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Chinese Community Smoking Cessation Project

This study has been completed.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Information provided by:
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   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
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)
OverallOfficial: Candice Wong University of California at San Francisco
  More Information Identifier: NCT00139516     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 247
R01HL069363 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
Study First Received: August 29, 2005
Last Updated: March 11, 2014

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Lung Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Heart Diseases
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Ganglionic Stimulants
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Nicotinic Agonists
Cholinergic Agonists
Cholinergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action processed this record on September 25, 2017