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

Refers to cessation servicesa
𝑁 %95% CI

Genderc
 Male47442.5(39.7–45.5)
 Female21642.9(38.7–47.3)
Age (y)d
 18–3512839.1(34.0–44.5)
 36–4529145.7(41.8–49.6)
 46–5520044.2(39.7–48.9)
 56+7135.3(29.0–42.2)
Race/ethnicityc
 Non-Hispanic white48541.1(38.4–44.0)
 Non-Hispanic black20b41.7(28.7–55.9)
Hispanic35b50.7(39.1–62.3)
 Non-Hispanic asian11345.6(39.5–51.8)
 Non-Hispanic other37b50.7(39.4–61.9)

Total69042.7(40.3–45.1)

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.