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Table 1 Perceptions on availability of selected interventions across countries

From: Understanding perceived availability and importance of tobacco control interventions to inform European adoption of a UK economic model: a cross-sectional study

Intervention Germany (N = 17)   Hungary (N = 16) The Netherlands (N = 28) Spain (N = 18) UK (N = 14) Total (N = 93)
Group counselling by specially trained professionals % Aa 100 % A 87.5 % A 100 % A 72.2 % A 100 % A 92.5
% DKb 12.5 % DK 0 % DK 2.2
Restrictions on smoking in workplaces and public places % A 100 % A 100 % A 100 % A 94.4 % A 92.9 % A 97.9
% DK 0 % DK 7.1 % DK 1.1
Tax increase % A 100 % A 93.8 % A 89.3 % A 72.2 % A 92.9 % A 89.3
% DK 6.3 % DK 7.1 % DK 0 % DK 7.1 % DK 4.3
Nicotine replacement therapy % A 100 % A 100 % A 96.4 % A 88.9 % A 100 % A 96.8
% DK 3.6 % DK 0 % DK 1.1
Individual counselling by specially trained professionals % A 100 % A 87.5 % A 92.9 % A 72.2 % A 100 % A 90.3
% DK 12.5 % DK 7.1 % DK 0 % DK 4.3
Brief advice on smoking cessation given during one GP consultation % A 100 % A 93.8 % A 100 % A 100 % A 85.7 % A 96.8
% DK 0 % DK 14.3 % DK 2.2
Telephone counselling % A 100 % A 68.8 % A 92.9 % A 55.6 % A 85.7 % A 81.7
% DK 31.3 % DK 7.1 % DK 5.6 % DK 14.3 % DK 10.8
Self-help manuals % A 100 % A 93.8 % A 92.9 % A 88.9 % A 71.4 %A 90.3
% DK 6.3 % DK 3.6 % DK 0 % DK 21.4 % DK 5.4
Mobile phone-based interventions % A 100 % A 43.8 % A 78.6 % A 22.2 % A 64.3 % A 63.4
% DK 43.8 % DK 17.9 % DK 11.1 % DK 21.4 % DK 18.3
Bupropion % A 58.8 % A 31.3 % A 64.3 % A 83.3 % A 92.9 % A 65.6
%DK 41.2 % DK 50.0 % DK 35.7 % DK 5.6 % DK 7.1 % DK 29.0
Varenicline % A 58.8 % A 43.8 % A 57.1 % A 83.3 % A 92.9 % A 65.6
% DK 41.2 % DK 56.3 % DK 42.9 % DK 11.1 % DK 7.1 % DK 33.3
  1. aA = % of ‘available’
  2. bDK = % of ‘don’t know’ and the remaining is % of ‘not available’