Intervention Study to Increase Smoking Cessation Rates Among Public Housing Residents
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01651611|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 27, 2012
Last Update Posted : August 29, 2016
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Tobacco Cessation||Behavioral: Motivational interviewing Behavioral: Smoking cessation counseling Behavioral: Navigation to smoking cessation resources Behavioral: Social support|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||330 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Health Advocates as a Vehicle to Improve Treatment for Smokers in Public Housing|
|Study Start Date :||September 2011|
|Primary Completion Date :||September 2014|
|Study Completion Date :||September 2014|
Experimental: Extensive TTA interaction
Persons interested in quitting smoking will receive multiple in-person visits from a peer Tobacco Treatment Advocate (TTA) who will provide motivational interviewing, basic smoking cessation counseling assistance, navigation to smoking cessation resources, and social support.
Behavioral: Motivational interviewing
The TTA will use motivational interviewing (MI) techniques to assess the participant's motivation and readiness to quit, suggest plans, and assist the participant in selecting a method of treatment.Behavioral: Smoking cessation counseling
The TTA will provide information to the participant regarding evidence-based treatments for smoking cessation, including counseling and nicotine replacement therapy (NRT); assist in a quit plan; and discuss issues such as obtaining social support, staying in treatment, and dealing with lapses.Behavioral: Navigation to smoking cessation resources
The TTA will assist participants in obtaining NRT and getting connected to smoking cessation counseling services, such as the Smokers' Quitline and clinic-based programs.Behavioral: Social support
Meetings with the TTA will be a source of social support for the participant as they attempt to quit or stay quit.
Active Comparator: Minimal TTA interaction
Persons interested in quitting smoking will receive a single in-person visit from a peer Tobacco Treatment Advocate (TTA) who will provide basic smoking cessation counseling assistance.
Behavioral: Smoking cessation counseling
The TTA will provide information to the participant regarding evidence-based treatments for smoking cessation, including counseling and nicotine replacement therapy (NRT); assist in a quit plan; and discuss issues such as obtaining social support, staying in treatment, and dealing with lapses.
- Point prevalence smoking abstinence [ Time Frame: 7 months ]7 and 30-day abstinence from smoking by self-report with verification by carbon monoxide breath test
- Utilization of smoking cessation resources [ Time Frame: 7 months ]Use of SQL, smoking cessation programs at health clinics or hospitals, physician counseling
- Medication use [ Time Frame: 3 months, 7 months, 12 months ]Use of nicotine replacement therapy and/or other smoking cessation medications
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01651611
|United States, Massachusetts|
|Boston University School of Public Health|
|Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02118|
|Principal Investigator:||Daniel R Brooks, DSc||Boston University|