San Francisco Stop Smoking App - Pilot Study (TCapp-1)

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified April 2014 by University of California, San Francisco
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of California, San Francisco
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01626326
First received: June 20, 2012
Last updated: April 11, 2014
Last verified: April 2014
  Purpose

This is an initial pilot study to determine whether people will use a research version of an iPhone Stop Smoking app. The investigators primary measures will consist of rates of recruitment (that is, number of people installing the app), use of the app, and completion of follow-up surveys regarding self-reported smoking status. The investigators secondary measure will be obtained quit rates and number of cigarettes smoked before and after using the app.

To enter the study, participants must download the app from iTunes at:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/san-francisco-stop-smoking/id522832206?mt=8


Condition Intervention Phase
Recruitment
Behavioral: San Francisco Stop Smoking iPhone app
Phase 1

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Evaluation of a Stop Smoking iPhone App

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by University of California, San Francisco:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Recruitment rates [ Time Frame: Three years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Rates of recruitment into study (defined as number of users who provide consent by installing the app)


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Utilization [ Time Frame: One year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Proportion of consented users who enter data into the app

  • Follow-up completion rates [ Time Frame: One year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Proportion of consented users who provide smoking data at follow-ups

  • Quit rates [ Time Frame: 1, 3, and 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Self-reported quit rates at 1, 3, and 6 months


Estimated Enrollment: 12000
Study Start Date: June 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date: June 2015
Estimated Primary Completion Date: June 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Stop smoking app
Stop smoking iPhone research app provided at no charge via the iTunes store
Behavioral: San Francisco Stop Smoking iPhone app
iPhone app designed to help people quit smoking
Other Name: San Francisco Stop Smoking iPhone app

Detailed Description:

The investigators research team has developed smoking cessation self-help tools administered as printed brochures and Internet stop smoking sites. These self-help tools have demonstrated quit rates similar to those obtained with the nicotine patch. The investigators now want to see if mobile device apps might also help people quit.

This is the investigators first pilot study with a research version of the investigators stop smoking app for the iPhone. The investigators want to get estimates of how many people will download the app per month, how many will actually use the app, and how many will provide follow-up information on whether they quit, and if not, how many cigarettes they are smoking now. The investigators will use this information to plan a randomized controlled trial to determine efficacy of the app for stopping smoking.

  Eligibility

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

Adults who use iPhone stop smoking apps

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Must download the iPhone app from iTunes at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/san-francisco-stop-smoking/id522832206?mt=8

Exclusion Criteria:

  • less than 18 years of age
  Contacts and Locations
Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the Contacts provided below. For general information, see Learn About Clinical Studies.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01626326

Contacts
Contact: Ricardo F. Muñoz, Ph.D. 650-433-3861 ricardo.munoz@ucsf.edu
Contact: Elizabeth Shaughnessy, Ph.D. 650-433-3868 eshaughnessy@paloaltou.edu

Locations
United States, California
UCSF Psychiatry at San Francisco General Hospital Recruiting
San Francisco, California, United States, 94110
Contact: Ricardo F Muñoz, Ph.D.    650-433-3861    ricardo.munoz@ucsf.edu   
Contact: Elizabeth Shaughnessy    650-433-3868    eshaughnessy@paloaltou.edu   
Principal Investigator: Ricardo F Munoz, Ph.D.         
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of California, San Francisco
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Ricardo F Muñoz, Ph.D. University of California, San Francisco
  More Information

Additional Information:
Publications:
Responsible Party: University of California, San Francisco
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01626326     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: TCapp-1
Study First Received: June 20, 2012
Last Updated: April 11, 2014
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by University of California, San Francisco:
smoking
smoking cessation
mobile app

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Smoking
Habits

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on July 29, 2014