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Promoting Home Smoking Restrictions: Biomarker Feedback to Cohabitating Smoking and Non-Smoking Adults

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Smoking Cessation, Tobacco Use Disorder

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Trial Information

Promoting Home Smoking Restrictions: Biomarker Feedback to Cohabitating Smoking and Non-Smoking Adults

This is a two-group interventional trial targeting cohabitating smokers and non-smokers.
Participants will be randomized to the control condition or biomarker feedback group.

Inclusion Criteria:

- Must be at least 18 years of age

- Cohabitating Non-Smoker (control) and smoker (active)

- Smoker must test > 6ppm on carbon dioxide (CO) test and non-smoker < 6ppm

- General good health

- Written informed consent

- Live within Twin Cities 7 county metropolitan area (Minnesota)

- Plan to live in same home for 6 months and be willing for researchers to come to
their home

Exclusion Criteria:

- Individuals that live in a treatment facility or shelter

- Individuals endorsing current domestic violence

Type of Study:


Study Design:

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention

Outcome Measure:

Comparison of Self-Reported Home Smoking Restrictions - Active Counseling

Outcome Description:

Received self-help brochure and biomarker feedback from urine collected from non-smoking adult in home. Outcome criteria categorized into 3 areas: establishment of a complete ban (defined as no one allowed to smoke anywhere, ever), some restrictions (smoking allowed in some places or some time), and no restrictions (smoking permitted anywhere, no rules).

Outcome Time Frame:

From baseline to week 12

Safety Issue:


Principal Investigator

Janet Thomas, M.D.

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

University of Minnesota - Clinical and Translational Science Institute


United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:




Start Date:

June 2007

Completion Date:

February 2012

Related Keywords:

  • Smoking Cessation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • tobacco cessation
  • Smoking
  • Tobacco Use Disorder



University of Minnesota Minneapolis, Minnesota  55455