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Table 3 Cost per participant and cost per quit across sites, in descending order by number of treatment participants

From: Mixed-methods economic evaluation of the implementation of tobacco treatment programs in National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers

Site Patients, current smokers (n) Treatment participants (n) Patient engagement (%) Cost per participant ($) Quits (n)a Quit rate (%) Cost per quit ($)
1 2847 935 32.8 70 197 21.1 330
2 2342 557 23.8 224 57 10.2 2184
3 1591 404 25.4 164 43 10.6 1541
4 702 360 51.3 218 24 6.7 3263
5 2499 247 9.9 344 40 16.2 2123
6 570 198 34.7 537 38 19.2 2796
7b 1694 120 7.1 466
8 239 96 40.2 478 19 19.8 2413
9 1268 90 7.1 1254 31 34.4 3642
10 460 86 18.7 450 14 16.3 2766
11 512 75 14.6 909 17 22.7 4012
12 293 74 25.3 812 23 31.1 2611
13b 1489 67 4.5 459
14b 178 65 36.5 780
15 203 46 22.7 2093 10 21.7 9628
Median 702 96 23.8 466 28 19.2 2688
Minimum 178 46 4.5 70 10 6.7 330
Maximum 2847 935 51.3 2093 197 34.4 9628
  1. aThe number of participants and number of quits were based on the most recent reporting period. The quit rates were calculated based on 7-day point-prevalence among participants who responded to 6 months follow-up. Quits (n) were observed during the same period but represent the patients enrolled in the previous 6 months
  2. bNumber of quits was not reported for these sites