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A Randomized Controlled Trial on Smoking Cessation and Adherence Intervention on Patients With Erectile Dysfunction

This study has been completed.
The University of Hong Kong
Information provided by:
Hospital Authority, Hong Kong Identifier:
First received: November 21, 2007
Last updated: June 15, 2011
Last verified: June 2011
The purpose of this proposed RCT is to test (a) the effectiveness of smoking cessation intervention (counseling and NRT) among patients with ED; and (b) the effectiveness of adherence intervention (ADIN) to increase adherence to NRT use in order to increase quit rate.

Condition Intervention
Smoking Cessation
Procedure: adherence intervention
Procedure: intervention without adherence advice
Procedure: control

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single Blind
Official Title: A Randomized Controlled Trial on Smoking Cessation and Adherence Intervention on Patients With Erectile Dysfunction

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Further study details as provided by Hospital Authority, Hong Kong:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • quit rate [ Time Frame: 6-month ]
  • adherence rate [ Time Frame: 4-weeks after the first use of NRT ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • erectile function [ Time Frame: 6-month ]
  • use of NRT [ Time Frame: 3-month ]
  • quit rate [ Time Frame: 3-month ]

Estimated Enrollment: 1210
Study Start Date: January 2004
Study Completion Date: August 2006

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male ethnic Chinese aged 18 or above
  • Smokes at least 1 cigarette per day
  • Is not following other forms of smoking cessation interventions
  • Intends to quit smoking within the next 7 days of the first contact and would use NRT
  • Free from illness that contraindicate to the use of NRT
  • Has signed an informed consent form, or has given verbal consent (for those contacted by telephone)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who are psychologically or physically unable to communicate
  • Children and teenagers (aged below 18)
  • Those on regular psychotropic medications and in the presence of any serious health problems that may make them unsuitable for using NRT, such as recent stroke, palpitation, or other life threatening conditions
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00563511

Hong Kong, China
Kwong Wah Hospital
Hong Kong, China
The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong, China
Hong Kong, China
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hospital Authority, Hong Kong
The University of Hong Kong
Principal Investigator: TH Lam, Prof Department of Community Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
  More Information

Additional Information: Identifier: NCT00563511     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: EC1966-02
Study First Received: November 21, 2007
Last Updated: June 15, 2011

Keywords provided by Hospital Authority, Hong Kong:
smoking cessation

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Erectile Dysfunction
Sexual Dysfunction, Physiological
Genital Diseases, Male
Sexual Dysfunctions, Psychological
Mental Disorders processed this record on April 28, 2017