Cognitive behavioural smoking cessation programme with vigorous exercise (exercise group) v the same smoking cessation programme with health education (control group)†

OutcomesExercise groupControl groupRBI (95% CI)NNT (CI)
†Abbreviations defined in glossary; RBI, NNT, and CI calculated from data in article. ‡p=0.052
Continuous abstinence at end of treatment19%10%90% (7 to 242)11 (6 to 106)
Continuous abstinence at 3 months16%8%101% (5 to 287)13 (7 to 158)
Continuous abstinence at 12 months12%5%119 (−0.5 to 387)Not significant‡