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Smoking Cessation and Socioeconomic Status: An Update of Existing Evidence from a National Evaluation of English Stop Smoking Services

Table 2

ELONS 52-week weighted CO validated quit rates (percents and weighted 95% CI), weighted means of age and wellbeing (and weighted 95% CI) by key variables.

%% CO validated quit at 52 weeks% disadvantaged
(95% CI)(95% CI)
(weighted)(weighted)

SES
 0-1 indicators of disadvantage112336.710.3 (8.4 to 12.7)0
 2–5 indicators of disadvantage193463.36.2 (5.0 to 7.7)100
Behavioural support
 Group specialist65221.312.1 (10.5 to 13.8)57.5 (46.8 to 67.6)
 Drop in specialist88729.07.6 (5.1 to 11.0)70.3 (63.7 to 76.2)
 One to one specialist113137.010.2 (7.6 to 13.7)64.1 (55.0 to 72.2)
 GP practice/pharmacy service36612.05.1 (2.8 to 9.3)60.1 (53.7 to 66.2)
 Other or unknown21.7Not availableNot available
Time of year of quit attempt
 Other months76725.17.0 (5.2 to 9.4)61.7 (55.3 to 67.6)
 Summer: July, August97031.76.3 (4.4 to 8.9)64.3 (56.4 to 71.5)
 Back to school: September, October112836.98.7 (6.4 to 11.7)65.6 (61.1 to 69.8)
 New Year: January, February1926.313.1 (5.1 to 29.6)51.5 (29.5 to 73.0)
Age (in years)Not quit 43.3 (42.5 to 44.1) 2–5  disad. 41.2 (39.7 to 42.7)
(weighted mean)Quit 46.8 (44.4 to 49.2) 0-1  disad. 47.7 (45.5 to 49.9)
Gender
 Female171055.97.2 (6.0 to 8.5)64.0 (59.6 to 68.2)
 Male134744.18.4 (6.8 to 10.2)62.4 (56.1 to 68.3)
WHO_5 Wellbeing Not quit 52.7 (51.4 to 53.9)2–5  disad. 51.3 (47.5 to 55.2) 
(weighted mean)Quit 59.3  (56.5 to 62.1) 0-1  disad. 56.4 (52.5 to 60.3)
Medication in week 1
 Varenicline not recorded166154.36.2 (4.9 to 7.7)66.3 (60.7 to 71.5)
 Took varenicline139645.710.0 (7.2 to 13.8)58.8 (50.8 to 66.4)
Dependence
 Other168155.09.8 (7.7 to 12.4)57.9 (53.2 to 62.4)
 Highly dependent137645.04.9 (2.9 to 8.2)70.5 (65.9 to 74.7)
Support from spouse partner
 Other150749.36.2 (4.5 to 8.5)67.1 (60.7 to 72.9)
 Support from spouse/partner155050.79.2 (7.4 to 11.3)59.6 (54.3 to 64.6)
Friends and family
 Other77125.23.4 (2.6 to 4.4)75.2 (66.5 to 82.3)
 Half or fewer smoke228674.89.1 (7.5 to 10.9)59.5 (55.3 to 63.6)
Base30571007.7 (6.6 to 9.0)63.3 (58.7 to 67.6)

Significant differences in SES but not quitting by location (not shown).

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