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Table 4 Interaction effect of GP plan enactment and GP plan specificity on the provision of smoking cessation activities (patient-reported) a,b

From: Use of action planning to increase provision of smoking cessation care by general practitioners: role of plan specificity and enactment

  Baseline Post-intervention Time × group OR (95% CI)
Asked about smoking ntotal % asked ntotal % asked  
High PS × high PE 359 36.5% 221 57.5% 3.08 (2.04–4.64)**
Low PS × high PE 100 24.0% 93 43.0% 3.00 (1.54–5.86)*
High PS × low PE 372 21.0% 216 20.8% 1.19 (0.74–1.92)
Low PS × low PE 171 46.8% 100 37.0% 0.71 (0.40–1.26)
Control group 1,066 40.8% 703 37.1% 1
  1. GPs general practitioners, OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval, PS plan specificity, PE plan enactment.
  2. aIncludes all patients, both smokers and non-smokers (n = 3,401).
  3. bGeneralised estimating equations adjusted for clustering and patient characteristics.
  4. *p < 0.01, **p < 0.001.