Chinese Community Smoking Cessation Project

This study has been completed.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
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University of California, San Francisco Identifier:
First received: August 29, 2005
Last updated: March 11, 2014
Last verified: March 2014

The study has two objectives/aims:

Aim 1: To test the efficacy of the intervention among adult smokers with cardiovascular disease, pulmonary disease and diabetes mellitus related illnesses (later modified to Chinese adults with and without diseases); and

Aim 2: To examine a set of measures (background, general health, psychosocial, and smoking process) that are associated with smoking cessation at 6 and 12 months

Condition Intervention
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Lung Diseases
Diabetes Mellitus
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Behavioral: self-help
Drug: nicotine replacement therapy
Behavioral: smoking cessation

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Primary Purpose: Prevention

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

Study Start Date: September 2001
Study Completion Date: August 2007
Primary Completion Date: August 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • having smoked a cigarette, cigar, or tobacco pipe during the 3 months preceding the baseline interview
  • reside in the San Francisco Bay Area at baseline
  • must be fluent in either English or Chinese (Mandarin or Cantonese)
  • be 18 and over in age and
  • not currently engaging in assisted smoking cessation efforts

Exclusion criteria

  • unable to speak English or Chinese
  • too ill to participate, or not willing to participate in smoking cessation effort
  • pregnancy
  • major psychiatric illness not under control/treatment
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00139516

Sponsors and Collaborators
University of California, San Francisco
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Investigator: Candice Wong University of California at San Francisco
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00139516     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 247  R01HL069363 
Study First Received: August 29, 2005
Last Updated: March 11, 2014
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cardiovascular Diseases
Lung Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Respiratory Tract Diseases processed this record on February 11, 2016