Table 5

Attitudes Toward and Training in Patient Smoking Cessation Counseling, by Region and Country, Medical Global Health Professions Student Survey, 2005-2008

Thought health professionals have a role in giving advice or information about smoking cessation to patients

Thought health professionals should get specific training on cessation techniques

Had ever received any formal training in smoking cessation approaches to use with patients in their medical school training


Country

(Site)

Year

Total %

(95% CI)

Total %

(95% CI)

Total %

(95% CI)


AFRICAN REGION (AFR)


Algeria

2007

85.6

(84.6 - 86.7)

89.7

(88.7 - 90.5)

36.1

(34.7 - 37.5)


Kenya

2008

98.2

(96.8 - 99.0)

96.9

(95.2 - 98.0)

26.0

(22.7 - 29.6)


Niger

2008

100.0

97.2

(96.6 - 97.8)

46.4

(44.7 - 48.1)


Uganda

2005

98.8

(97.7 - 99.3)

97.3

(95.9 - 98.2)

15.9

(13.5 - 18.6)


EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN REGION (EMR)


Egypt

2005

91.1

(89.6 - 92.4)

92.5

(90.4 - 94.2)

20.9

(18.4 - 23.6)


Gaza Strip/West Bank

2007

88.4

(85.7 - 90.6)

95.1

(93.3 - 96.5)

25.6

(22.5 - 28.9)


Iran

2007

91.7

(90.1 - 93.1)

94.8

(93.5 - 95.8)

10.0

(8.4 - 11.8)


Iraq

2005

63.8

(61.0 - 66.5)

77.9

(75.4 - 80.2)

31.3

(28.7 - 34.0)


Lebanon

2006

88.9

(86.7 - 90.8)

94.0

(92.1 - 95.4)

29.7

(26.7 - 33.0)


Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

2006

77.4

(76.0 - 78.8)

87.1

(85.9 - 88.1)

24.9

(23.4 - 26.3)


Saudi Arabia

2006

97.8

(96.3 - 98.7)

89.1

(86.4 - 91.4)

6.4

(4.6 - 8.7)


Sudan

2007

97.9

(96.8 - 98.6)

97.5

(96.4 - 98.3)

31.6

(28.9 - 34.5)


Syrian Arab Republic

2006

95.7

(95.3 - 96.0)

96.8

(96.5 - 97.1)

29.4

(28.5 - 30.2)


Tunisia

2007

96.5

(95.5 - 97.3)

94.0

(92.8 - 95.1)

23.0

(20.9 - 25.1)


EUROPEAN REGION (EUR)


Albania

2005

95.0

(93.8 - 95.9)

97.1

(96.2 - 97.8)

10.3

(9.0 - 11.9)


Armenia

2006

80.8

(75.8 - 85.0)

84.4

(79.7 - 88.2)

34.1

(28.9 - 39.8)


Bosnia & Herzegovina

2006

86.0

(85.1 - 86.8)

86.4

(85.5 - 87.1)

11.2

(10.5 - 12.0)


Croatia

2005

97.7

(96.8 - 98.4)

71.7

(69.3 - 73.9)

14.5

(12.8 - 16.4)


Czech Republic

2006

82.0

(79.8 - 84.0)

60.8

(58.1 - 63.5)

1.4

(0.9 - 2.2)


Kyrgyzstan

2008

85.7

(83.6 - 87.6)

92.0

(90.3 - 93.4)

22.3

(20.1 - 24.8)


Lithuania

2006

87.6

(84.3 - 90.2)

96.1

(94.1 - 97.4)

25.2

(21.6 - 29.2)


Russian Federation

2006

NA

77.1

(76.2 - 78.1)

20.6

(19.7 - 21.6)


Serbia

2006

89.9

(88.9 - 90.8)

81.5

(80.2 - 82.7)

21.3

(20.0 - 22.6)


Slovakia

2006

59.7

(58.0 - 61.3)

71.4

(69.9 - 72.8)

3.0

(2.5 - 3.6)


Slovenia

2007

100.0

77.5

(73.3 - 81.2)

5.6

(3.8 - 8.2)


REGION OF THE AMERICAS (AMR)


Argentina

2005

98.8

(98.3 - 99.1)

91.3

(90.1 - 92.3)

5.2

(4.4 - 6.1)


Bolivia

2006

87.6

(84.4 - 90.2)

95.5

(93.4 - 97.0)

20.4

(14.3 - 28.3)


Brazil (Rio de Janeiro)

2006

81.9

(80.5 - 83.1)

94.3

(93.5 - 95.1)

21.2

(19.9 - 22.7)


Chile

2008

97.5

(97.0 - 97.9)

93.4

(92.7 - 94.0)

23.4

(22.1 - 24.6)


Costa Rica

2006

97.1

94.9

11.2


Cuba (Havana)

2008

100.0

98.7

(98.2 - 99.1)

28.9

(27.1 - 30.8)


Guatemala

2008

100.0

96.3

(94.9 - 97.4)

23.6

(20.8 - 26.5)


Jamaica

2008

99.1

(97.0 - 99.7)

94.3

(91.0 - 96.5)

8.5

(5.8 - 12.3)


Mexico

2006

85.8

(83.0 - 88.3)

94.7

(93.0 - 96.0)

20.4

(14.5 - 27.8)


Panama

2008

100.0

94.6

(93.3 - 95.7)

26.1

(23.8 - 28.4)


Paraguay

2008

96.0

(95.3 - 96.6)

98.8

(98.4 - 99.1)

30.8

(29.2 - 32.4)


Peru

2006

95.9

(93.1 - 97.5)

97.5

(94.2 - 98.9)

30.0

(21.9 - 39.4)


Uruguay

2008

93.0

(92.4 - 93.6)

89.5

(88.8 - 90.2)

10.9

(10.2 - 11.6)


SOUTH-EAST ASIA REGION (SEAR)


Bangladesh

2006

71.1

(45.2 - 88.0)

87.8

(81.2 - 92.3)

24.7

(12.2 - 43.6)


India

2005

96.9

(95.1 - 98.0)

91.0

(89.3 - 92.5)

22.3

(18.3 - 26.9)


Indonesia

2006

98.1

(97.1 - 98.7)

95.8

(92.9 - 97.5)

22.2

(5.3 - 59.2)


Myanmar

2006

94.8

(94.3 - 95.2)

96.4

(96.0 - 96.8)

43.7

(42.7 - 44.7)


Nepal

2005

97.0

(93.8 - 98.5)

93.0

(85.1 - 96.8)

21.9

(12.8 - 34.9)


Sri Lanka

2006

93.9

(92.9 - 94.8)

90.6

(89.4 - 91.7)

16.2

(14.8 - 17.7)


Thailand

2006

95.7

(94.5 - 96.6)

93.1

(91.7 - 94.3)

24.0

(21.8 - 26.3)


WESTERN PACIFIC REGION (WPR)


Cambodia

2005

99.1

(97.1 - 99.7)

99.1

(97.1 - 99.7)

14.4

(10.9 - 18.8)


South Korea

2006

93.3

(89.0 - 96.0)

76.6

(72.6 - 80.2)

18.9

(14.6 - 24.2)


Viet Nam

2007

NA

92.0

(91.5 - 92.5)

27.2

(26.4 - 28.0)


NA Data not available

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