled trial

Variable Smoking
RRR (95% CI)
p-value Dropout
RRR (95% CI)
p-value
Age (in years)
 18–29 1   1  
 30–39 1.46 (0.38, 5.61) 0.584 1.58 (0.43, 5.83) 0.489
 40–49 1.06 (0.25, 4.55) 0.934 0.66 (0.16, 2.79) 0.576
 ≥50 1.71 (0.29, 10.2) 0.554 1.85 (0.32, 10.56) 0.488
Marital Status
 Never Married 1   1  
 Ever Married 0.50 (0.12, 2.08) 0.337 0.60 (0.15, 2.38) 0.465
Nationality
 Qatar 1   1  
 Egypt 1.60 (0.49, 5.22) 0.432 0.58 (0.18, 1.84) 0.358
 Other 1.60 (0.51, 5.03) 0.425 1.21 (0.41, 3.58) 0.734
Tried quitting before 0.77 (0.30, 1.99) 0.593 1.27 (0.49, 3.29) 0.619
Years of smoking 2.07 (1.25, 3.45) 0.005* 1.89 (1.17, 3.06) 0.009*
Cigarettes per day 1.04 (1.00, 1.09) 0.027* 1.01 (0.98, 1.05) 0.481
Study group 0.58 (0.24, 1.38) 0.218 0.70 (0.30, 1.64) 0.410
  1. *significant association p < 0.05