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To Examine Smoking Behavior of Prisoners - 1

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00115674
First Posted: June 24, 2005
Last Update Posted: October 8, 2015
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Collaborators:
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Alabama at Birmingham
  Purpose
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

Condition
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)
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 100 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes 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.
Criteria

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
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00115674


Locations
United States, Virginia
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, Virginia, United States, 23298
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Alabama at Birmingham
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Karen Cropsey, Ph.D. Virginia Commonwealth University