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College Students and Smoking Cessation

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00941395
First Posted: July 17, 2009
Last Update Posted: June 22, 2017
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Collaborator:
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
  Purpose

Objectives:

This study will help to establish the feasibility of a new smoking cessation and prevention intervention including two new modules addressing alcohol use and depression. In addition, we will demonstrate the feasibility of a smoking prevention website. Both cessation and prevention programs will be tailored to the needs of culturally diverse urban (University of Houston) and rural (Texas A&M) university campuses.


Condition Intervention
Smoking Cessation Habits Smoking Behavioral: Survey Behavioral: Counseling

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Enhanced Smoking Cessation for University Students

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Further study details as provided by M.D. Anderson Cancer Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Feasibility of smoking cessation program, using comparison of pre and post knowledge scores. [ Time Frame: Baseline and 6 month post intervention ]

Enrollment: 39
Actual Study Start Date: June 30, 2009
Study Completion Date: June 8, 2017
Primary Completion Date: June 8, 2017 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Smokers
Smoking Cessation Intervention
Behavioral: Survey
Completion of 3 surveys on the internet over the 3 months between the 1-week visit and the 3-month visit. The surveys should take about 20 minutes to complete.
Other Name: Questionnaire
Behavioral: Counseling
Individual in-person study visits at 1 week, 3 months, and 6 months.
Experimental: Non-Smokers
Smoking Prevention Intervention
Behavioral: Counseling
In-person end of study visit at 6 months.
Behavioral: Survey
3 Internet-based surveys over 3 months, each taking approximately 20 minutes.
Other Name: Questionnaire

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  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 35 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. CESSATION ARM: Student at University of Houston Central Campus or Texas A&M University
  2. CESSATION ARM: Smoke 1 or more cigarettes a day
  3. CESSATION ARM: Speak and read English
  4. CESSATION ARM: Signed Informed Consent and an acknowledgement of participation requirements
  5. CESSATION ARM: 18-35 years of age
  6. CESSATION ARM: Be enrolled in at least one class at respective campus at baseline
  7. CESSATION ARM: Provide current contact information
  8. CESSATION ARM: Have access to the Internet
  9. PREVENTION ARM: Student at University of Houston Central Campus or Texas A&M University
  10. PREVENTION ARM: Speak and read English
  11. PREVENTION ARM: Signed Informed Consent and an acknowledgement of participation requirements
  12. PREVENTION ARM: 18-35 years of age
  13. PREVENTION ARM: Be enrolled in at least one class at respective campus at baseline
  14. PREVENTION ARM: Provide current contact information
  15. PREVENTION ARM: Have access to the Internet
  16. PREVENTION ARM: Evidence of smoking susceptibility (as defined by the Smoking Susceptibility Scale)
  17. CESSATION ARM: Willing to answer all survey questions on all survey instruments throughout the duration of study
  18. PREVENTION ARM: Willing to answer all survey questions on all survey instruments throughout the duration of study

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. CESSATION ARM: Evidence of major depressive disorder (as defined by PHQ-9 [Patient Health Questionnaire-9])
  2. CESSATION ARM: Evidence of severe alcohol abuse (as defined by AUDIT [Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test] measure)
  3. PREVENTION ARM: Current tobacco use
  4. PREVENTION ARM: Does not plan to continue as a student at their campus for at least one more year
  5. CESSATION ARM: Does not plan to continue as a student at their campus for at least one more year
  6. PREVENTION ARM: Evidence of major depressive disorder (as defined by PHQ-9 [Patient Health Questionnaire-9])
  7. PREVENTION ARM: Evidence of severe alcohol abuse (as defined by AUDIT measure)
  8. CESSATION ARM: Pregnancy
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00941395


Locations
United States, Texas
Texas A&M University
College Station, Texas, United States, 77843
University of Houston Central Campus
Houston, Texas, United States, 77004
Sponsors and Collaborators
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Investigators
Study Chair: Alex Prokhorov, MD, PHD M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00941395     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2009-0351
2R01CA069425-08A2 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Submitted: July 15, 2009
First Posted: July 17, 2009
Last Update Posted: June 22, 2017
Last Verified: June 2017

Keywords provided by M.D. Anderson Cancer Center:
Cancer Prevention
College students
Prevention intervention
Smoking
Tobacco
Internet-based
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Nicotine lozenges