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Table 3 Confidence of health workers to deliver elements of COM-B to patients during tobacco cessation counselling by country and sex of health worker

From: Using behaviour change theory to train health workers on tobacco cessation support for tuberculosis patients: a mixed-methods study in Bangladesh, Nepal and Pakistan

  Mean Responses by Health Worker Sex
(Response Scale: 1 = Not Confident, 3 = Moderately Confident, 5 = Highly Confident)
Overall
Bangladesh Nepal Pakistan
Women Men Women Men Women Men
Describing behavioural support programme 3.5 3.9 3.8 3.7 3.2 3.4 3.6
Building rapport (men) 4.0 4.5 4.0 5.0 2.8 4.2 4.1
Building rapport (women) 4.5 3.5 4.4 4.7 4.8 3.4 4.2
Describing behavioural support effectiveness 4.0 3.6 3.5 3.7 3.8 4.2 3.8
Facilitating/ advising on social support 4.0 4.3 4.1 4.3 4.0 3.4 4.0
Describe stop smoking medication use 3.5 3.9 3.5 3.7 4.8 3.4 3.8
Assist in setting quit date 4.0 3.3 3.2 2.3 3.6 3.4 3.3
Enhancing motivation/ self-efficacy 3.0 4.4 3.9 3.3 4.2 4.0 3.8
Emphasising sudden cessation 3.5 3.1 2.8 4.0 3.8 3.2 3.4
Check sudden cessation understanding 3.5 3.5 3.2 2.0 3.8 3.2 3.2
Assist in developing coping strategies 3.5 3.6 3.4 3.0 3.8 4.0 3.5
Assess stop smoking medication experience 3.0 3.9 3.3 4.3 3.4 4.4 3.7
Reducing/dealing with lapses 3.5 4.0 3.9 3.7 4.4 3.0 3.7
Assess readiness/ ability to quit 4.5 3.5 3.4 3.0 4.4 3.4 3.7