Evid Based Nurs 1:45 doi:10.1136/ebn.1.2.45
  • Treatment

The nicotine inhaler was an effective and safe aid to smoking cessation

Nicotine inhalers v placebo inhalers*

Outcome at 12 months Nicotine inhalers EER Placebo inhalers CER RBI (95% CI) ABI |EER-CER| NNT (CI)
* Abbreviations in table defined in glossary; RBI, ABI, NNT, and CI calculated from data in article.
Abstinence from smoking 29% 18% 60% (0.9 to 157) 11% 10 (5 to 483)

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