Table 2.

Physician-Patient Cessation Interaction Description

Appointment made to discuss smoking cessation1122
Patient initiated the smoking cessation discussion3061
Using medication was patient’s idea3367
Choice of medication was patient’s2857
MD assistance:
    Discussed medication (14/19 where MD initiated discussion)3367
    Discussed using phone counseling1531
    Discussed ideas for quitting1224
MD requested follow-up appointment (5/19 MD initiated discussion)1429
Patient did or will attend follow-up appointment1224
Who dominated the encounter:
Physician was male (3 unknown)3061