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Table 5 Actions carried out by GPs to help a patient to give up smoking

From: Pneumocafé project: an inquiry on current COPD diagnosis and management among General Practitioners in Italy through a novel tool for professional education

Actions N %
I help him to give up smoking with a minimal advice (five “A”) 606 32.51
I address him to a specialized center for smoking cessation 479 25.70
I would address him to a specialized center for smoking cessation should there be any available 306 16.42
I only say him that he has to give up smoking 473 25.37
Total 1,864 100