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Table 3 Male former smokers who used medications or switched to ST, and their distribution (%) according to the number of years since quitting.

From: Switching to smokeless tobacco as a smoking cessation method: evidence from the 2000 National Health Interview Survey

Years Since Quitting Nicotine Patch (n = 128) Nicotine Gum (n = 42) Bupropion (n = 39) Switched to ST (n = 33)
0–4 60% 47% 95% 40%
5–9 27 14 0 12
10–14 11 17 0 18
15–19 1 17 0 9
20+ 1 5 5 21
  1. n – unweighted survey count.
  2. ST – smokeless tobacco