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Table 4 Association between stop-smoking medications and abstinence among respondents that made at least one quit attempt (n = 955)

From: The use of cessation assistance among smokers from China: Findings from the ITC China Survey

Covariates OR 95% CI P level
Sex    
Male 1.00 -  
Female 1.39 0.54 - 3.56 0.50
Age    
18-39 1.00 -  
40-54 2.06 1.14 - 3.72 0.02
55+ 3.07 1.63 - 5.78 <0.001
Income    
Low 1.00 -  
Middle 1.97 0.95 - 4.11 0.07
High 3.62 1.68 - 7.78 0.001
No answer 1.18 0.40 - 3.49 0.77
Education    
Low 1.00 -  
Middle 0.50 0.26 - 0.97 0.04
High 0.29 0.14 - 0.62 0.001
Cigarettes smoked/day    
0-10 1.00 -  
11-20 0.64 0.40 - 1.02 0.06
21-30 0.51 0.19 - 1.42 0.20
31+ 0.63 0.26 - 1.55 0.32
Prior Attempts    
None 1.00 -  
Once 0.99 0.61 - 1.62 0.98
2-5 times 0.87 0.25 - 3.12 0.84
6-10 times 1.17 0.42 - 3.23 0.76
Cessation assistance    
No assistance 1.00 -  
NRT or Zyban 0.11 0.03 - 0.46 0.002
Used traditional Chinese
medicine or acupuncture
0.61 0.15 - 2.43 0.48