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TeleQuit Smoking Cessation Program

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00123682
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 25, 2005
Results First Posted : February 26, 2015
Last Update Posted : March 17, 2015
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
University of California, San Diego
California Smokers' Helpline
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
VA Office of Research and Development ( US Department of Veterans Affairs )

Brief Summary:
TeleQuit is a group randomized trial testing whether a telephone care coordination program increases the rate of smoking cessation treatment for VA patients at study sites. We are testing whether proactive care coordination (counselor initiates the call to the patient) is more effective than reactive coordination (coordinator waits for the patient to call); and whether multi-session counseling is more effective than brief primary care-based counseling plus self-help materials. We randomly assigned study sites to either quitline counseling or brief counseling only. All patients receive brief smoking cessation counseling from their primary care physician, smoking cessation medications (once they are in contact with the VA care coordinator), and a follow-up call at 6 months. Care coordination will be provided by VA clinical staff. Intensive counseling is provided by the California Smokers' Helpline.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Smoking Procedure: Proactive outreach to counseling Procedure: Reactive outreach to counseling Procedure: Intensive counseling Procedure: Self-help Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 3120 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Telephone Care Coordination to Improve Smoking Cessation Counseling
Study Start Date : May 2005
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : September 2009

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Arm 1 - proactive, intensive counseling
Proactive outreach to counseling; multi-session counseling from California Smokers' Helpline
Procedure: Proactive outreach to counseling
Project staff reach out to engage referred smoker into telephone counseling

Procedure: Intensive counseling
Multi-session telephone counseling, delivered by California Smokers' Helpline

Experimental: Arm 2 - reactive, intensive counseling
Reactive outreach to counseling; multi-session counseling from California Smokers' Helpline
Procedure: Reactive outreach to counseling
Project staff send a letter to referred smoker, asking them to call to engage in telephone counseling

Procedure: Intensive counseling
Multi-session telephone counseling, delivered by California Smokers' Helpline

Experimental: Arm 3 - proactive, self-help
Proactive outreach to engage smoker in treatment; mailed self-help materials
Procedure: Proactive outreach to counseling
Project staff reach out to engage referred smoker into telephone counseling

Procedure: Self-help
Project staff send out self-help materials for smoking cessation

Experimental: Arm 4 - reactive, self-help
Reactive approach to engaging smoker in treatment; mailed self-help materials
Procedure: Reactive outreach to counseling
Project staff send a letter to referred smoker, asking them to call to engage in telephone counseling

Procedure: Self-help
Project staff send out self-help materials for smoking cessation




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. 7-day Point Prevalence Abstinence From Smoking [ Time Frame: 6 month ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Use of Cessation Medications [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
  2. Self-reported Quit Attempt [ Time Frame: 6 months ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • VA patient assigned to a clinic offering the program
  • Smoker
  • Patient wants to quit smoking

Exclusion Criteria:


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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00123682


Locations
United States, California
VA Palo Alto Health Care System
Palo Alto, California, United States, 94304-1290
VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Sepulveda
Sepulveda, California, United States, 91311
United States, New York
New York, NY
New York, New York, United States, 10010
Sponsors and Collaborators
US Department of Veterans Affairs
University of California, San Diego
California Smokers' Helpline
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Scott E Sherman, MD MPH New York, NY

Publications of Results:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: US Department of Veterans Affairs
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00123682     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: IMV 04-088
First Posted: July 25, 2005    Key Record Dates
Results First Posted: February 26, 2015
Last Update Posted: March 17, 2015
Last Verified: February 2015

Keywords provided by VA Office of Research and Development ( US Department of Veterans Affairs ):
Smoking Cessation
Care Management
Substance Use Disorder QUERI
Primary Care
Regional Expansion
Telephone