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Table 1 AAR implementation by chiropractor

From: Systems change to improve tobacco use identification and referral in the chiropractic setting: a pilot study

Chiropractor Month No. of NECs % Asked No. of users % Advised % Referred
1 Baseline 33 100.0 0 NA NA
1 7 100.0 0 NA NA
2 4 100.0 0 NA NA
3 8 100.0 1 0.0 0.0
4 7 100.0 2 50.0 50.0
5 5 100.0 0 NA NA
6 11 100.0 0 NA NA
2 Baseline 24 0.0 NA NA NA
1 12 83.3 7 100.0 71.4
2 18 94.4 6 83.3 33.3
3 18 100.0 2 100.0 100.0
4 21 81.0 4 50.0 25.0
5 21 95.2 4 75.0 75.0
6 6 100. 1 0.0 0.0
3 Baseline 40 100.0 18 0.0 0.0
1 33 100.0 5 0.0 0.0
2 21 100.0 4 25.0 0.0
3 20 100.0 2 50.0 0.0
4 30 100.0 6 83.3 0.0
5 40 100.0 6 16.7 0.0
6 26 100.0 3 0.0 0.0
4 Baseline 39 100.0 17 0.0 0.0
1 40 100.0 7 28.6 28.6
2 25 100.0 2 50.0 50.0
3 40 100.0 5 40.0 0.0
4 39 100.0 2 0.0 0.0
5 38 100.0 7 85.7 71.4
6 38 100.0 8 37.5 25.0
5 Baseline 40 35.0 6 0.0 0.0
1 29 37.9 8 75.0 0.0
2 27 40.7 2 100.0 50.0
3 10 100.0 0 NA NA
4 12 100.0 0 NA NA
5 9 100.0 3 0.0 0.0
6 3 100.0 0 NA NA
6 Baseline 35 100.0 6 0.0 0.0
1 7 100.0 0 NA NA
2 15 100.0 0 NA NA
3 14 100.0 4 0.0 0.0
4 16 100.0 1 0.0 0.0
5 16 100.0 1 0.0 0.0
6 22 100.0 1 0.0 0.0
All Baseline 211 76.3 47 0.0 0.0
1 128 84.4 27 55.6 25.9
2 110 84.5 14 64.3 28.6
3 110 100.0 14 35.7 14.3
4 125 96.8 15 53.3 13.3
5 129 99.2 21 47.6 38.1
6 106 100.0 13 23.1 15.4
  1. NA Not available
  2. The performance in Ask, Advise, Refer (AAR) for each chiropractor individually and all chiropractors combined. For each month (including baseline), the following was recorded: the number of new episodes of care (No. of NECs), the percentage of NEC patients asked if they use tobacco (% Asked), the number of NEC patients identified as tobacco users (No. of users), the percentage of NEC patients identified as tobacco users advised (% Advised), and the percentage of NEC patients identified as tobacco users referred (% Referred)