Smoking Cessation in a Dentistry Setting

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Västmanland County Council, Sweden
Information provided by:
Uppsala University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00670514
First received: April 16, 2008
Last updated: April 30, 2008
Last verified: April 2008
  Purpose

Aim: to assess relative effectiveness of a high and a low intensity intervention for smoking cessation support in a dental clinic setting.

Method: 300 smokers were randomly assigned to support with either low (LTI) or high treatment intensity (HTI).

Main outcome measures were self-reported point-prevalence and continuous abstinence (≥183 days).


Condition Intervention
Smoking
Behavioral: Nix Individual
Behavioral: Fimpa dig fri

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind
Official Title: A Comparing Study of the Smoking Cessation Program NIX Individual and the Self-Help Program Fimpa Dig Fri

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Further study details as provided by Uppsala University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Point prevalence abstinence

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Continuous abstinence

Estimated Enrollment: 300
Study Start Date: April 2003
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: 1 Nix Individual
High Treatment Intensity
Behavioral: Nix Individual
Eight 40-minutes sessions at the local dental clinic during 4 months. Written material and counseling by a dental hygienist with special training in smoking cessation, according to a fixed program. A traditional smoking cessation program with a mixture of behavior therapy, coaching and pharmacological advises. Two questionnaires.
Placebo Comparator: 2 Fimpa dig fri
Low Treatment Intensity
Behavioral: Fimpa dig fri
One 30-minute counseling session at the local dental clinic, focusing on explaining the content of a traditional self-help program ("Fimpa dig fri"). The leaflet contains an 8-week program with instructions and tasks to perform. Two questionnaires.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult daily smokers in the county of Västmanland

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Reading difficulties
  • Not fluent in the Swedish language
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Locations
Sweden
Centre for clinical research, Central Hospital
Västerås, Sweden, 721 89
Sponsors and Collaborators
Uppsala University
Västmanland County Council, Sweden
  More Information

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00670514     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Smoking cessation project
Study First Received: April 16, 2008
Last Updated: April 30, 2008
Health Authority: Sweden: Regional Ethical Review Board

Keywords provided by Uppsala University:
RCT
tobacco
treatment intensity
dentistry
follow-up
Smoking cessation
Cost effectiveness

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Smoking
Habits

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on July 22, 2014