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Table 3 Service delivery models employed by English Stop Smoking Services for Pregnant women

From: Provision of smoking cessation support for pregnant women in England: results from an online survey of NHS stop smoking services for pregnant women

   Percentage n Total*
Location of smoking cessation support for pregnant women:** Women's homes 73 80 110
  Children’s centres 73 80
  Family doctor practices 72 79
  Clinics 69 76
  Health centres 63 69
  Other community venues 59 65
  Pharmacies 56 62
  Other 10 11
  Military 7 8
  Mobile units 6 7
  Prisons 5 5
  Dentists 5 5
Types of intervention provided:** Behavioural support and dual NRT 86 95 110
  Behavioural support and single NRT 77 85
  Relapse prevention 65 72
  Behavioural support only 62 68
  Financial incentive schemes 35 39
  Dual NRT only (no behavioural support) 10 11
  Single NRT only (no behavioural support) 9 10
Most frequently used NRT products:** Transdermal patches 93 79 85†
  Inhalator 87 74
  Mini-lozenges 67 57
  Gums 47 40
  Mouth spray 13 11
  Lozenges 12 10
  Microtabs 11 9
  Nasal spray 2 2
Mode of NRT supply:** Voucher to be redeemed at local pharmacy only 43 47 108†
  Combination of supply methods 28 31
  Physician prescription only 20 22
  Direct supply only 8 9
Routine use of CO monitoring during smoking cessation treatment 89 98 110
Self-help materials provided to pregnant women 64 70 110
Types of self-help materials provided to pregnant women:** Booklet/leaflet 97 68 70††
  Website 57 40
  Generic text message advice 21 15
  DVD 20 14
  Other 9 6
  Application on mobile phone/device 4 3
  Generic email advice 3 2
Agreement with statement ‘self-help materials are effective in helping women to stop smoking during pregnancy’: Not at all 3 2 72††
  A little 29 21
  Moderately 49 35
  Very much 14 10
  Extremely 6 4
Agreement with statement ‘self-help materials should be included in routine care for smoking cessation during pregnancy’: Not at all 0 0 70††
  A little 10 7
  Moderately 29 20
  Very much 39 27
  Extremely 23 16
  1. SSSP, Stop Smoking Service for Pregnant Women; CO, carbon monoxide; NRT, nicotine replacement therapy.
  2. *total relates to number of SSSPs answering any part of that question. **question type allowed for multiple responses. †these questions were only asked of the 110 SSSP who said they offered NRT to pregnant women. ††question was only asked of the subset of 72 SSSP who reported providing pregnant women with smoking cessation self-help materials.