Table 2.

Comfort Subscale*

ItemMean Pretest ScoreMean Posttest ScoreP Value
Counseling patients5.325.95P = .007
Public Health Service guidelines3.24.35P = .012
Smoking cessation drugs5.735.64P = .605
Following patients who quit5.145.55P = .119
  • * Comfort was assessed using a 7-point Likert scale with 1 representing ′very uncomfortable′ and 7 representing ′very comfortable.′