Table 2

Provider adherence to tobacco use treatment guidelines based on patient exit interviews at baseline and follow-up

Tobacco

Assessment

Measures

Intervention

Group

Comparison

Group


Baseline

(n = 156)

Follow-up (n = 138)

p-value

Baseline

(n = 102)

Follow-up

(n = 64)

p-value


Ask

91%

98%

.01

94%

91%

.39

Advise

83%

91%

.07

83%

87%

.49

Assess

65%

80%

.003

71%

78%

.34

Refer to Fax-to-Quit

17%

35%

.000

44%

37%

.40

Discuss

medications

49%

65%

.003

60%

63%

.72


Note: The analyses were conducted using a two-group mean comparison t-test. The p-values reflect differences within groups between baseline and follow-up.

Shelley and Cantrell BMC Health Services Research 2010 10:25   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-10-25

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