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Table 2 Comparisons of smoking cessation of medication groups in follow-up

From: A comparison of the efficacy of varenicline and bupropion and an evaluation of the effect of the medications in the context of the smoking cessation programme

Period Varaenicline (n = 244) Bupropion (n = 161) Total (n = 405) p*
n % n % n %
First week 158 64.8 75 46.6 233 57.5 <0.001
First 2 weeks 143 58.6 63 39.1 206 50.9 <0.001
First 1 month 118 48.4 54 33.5 172 42.5 0.003
First 3 months 76 31.1 29 18.0 105 25.9 0.003
First 6 months 48 19.7 16 9.9 64 15.8 0.009
First 1 year 34 13.9 10 6.2 44 10.9 0.015
  1. *Chi-square test