Table 1

Odds ratios for the association between Townsend quintile and receiving smoking cessation interventions (UK, 2008–10)
Townsend Quintile n Advice Prescription
% received OR* (95% CI) P-value for trend % received OR** (95% CI) P-value for trend
1 (Least deprived) 78,338 50.3 1.00 - 14.7 1.00 -
2 81,865 51.6 1.05 (1.01-1.08) < 0.001 15.5 1.05 (1.00-1.10) 0.001
3 95,451 52.6 1.10 (1.05-1.15) 16.7 1.13 (1.05-1.21)
4 101,648 54.4 1.19 (1.12-1.26) 17.6 1.18 (1.10-1.27)
5 (Most deprived) 87,138 56.4 1.28 (1.19-1.37) 17.5 1.16 (1.05-1.28)
Missing 16,498 50.9 1.08 (0.98-1.18) 0.132 16.7 1.12 (0.97-1.30) 0.111

*adjusted for age, gender and chronic condition **adjusted for age, gender, chronic condition and advice given.

OR = odds ratio; 95% CI = 95% confidence interval.

Douglas and Szatkowski

Douglas and Szatkowski BMC Public Health 2013 13:546   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-546

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