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Table 4 Reported smoking cessation aid used at the latest quit attempt

From: Population-based survey of cessation aids used by Swedish smokers

  Age (years):        
  18-29 30-44 45-54 55-64 65+ Total P1 P2
Males, N 25 76 68 106 118 395   
Snus, % 62 68 75 61 49 63 - <0.001
Nicotine gum, % 13 12 12 20 17 15 <0.001 <0.001
Nicotine patch, % 9 3 9 11 11 8 <0.001 <0.001
Counseling, % 20 17 21 18 22 20 <0.001 <0.001
Other, % 11 13 6 8 12 10 <0.001 <0.001
Females, N 7 76 74 97 121 377   
Snus, % 71 37 23 7 10 22 -  
Nicotine gum, % 15 26 43 42 36 35 0.002  
Nicotine patch, % 0 23 30 27 17 22 n.s.  
Counseling, % 0 30 43 41 39 36 0.001  
Other, % 29 24 9 23 26 22 n.s  
  1. Data are presented as percentages of the total number of subjects according to age and gender. P1 relate to comparisons of proportions of subjects (all ages) using snus versus other cessation methods. P2 relate to comparisons of proportions between males and females (all ages), n.s. denotes not statistically significant (p>0.05). Note that some respondents reported using multiple aids which implies that percentages may add up to >100%.
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