Table 1

Quit rates and change among continuing smokers at follow up

Baseline3 weeks6 months12 months
Number of callers920920676494
Point prevalence (quit at time of index call/follow up)3%19%24%29%
Period prevalence (quit for ≥6 months)nana8%14%
Period prevalence (quit for 12 months)nanana6%
Number of continuing smokers888743517351
Mean daily cigarettes (sd)22 (13)15 (11)18 (11)18 (11)
Positive change in smoking patternna32%6%9%
Tried to quit since index callna37%74%81%