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Table 3 Smoking Opinions and Care (current and former smokers)

From: Tobacco use in the Myeloproliferative neoplasms: symptom burden, patient opinions, and care

  Percent responding “Yes” (N = 181)
Patients’ opinions regarding the relationship of smoking and MPN
 Smoking Increases Risk of Developing MPN 37.9%
 Chewing Tobacco Increases Risk of Developing MPN 36.0%
 Vaping Increases Risk of Developing MPN 34.5%
 Smoking Increases Risk of Developing Blood Clot 82.5%
 Vaping Increases Risk of Developing Blood Clot 56.6%
 Vaping Safer Than Smoking for MPN Patients 33.3%
Smoking Cessation Guidance
 Physician Discussed Tobacco Use with You 43.2%
Medications Attempted to Aid Cessation
 Varenicline 3.9%
 Bupropion 4.4%
 Nicotine Replacements 19.3%
  1. MPN Philadelphia-negative Myeloproliferative Neoplasms