To Examine Smoking Behavior of Prisoners - 1

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Karen Cropsey, University of Alabama at Birmingham Identifier:
First received: June 23, 2005
Last updated: February 27, 2012
Last verified: February 2012

The purpose of this study is to understand the smoking behavior of female incarcerated smokers and to determine how smokers differ from non-smokers on measures of substance abuse, personality, criminal history, and mental illness

Smoking Behavior

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Smoking Research With Incarcerated Females

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Further study details as provided by University of Alabama at Birmingham:

Enrollment: 360
Study Start Date: September 2002
Study Completion Date: March 2008
Primary Completion Date: March 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

All adult women incarcerated in a state prison in Virginia are eligible to participate.


Inclusion Criteria:

  • all smokers, non-smokers, and ex-smokers

Exclusion Criteria:

  • inability to understand English and inability to be able to provide informed consent due to mental impairment
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00115674

United States, Virginia
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, Virginia, United States, 23298
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Principal Investigator: Karen Cropsey, Ph.D. Virginia Commonwealth University
  More Information

Responsible Party: Karen Cropsey, Associate Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham Identifier: NCT00115674     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NIDA-15774-1, 5R01CA141663-03, K23-15774-1
Study First Received: June 23, 2005
Last Updated: February 27, 2012
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

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