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Table 2 Provision of smoking assessment or cessation care

From: Health professional's perceptions of and potential barriers to smoking cessation care: a survey study at a dental school hospital in Japan

  Overall (n = 93) Dentist (n = 54) Dental hygienist (n = 22) Medical (n = 17)
Asking smoking status 66.9 (36.2) 68.5 (36.3)* 46.4 (32.3) 88.2 (27.2) **
Advise to quit 43.9 (36.5) 43.3 (36.4) 30.9 (25.6) 62.4 (42.8)*
Assess willingness to make a quit attempt 22.5 (28.3) 23.3 (28.9) 22.2 (23.1) 20.0 (33.5)
Assist in quit attempt 17.3 (25.2) 14.6 (21.0) 19.1 (21.6) 23.5 (39.0)
  1. Data were shown as mean % (SD)
  2. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.001, significantly different from dental hygienist; one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) with Tukey-Kramer multiple comparisons test