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To Examine Smoking Behavior of Prisoners - 1

This study has been completed.
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Alabama at Birmingham Identifier:
First received: June 23, 2005
Last updated: October 6, 2015
Last verified: August 2015
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 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.

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
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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
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Principal Investigator: Karen Cropsey, Ph.D. Virginia Commonwealth University