Table 3

Logistic regressions analyzing impact of intervention on offer of referrals and provision of a smoking cessation prescription or education related to pharmacotherapy

Dependent variables

Odds Ratio

p-value (95%CI)


aReferral to NYS Quitline (n = 458)

Interaction (time and intervention)

2.4

.008 (1.25, 4.63)

bProvided pharmacotherapy education or prescription (n = 453)

Interaction (time and intervention)

1.8

.001 (1.26, 2.63)


aLogistic regression with offer of referral to Quitline coded as 1. Adjusted for time to smoke upon waking.

bLogistic regression medication education coded as 1. Adjusted for time to smoke, smoking frequency (everyday or some days), readiness to quit and age.

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

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