Table 2

Systems to support smoking cessation interventions

Systems Recommendations

Rural (N = 116)

% yes (n/N)

Urban (N = 141)

% yes (n/N)

p


Tobacco documentation systema

58% (65/112)

33% (46/139)

< .01

Cessation resources in hospitala

Pamphlets/self-help materials

72% (81/112)

46% (63/138)

< .01

Posters

56% (61/109)

36% (50/138)

< .01

Quit line contact information

38% (42/110)

21% (28/136)

< .01

Community-based information

31% (34/111)

24% (32/136)

.21

Received cessation trainingb

16% (18/115)

7% (10/140)

.03

Policy to identify tobacco usea

60% (68/114)

44% (61/139)

< .01

Policy to provide counsellinga

33% (36/108)

39% (52/133)

.35

Policy to document counsellinga

29% (31/107)

14% (19/132)

< .01


Note: The p value was set at α = .01 using a Bonferroni adjustment for multiple comparisons.

a Answer options yes, no, and unsure.

b Answer options yes and no.

Smith et al. BMC Nursing 2012 11:6   doi:10.1186/1472-6955-11-6

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