Table 2: Percentage of physicians who refer their tobacco-using patients to cessation servicesa—DocStyles Survey, 2008.

Refers to cessation servicesa
𝑁 %95% CI

Age (y)d
 Non-Hispanic white48541.1(38.4–44.0)
 Non-Hispanic black20b41.7(28.7–55.9)
 Non-Hispanic asian11345.6(39.5–51.8)
 Non-Hispanic other37b50.7(39.4–61.9)


aCessation services consist of telephone quitline, a smoking cessation class, or one-on-one counseling. Always, usually or sometimes refers to cessation services.
bInterpretation may be limited as sample size is <50.
cSignificant at 𝑃 < . 0 5 .
dSignificant at 𝑃 < . 0 0 1 , within group comparisons of physicians who always, usually, or sometimes referred tobacco users to cessation services compared to those who never/rarely referred.