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Adult Follow-up of Preventive Study With Brief Smoking Intervention for Adolescents (TuNAMI)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 5, 2011
Last Update Posted : June 1, 2011
Medical Research Fund of the Tampere University Hospital, Finland
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Tampere University Hospital

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study was to see whether a brief intervention given in adolescence has an effect on smoking in adulthood. The investigators also wanted to clarify the significance of some known psychosocial risk factors of smoking in adulthood.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Smoking Behavioral: Brief intervention Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 2582 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Study Start Date : May 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : May 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : May 2010

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MedlinePlus related topics: Smoking

Arm Intervention/treatment
Lifestyle counseling Behavioral: Brief intervention
The adolescents were shown a series of photographs of discoloured teeth caused by smoking. Then a mirror was given to the adolescent to let him/her see if similar stains could be seen on his/her teeth. Non-smoking adolescents also received positive feedback for being non-smokers. Duration of a single brief intervention was 2-3 minutes.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. being a smoker [ Time Frame: 29 years ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. state of dental health [ Time Frame: 29 years ]
    Decayed Missing and Filled Teeth (DMFT, DMF), Decayed teeth (DT, D), Community Periodontal Index of Treatment Need (CPITN, CPIN)

  2. daily smoking [ Time Frame: 15 years ]
  3. amount of cigarettes smoked [ Time Frame: 29 years ]
  4. smoking mother [ Time Frame: 15 years ]
  5. smoking father [ Time Frame: 15 years ]
  6. smoking sister [ Time Frame: 15 years ]
  7. smoking brother [ Time Frame: 15 years ]
  8. smoking best friend [ Time Frame: 15 years ]
  9. smoking best friend [ Time Frame: 29 years ]
  10. willingness to experiment with smoking [ Time Frame: 15 years ]
  11. self-perceived health [ Time Frame: 29 years ]
  12. asthma diagnosis [ Time Frame: 29 years ]
  13. recurrent airway tract infections [ Time Frame: 29 years ]
  14. self esteem [ Time Frame: 15 years ]
    A 10-step questionnaire

  15. smoking time [ Time Frame: 29 years ]
  16. received 1-4 brief interventions at school age (Yes/No) [ Time Frame: 12-15 years ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years to 29 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Born on 1979.
  • Living in Vaasa, Pietarsaari, Kokkola or Seinäjoki at school age.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Other year of birth.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01348646

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Department of General Practice, Medical School, University of Tampere, Finland
Tampere, Pirkanmaa, Finland, 33100
Sponsors and Collaborators
Tampere University Hospital
Medical Research Fund of the Tampere University Hospital, Finland

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Responsible Party: Aila Kätkä, Tiedetoimikunta/PSHP:n tiedekeskus Identifier: NCT01348646     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: R08017
First Posted: May 5, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 1, 2011
Last Verified: May 2011
Keywords provided by Tampere University Hospital:
Brief intervention