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Table 2 Systems to support smoking cessation interventions

From: Tobacco cessation Clinical Practice Guideline use by rural and urban hospital nurses: a pre-implementation needs assessment

Systems Recommendations Rural (N = 116)
% yes (n/N)
Urban (N = 141)
% yes (n/N)
p
Tobacco documentation systema 58% (65/112) 33% (46/139) < .01
Cessation resources in hospitala    
Pamphlets/self-help materials 72% (81/112) 46% (63/138) < .01
Posters 56% (61/109) 36% (50/138) < .01
Quit line contact information 38% (42/110) 21% (28/136) < .01
Community-based information 31% (34/111) 24% (32/136) .21
Received cessation trainingb 16% (18/115) 7% (10/140) .03
Policy to identify tobacco usea 60% (68/114) 44% (61/139) < .01
Policy to provide counsellinga 33% (36/108) 39% (52/133) .35
Policy to document counsellinga 29% (31/107) 14% (19/132) < .01
  1. Note: The p value was set at α = .01 using a Bonferroni adjustment for multiple comparisons.
  2. a Answer options yes, no, and unsure.
  3. b Answer options yes and no.