Evid Based Nurs 7:83 doi:10.1136/ebn.7.3.83
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A nurse managed smoking cessation and relapse prevention programme did not reduce smoking rates at 12 months beyond rates achieved by usual care in women with cardiovascular disease

Nurse managed, cognitive behavioural, smoking cessation and relapse prevention programme (intervention) v usual care in women admitted to hospital with cardiovascular disease*

Outcome at 12 months Intervention Usual care RBI (95% CI) NNT
*Abbreviations defined in glossary; RBI, NNT, and CI calculated from data in article.
7 day point prevalence for non-smoking 48% 42% 14% (−14 to 51) Not significant

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