Table 4

Level of agreement with selected smoking-related statements for 240 physicians in Yerevan, Armenia, 2004

Item

No.

Percent

Agree

Unsure

Disagree


Health professionals should routinely advise patients who smoke to avoid smoking around children.

210

95.7

2.4

1.9

Health professionals should routinely advise their smoking patients to quit smoking.

212

91.0

5.2

3.8

Health professionals should regularly ask their patients about their smoking behaviors.

213

86.9

6.1

7.0

Health professionals should set a good example by not smoking.

209

83.7

8.6

7.7

Health professionals are an example for their patients and the public.

211

75.8

13.3

10.9

Health professionals should speak to lay groups about smoking.

212

75.5

13.2

11.3

Chances of a patient quitting increase when a doctor tells them to.

209

71.3

22.5

6.2

Health professionals should get specific training on cessation techniques.

212

70.2

16.6

13.2

Health professionals who smoke are less likely to advise people to stop smoking.

211

64.9

14.2

20.9


Perrin et al. BMC Public Health 2006 6:139   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-6-139

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