Examining a Text Message Intervention for Smoking Cessation
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01166464|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 21, 2010
Last Update Posted : February 3, 2014
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Tobacco Use Disorder Nicotine Dependence||Behavioral: text messaging for smoking cessation Behavioral: Generic text messages||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||84 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Examining a Text Message Intervention for Smoking Cessation|
|Study Start Date :||July 2009|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||April 2012|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||October 2012|
Experimental: Text Messaging
A text message-based intervention for smoking cessation
Behavioral: text messaging for smoking cessation
A 7-week program of daily text messages
Placebo Comparator: Control
Individuals in this group will receive generic (non-smoking related) text messages on the same schedule as the intervention arm. This provides a control for staff/program contact time and participant burden.
Behavioral: Generic text messages
non-smoking related text messages will be given on the same daily schedule as matches the active intervention to establish a control for contact time.
- Smoking abstinence [ Time Frame: Six months post-treatment ]7-day point prevalence abstinence will be measured at 6 months post-treatment.
- Usability and Acceptability of the intervention [ Time Frame: 7 weeks (end of treatment) ]Usability and acceptability of the intervention will be assessed at the end of treatment (week 7).
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01166464
|United States, Rhode Island|
|The Miriam Hospital|
|Providence, Rhode Island, United States, 02903|
|Principal Investigator:||Beth C Bock, PhD||The Miriam Hospital, Brown Medical School|