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Table 2 Patient’s report of VBA delivery at consultation (n = 50)

From: ‘Very brief advice’ (VBA) on smoking in family practice: a qualitative evaluation of the tobacco user’s perspective

VBA Componentn (%)
Ask44 (88.0)
Advise48 (96.0)
Act27 (54.0)
Discussed quit smoking medications30 (60.0)
Prescribed quit smoking medication3 (6.0)
Scheduled follow-up appointment12 (24.0)
Referred to quit smoking service2 (4.0)