Table 3

Proportion making a quit attempt between the follow-up periods

Quit attemptProactive telephone counsellingControlsAdjusted p Value
Baseline to 4 months66432348.670430242.90.01*
4–7 months57421337.162221634.70.3
7–13 months56223241.359522337.50.1
Baseline to 13 months56638467.861039063.90.09
  • *p<0.05.

  • Adjusted for baseline marital status and cigarettes smoked per day.

  • Includes those who completed all assessments (ie, baseline, 4-month, 7-month and 13-month interviews).