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Table 2 Prior tobacco cessation training, interest in training by practitioner type

From: Intervention development for integration of conventional tobacco cessation interventions into routine CAM practice

  Overall Acs DCs MTs
(n = 356) (n = 63) (n = 56) (n = 237)
% % % %
Prior Cessation Training
None 64.6 8.5 66.1 78.9
In professional school 19.9 72.9 17.9 6.6
Cont. Education 11.1 35.6 16.1 3.5
Learned on own 17.3 37.3 12.5 13.2
Interest in Cessation Training
Yes 66.4 62.3 66.7 67.3
No 10.3 13.2 4.4 10.8
Unsure 23.5 24.5 28.9 22.0
  1. Acs = acupuncturists; DCs = doctors of chiropractic; MTs = massage therapists.