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To Examine Smoking Behavior of Prisoners - 1

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00115674
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 24, 2005
Last Update Posted : October 8, 2015
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
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 or disease
Smoking Behavior

Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 360 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Smoking Research With Incarcerated Females
Study Start Date : September 2002
Primary Completion Date : March 2008
Study Completion Date : March 2008

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MedlinePlus related topics: Smoking
U.S. FDA Resources

Groups and Cohorts

Outcome Measures

Eligibility Criteria

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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.

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

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