Table 2

Quit rates of two groups at 12-month follow-up in 547 smokers by intention to treat N (%)

Low education levelHigh education levelCrude OR (95% CI)p ValueAdjusted OR* (95% CI)p Value
FC(N=56)(N=93)
12-month follow-up
 7-day point prevalence7 (12.5)15 (16.1)1.35 (0.51 to 3.54)0.551.31 (0.37 to 4.71)0.68
 6-month continuous abstinence4 (7.1)12 (12.9)1.93 (0.59 to 6.29)0.282.85 (0.62 to 13.06)0.18
 12-month continuous abstinence4 (7.1)9 (9.7)1.39 (0.41 to 4.75)0.602.02 (0.41 to 9.95)0.39
FCF(N=166)(N=232)
12-month follow-up
 7-day point prevalence47 (28.3)58 (25.0)0.84 (0.54 to 1.32)0.460.90 (0.52 to 1.56)0.70
 6-month continuous abstinence38 (22.9)40 (17.2)0.70 (0.43 to 1.15)0.160.79 (0.43 to 1.45)0.44
 12-month continuous abstinence30 (18.1)24 (10.3)0.52 (0.29 to 0.93)0.030.59 (0.29 to 1.21)0.15
  • FC, Face-to-face counselling only; FCF, Face-to-face counselling plus follow-up booster.

  • *Adjusted for all factors in table 1 (except the cigarette consumption) and Year of the first visit.