Provider and Peer Delivered Youth Smoking Intervention

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 14, 2007
Last Update Posted : February 14, 2007
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University of Massachusetts, Worcester

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study was to determine whether a pediatric practice-based smoking prevention and cessation intervention increases abstinence rates among adolescents.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Tobacco Dependence Behavioral: Pediatric Practice-Based Smoking Intervention Phase 2

Detailed Description:
The majority of adolescent smokers are interested in quitting and have attempted to stop with limited success. A recent review of cessation trials for adolescents has concluded that there are no proven programs to help teens stop smoking, but suggested interventions based on cognitive behavioral therapy and sensitive to stages of change appear promising. The American Academy of Pediatrics suggests that pediatricians are well-positioned to intervene with adolescent smokers, as well as with nonsmokers to prevent initiation. A comprehensive, practice-based smoking prevention and cessation intervention for adolescents delivered by pediatric providers and peer counselors in the context of routine care has the potential for assisting nonsmoking adolescents in remaining smoke-free and smoking adolescents to quit.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 2711 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Provider and Peer Delivered Youth Smoking Intervention
Study Start Date : February 1999
Study Completion Date : January 2004

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MedlinePlus related topics: Smoking

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Abstinence from smoking in the past 30 days at 6 months and 1 year

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Ages Eligible for Study:   13 Years to 17 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Aged 13 to 17, regardless of smoking status
  • Scheduled for routine or acute care office visit
  • Parental consent and youth assent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Unable to complete study requirements

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00435344

United States, Massachusetts
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, 01655
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Massachusetts, Worcester
Principal Investigator: Lori Pbert, Ph.D. University of Massachusetts, Worcester

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00435344     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1R01CA080254-01A1 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Posted: February 14, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 14, 2007
Last Verified: February 2007

Keywords provided by University of Massachusetts, Worcester:
Pediatric practice
Smoking cessation
Smoking prevention

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Tobacco Use Disorder
Substance-Related Disorders
Chemically-Induced Disorders
Mental Disorders