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Table 4 Comparison of quitting all types of tobacco versus not quitting

From: Quit tobacco clinics in Bahrain: smoking cessation rates and patient satisfaction

  Quit tobacco N Mean SD Mean difference 95% CI P value
Lower Upper
Nicotine gum duration (days) Yes 34 44.2 67.8 17.6 −26.40 61.72 0.423
No 11 26.6 43.4   −18.26 53.58  
Nicotine patch duration (days) Yes 29 30.4 27.7 4.3 −17.52 26.28 0.688
No 13 26.0 41.5   −22.24 30.99  
Champix treatment duration (days) Yes 110 97.2 13.3 2.5 −2.14 7.25 0.284
No 84 94.6 19.8   −2.40 7.51  
Traditional herbal medicine duration (days) Yes 110 99.0 0.0 2.3 −0.50 5.21 0.105
No 84 96.6 15.2   −0.94 5.65  
Clinic visit frequency Yes 81 3.3 2.2 1 0.35 1.82 0.004
No 56 2.2 2.1   0.35 1.82  
Counseling/advice sessions Yes 104 3.3 2.1 1.4 0.89 1.98 <0.001
No 79 1.9 1.5   0.91 1.96  
Maximum abstinence from tobacco (months) Yes 105 18.2 30.4 9.3 −1.6 20.28 0.095
No 37 8.8 24.4   −0.63 19.26  
Quitting duration (months) Yes 77 21.5 25.6 −17.1 −33.36 −0.93 0.038
No 18 38.4 48.6   −1257.41 228.63  
Number of quit attempts Yes 106 6.2 13.8 2.9 −0.11 6.09 0.059
No 78 3.2 2.2   0.29 5.68