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Project Impact: A Culturally-Tailored Adherence Intervention for Latino Smokers

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01811628
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 14, 2013
Last Update Posted : July 18, 2017
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Brief Summary:
The goal of this research study is to collect information from Latino and Hispanic smokers and recent quitters about factors that are important to them when they are trying to quit. Researchers want to better understand some of the challenges and problems that Latinos and Hispanics face when they try to quit smoking, and then use that information to design a treatment for future smokers.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Tobacco Use Cessation Behavioral: Questionnaire Behavioral: Interview

Detailed Description:

If participant decides to take part in this study, they will complete a questionnaire about themselves (such as their age, preferred language, and education level) and their smoking habits. This questionnaire should take about 10-15 minutes to complete.

After participant completes this questionnaire, they will be interviewed by a researcher. During this interview participant will be asked to discuss a variety of topics related to smoking and quitting, such as their experience with attempts to quit smoking and problems they may have had. This interview will last about 1 hour.

The interview will be audio-recorded. Participant's interview answers will later be transcribed (written down) without their name or any other identifying information.

Study participation will be complete after the interview.

This is an investigational study.

Up to 48 people will be enrolled in this study. All will take part at MD Anderson.

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 26 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Project Impact: A Culturally-Tailored Adherence Intervention for Latino Smokers
Actual Study Start Date : July 17, 2013
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 14, 2017
Actual Study Completion Date : July 14, 2017

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Questionnaire + Interview
Latinos and Hispanics who are smokers and recent quitters.
Behavioral: Questionnaire
Questionnaire completion taking about 10-15 minutes.
Other Name: Survey

Behavioral: Interview
Audio-recorded interview that will last about 1 hour.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Information Collection From Latino and Hispanic Smokers or Recent Quitters [ Time Frame: 1 day ]

    Primary aim of this study is to conduct in-person qualitative interviews with 48 Latino smokers or recent quitters in order to gather information regarding potential elements to include in a future intervention that will target smoking cessation treatment adherence among Latino smokers. This exploratory and qualitative study will utilize thematic analyses of interview discussions to analyze and derive elements that will ultimately be included in a treatment manual.

    Data analyzed using thematic analysis, enabling recurring themes from the data presented and discussed and opposing cases highlighted. Analyses facilitated by the use of N*Vivo - a software package package specific to qualitative research. A qualitative analyses of the content of the qualitative interviews conducted separately for current smokers and recent quitters.

Information from the National Library of Medicine

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Participants recruited through referrals from community health agencies.

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. 18+ years of age
  2. Current smoker (>10 cigarettes per day for the past 3 months) or recently quit Smoking (within the past year) but has not smoked for the past 2 months)
  3. Read, understand and speak Spanish
  4. Identify as being of Latino (or Hispanic) heritage, ethnicity, or ancestry.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. The self-report of a diagnosis of Schizophrenia, Delusional Disorder, Schizoaffective Disorder or Bipolar Disorder in the past year.
  2. The self-report of a diagnosis of a Substance Dependence Disorder other than Nicotine in the past year (i.e., Alcohol Dependence, Amphetamine Dependence, Cannabis Dependence, Cocaine Dependence, Hallucinogen Dependence, Inhalant Dependence, Opioid Dependence, Phencyclidine Dependence, Sedatives, Hypnotics, or Anxiolytic Dependence, or Polysubstance Dependence)
  3. Unavailable for a 1.5 hour visit to MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Information from the National Library of Medicine

To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01811628

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United States, Texas
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas, United States, 77030
Sponsors and Collaborators
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
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Principal Investigator: Marcel A. de Dios, PHD M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Additional Information:
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Responsible Party: M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Identifier: NCT01811628    
Other Study ID Numbers: 2012-1051
K01CA160670 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Posted: March 14, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 18, 2017
Last Verified: July 2017
Keywords provided by M.D. Anderson Cancer Center:
Cancer Prevention
Tobacco Use Cessation
Recent quitters