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Table 2 Proportion of patients where cessation was raised in consultation, by audit (n = 893)

From: The impact of a GP clinical audit on the provision of smoking cessation advice

Characteristics Audit 1 Audit 2 p
GP initiated cessation discussion 80% 78% 0.566
Assessed readiness to quit 94% 97% 0.008
Asked about previous unsuccessful attempts 40% 54% 0.002
Assessed nicotine dependence‡ 38% 68% 0.001
  1. ‡ number of cigarettes per day and minutes after waking until first cigarette