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Adolescent Smoking Cessation in Pediatric Primary Care

14 Years
25 Years
Open (Enrolling)
Tobacco Cessation, Media Use

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Trial Information

Adolescent Smoking Cessation in Pediatric Primary Care

Inclusion Criteria:

- Adolescents presenting for regular well or sick visits at their pediatrician's

- Must live in a home or apartment with access to a telephone and mailing address.

- Must be able to speak English.

- Must be able and willing to give informed consent (if 18 years of age or older) or
assent (if 14-17 years of age).

- In addition: parents/legal guardians of minors must be able and willing to give
informed consent either in person or by phone in cases where the teen presents for
care without a parent/legal guardian.

Exclusion Criteria:

- Adolescents who fall outside of the age range specified above.

- Unable to speak English.

- Do not have access to a telephone and/or mailing address.

Type of Study:


Study Design:

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Supportive Care

Outcome Measure:

Change in self-reported smoking status since baseline.

Outcome Description:

Via phone interview, adolescents will be asked to report their current smoking status, any quit-attempts, success of those quit-attempts, abstinence from tobacco products, and use of adjunct resources in the time since their initial doctor's visit.

Outcome Time Frame:

4-6 weeks after initial doctor's visit, 6 months after initial doctors' visit, 12 months after initial doctor's visit.

Safety Issue:


Principal Investigator

Jonathan D. Klein, MD, MPH

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

American Academy of Pediatrics


United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:




Start Date:

May 2011

Completion Date:

April 2015

Related Keywords:

  • Tobacco Cessation
  • Media Use
  • Tobacco
  • Tobacco Prevention
  • Tobacco Cessation
  • 5A's Model
  • Adolescence
  • Media Use



American Academy of PediatricsElk Grove Village, Illinois  60007