Table 6.13Meta-analysis (2000): Effectiveness of and estimated abstinence rates for various types of formats (n = 58 studies)a

Format NumberNumber of armsEstimated odds ratio (95% C.I.)Estimated abstinence rate (95% C.I.)
No format201.010.8
Self-help931.2 (1.02–1.3)12.3 (10.9–13.6)
Proactive telephone counseling261.2 (1.1–1.4)13.1 (11.4–14.8)
Group counseling521.3 (1.1–1.6)13.9 (11.6–16.1)
Individual counseling671.7 (1.4–2.0)16.8 (14.7–19.1)

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From: 6, Evidence and Recommendations

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