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Table 2 Provider adherence to tobacco use treatment guidelines based on patient exit interviews at baseline and follow-up

From: The effect of linking community health centers to a state-level smoker's quitline on rates of cessation assistance

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
  1. 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.