Jim McCord, Project Director Tobacco Control Program SD DOH 615 E. 4 th St. Pierre, SD 57501 Phone: (605) 773-3737 Fax: (605) 773-5942 Email: [email protected] SD QuitLine Offers:. Free written materials to assist tobacco users who are ready to quit
Coaching Session 4
After Quit Date
Voicemail available 24 hours/day with a return call within 24 hours
Reasons Chantix users stopped using the medication (n= 1,614)
Reasons Chantix users were not able to stay quit (n=838)
74% (n=1,614) of coaching participants used Chantix
- 2% of these participants also used NRT (n=29)
89% of Chantix users reported that it was “very easy” to get the medication
Quit rates are significantly higher for 2008 than for previous years.
In 2008, 69% of callers who requested coaching wanted to use the prescription medication, Chantix.
SD QuitLine use increased nearly three-fold in 2008.
2005 2006 2007 2008
13mo quit rate (7dpp): 29% 26% 38% N/A