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Tobacco Pilot Study for Low Income 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: NCT03017092
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 11, 2017
Last Update Posted : December 26, 2019
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Wisconsin, Madison

Brief Summary:
Pilot study to test feasibility of delivering a motivational smoking cessation intervention to low income smokers via a computer tablet.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Tobacco Use Disorder Behavioral: Tablet-guided tobacco intervention Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
Twenty Salvation Army clients will be recruited to pilot test a motivational smoking cessation counseling intervention that is delivered via a tablet computer. Study participants will be given brief instructions on how to use the tablet. They will then complete a brief survey on the tablet. This will be followed by the researcher using the tablet to provide the motivational intervention. Finally, study participants will be interviewed to establish this perceptions of the intervention.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 20 participants
Allocation: N/A
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Other
Official Title: Tobacco Pilot Study for Low Income Smokers
Actual Study Start Date : January 18, 2017
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 27, 2017
Actual Study Completion Date : January 27, 2017

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: tablet-guided
Study participants will be administered a brief tobacco intervention by a Salvation Army staff person who is guided by a tablet computer
Behavioral: Tablet-guided tobacco intervention
This intervention, as guided by a tablet computer, is a brief (20 minute) counseling intervention designed to increase motivation to quit smoking and to increase knowledge of methods of quitting.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Ease of use of tablet-guided tobacco intervention assessed by interview and summarized across study participants [ Time Frame: Immediately after exposure to intervention ]
    At the end of the intervention, each study participant will be interviewed regarding how easy the tablet computer was to use. This qualitative information will by summarized across all study participants.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • current smoker (≥ 10 cigarettes/week for the past six months who are not currently trying to quit)
  • age ≥ 18 years
  • English speaking/writing

Exclusion Criteria:

  • not receiving services for the Salvation Army

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT03017092

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United States, Wisconsin
University of Wisconsin Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention, School of Medicine and Public Health
Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 53711
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Wisconsin, Madison
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
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Responsible Party: University of Wisconsin, Madison Identifier: NCT03017092    
Other Study ID Numbers: 2016-1442
1R35CA197573-01 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
A534252 ( Other Identifier: UW Madison )
SMPH\MEDICINE\TOBACCO RE ( Other Identifier: UW Madison )
First Posted: January 11, 2017    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 26, 2019
Last Verified: May 2017

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Tobacco Use Disorder
Substance-Related Disorders
Chemically-Induced Disorders
Mental Disorders