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Table 3 Smoking cessation practices of PCPs

From: Waterpipe smoking cessation: knowledge, barriers, and practices of primary care physicians- a questionnaire-based cross-sectional study

QuestionOftenSometimesSeldom/Never
Nā€‰=ā€‰105 (%)
How often do you ask if your patient smokes?99 (94.3)3 (2.9)3 (2.9)
How often do you ask your patients about type of smoking?88 (83.8)14 (13.3)3 (2.9)
How often do you counsel your patients about cigarette smoking cessation?79 (75.2)20 (19.0)6 (5.7)
How often do you arrange follow up visits to discuss cigarette smoking cessation?17 (16.3)42 (40.4)45 (43.3)
How often do you warn your patients about waterpipe health dangers?78 (75.0)15 (14.4)11 (10.6)
How often do you counsel patients about waterpipe smoking cessation?65 (63.1)22 (21.4)16 (15.5)
How often do you arrange follow up visits to discuss waterpipe smoking cessation?17 (16.5)26 (25.2)60 (58.3)