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Table 2 Tobacco users' reports of receipt of "Advise"* on immediate exit cards versus delayed telephone surveys

From: Does delayed measurement affect patient reports of provider performance? Implications for performance measurement of medical assistance with tobacco cessation: A Dental PBRN study

   Immediate Exit Card
Telephone Survey @ 6 months later   Did the dentist or dental staff ADVISE you to quit using tobacco?
  Total N = 182 Yes N = 70 (38%) No N = 112 (62%)
Did the dentist or dental staff ADVISE you to quit using tobacco? Yes N = 93 (51%) 53 40
  No N = 89 (49%) 17 72
   Sensitivity = 75% (95% CI 63%, 85%) Specificity = 64% (95% CI 55%, 73%)
   Agreement 125/182= 68% (95% CI 61%, 75%)
  1. * Advise (tobacco user's receipt of tobacco cessation advice from providers) on immediate exit cards versus delayed telephone surveys at six months: 182 tobacco users from 60 practices, the DTC.net study, 2006