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Innovative Smartphone Application of a New Behavioral Method to Quit Smoking: Pilot Randomized Trial


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18 Years
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Trial Information

Innovative Smartphone Application of a New Behavioral Method to Quit Smoking: Pilot Randomized Trial


The study matches these National Cancer Institute (NCI) research funding priorities: (1)
increasing the dissemination of smoking cessation treatments and (2) new treatment
approaches to boost the effectiveness of cessation interventions.


Inclusion Criteria:



- age 18 or older

- smokes at least five cigarettes daily for at least past 12 months

- wants to quit in the next 30 days

- interested in learning skills to quit smoking

- willing to be randomly assigned to either smartphone application

- resides in US

- has at least daily access to their own personal Apple iPhone 4, 4s, or 5

- knows how to login and download a smartphone application from Apple's "App Store"
Store

- willing and able to read in English

- not participating in other smoking cessation interventions (including our other
intervention studies)

- has never used the NCI's Quit Guide smartphone application.]

- willing to complete one follow-up survey

- provide email, phone, and mailing address.

Exclusion Criteria:

- The exclusion criteria are the opposite of the inclusion criteria above.

Type of Study:

Interventional

Study Design:

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Outcome Measure:

7-day and 24-hour point prevalence quit rates

Outcome Time Frame:

2 months post randomization

Safety Issue:

No

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

7957

NCT ID:

NCT01812070

Start Date:

March 2013

Completion Date:

August 2013

Related Keywords:

  • Smoking
  • Smoking

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Location

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research CenterSeattle, Washington  98109