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Table 3 Six-week follow-up results

From: Perioperative smoking cessation in vascular surgery: challenges with a randomized controlled trial

  GSP intervention group N = 11 Control group N = 17
Compliant with GSP program 8 (73) NR
Abstinent from tobacco 3 (27) 3 (18)
Wound complication, 30 days* 5 (45) 7 (41)
Surgical complication, 30 days* 3 (27) 0
General complication, 30 days* 0 1 (6)
Length of stay, days (range) 9 (4–17) 7 (2–30)
Amputation rate 0 0
  1. Numbers = N (%)
  2. GSP Gold Standard Program, NR not relevant
  3. *For definitions of complications see text