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Table 2 Recorded provision of nicotine dependence treatment prior to, during and following the observation period

From: Observation of the extent of smoking in a mental health inpatient facility with a smoke-free policy

Audit period (patients discharged) Smokers Quit advice Used any NRT
  N % N % N %
1 month prior to observation period (N = 143) 65 45 19 29 37 57
Observation period (N = 165) 76 46 21 28 40 53
1 month after observation period (N = 148) 68 46 13 19 38 56