An Internet-Based Smokeless Tobacco Cessation Program for Teens

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Oregon Research Institute
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00680615
First received: May 16, 2008
Last updated: September 3, 2012
Last verified: September 2012

May 16, 2008
September 3, 2012
May 2008
March 2012   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  • Abstinence from all tobacco [ Time Frame: 3 months and 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Abstinence from smokeless tobacco [ Time Frame: 3 months and 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Abstinence from all tobacco [ Time Frame: 6 weeks and 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Abstinence from smokeless tobacco [ Time Frame: 6 weeks and 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT00680615 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
  • Evaluate the relative effectiveness of the two programs on secondary outcomes, including reduction in smokeless tobacco use, number of quit attempts, and confidence in quitting. [ Time Frame: 3 months and 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Identify participant characteristics, including demographic characteristics, initial smokeless tobacco use and dependence, and patterns of program use that predict treatment outcomes. [ Time Frame: 3 months and 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Evaluate the relative effectiveness of the two programs on secondary outcomes, including reduction in smokeless tobacco use, number of quit attempts, and confidence in quitting. [ Time Frame: 6 weeks and 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Identify participant characteristics, including demographic characteristics, initial smokeless tobacco use and dependence, and patterns of program use that predict treatment outcomes. [ Time Frame: 6 weeks and 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
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An Internet-Based Smokeless Tobacco Cessation Program for Teens
QuitSpit: An Internet-Based Smokeless Tobacco Cessation Program for Teens

To compare the efficacy of a targeted, tailored, and highly interactive smokeless tobacco cessation website to a website with more static information that is similar to websites that can be found through a typical Internet search.

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Interventional
Phase 2
Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Smokeless Tobacco Use
  • Behavioral: Tailored, enhanced condition
    Intervention will provide a personalized, interactive tobacco cessation Web application, based on existing empirically validated smokeless tobacco cessation programs.
  • Behavioral: Usual Care
    The Usual Care condition will provide access to typical smokeless tobacco cessation information and links to commonly available Web-based smokeless tobacco cessation resources.
  • Experimental: Usual Care
    Intervention: Behavioral: Usual Care
  • Experimental: Enhanced
    Intervention: Behavioral: Tailored, enhanced condition
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
1716
March 2012
March 2012   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 14-25 years of age
  • Have access to the Internet
  • Currently using smokeless tobacco products
  • Currently contemplating quitting all tobacco products
  • Able to read and write English; and
  • Willing to share phone number, e-mail, and mailing address with the research project
Both
14 Years to 25 Years
Yes
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
 
NCT00680615
R01- CA118575
No
Oregon Research Institute
Oregon Research Institute
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Principal Investigator: Herbert H. Severson, PhD Oregon Research Institute
Principal Investigator: Brian G Danaher, PhD Oregon Research Institute
Oregon Research Institute
September 2012

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