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Table 5 Associations between mental health and support used during quit attempts

From: Mental health and smoking cessation—a population survey in England

  Non-evidence-based NRT over the counter E-cigarettes Prescription and/or behavioural support
  Used by, % adjOR, 95% CI1 p Used by, % adjOR, 95% CI1 p Used by, % adjOR, 95% CI1 p Used by, % adjOR, 95% CI1 p
Ever diagnosis
 No 42.3 Ref   13.5 Ref   33.9 Ref   10.2 Ref  
 Yes 41.6 0.91, 0.74–1.10 0.33 9.8 0.66, 0.48–0.89 0.006 37.0 1.17, 0.96–1.43 0.12 11.6 1.34, 0.99–1.82 0.061
Past-year treatment
 No 42.6 Ref   12.4 Ref   34.9 Ref   10.1 Ref  
 Yes 40.0 0.90, 0.72–1.12, 0.34 10.9 0.83, 0.59–1.16 0.28 36.1 1.03, 0.83–1.29 0.77 12.8 1.42, 1.02–1.97 0.039
Past-month distress
 None 41.1 Ref   14.1 Ref   34.2 Ref   10.5 Ref  
 Moderate 42.5 1.07, 0.86–1.32 0.57 10.2 0.69, 0.50–0.97 0.030 37.6 1.06, 0.85–1.32 0.61 9.8 1.11, 0.78–1.57 0.58
 Serious 45.5 1.15, 0.85–1.56 0.36 6.1 0.35, 0.19–0.64 0.001 34.0 0.91, 0.66–1.24 0.53 14.3 2.05, 1.32–3.18 0.001
  1. Weighted % who used each type of support, logistic regressions unweighted
  2. Unweighted n = 1956
  3. Bold figures indicate that the confidence interval does not include 1
  4. 1Adjusted for age, gender, occupational grade, abrupt quit, unplanned quit and urges to smoke. Support used is hierarchically dummy-coded