This trial is active, not recruiting.

Condition tobacco use cessation
Treatments questionnaire, interview
Sponsor M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Collaborator National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Start date July 2013
End date July 2017
Trial size 48 participants
Trial identifier NCT01811628, 2012-1051, K01CA160670


The goal of this research study is to collect information from Latino and Hispanic smokers and recent quitters about factors that are important to them when they are trying to quit. Researchers want to better understand some of the challenges and problems that Latinos and Hispanics face when they try to quit smoking, and then use that information to design a treatment for future smokers.

United States No locations recruiting
Other Countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Observational model case-only
Time perspective prospective
Latinos and Hispanics who are smokers and recent quitters.
questionnaire Survey
Questionnaire completion taking about 10-15 minutes.
Audio-recorded interview that will last about 1 hour.

Primary Outcomes

Information Collection From Latino and Hispanic Smokers or Recent Quitters
time frame: 1 day

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants at least 18 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: 1. 18+ years of age 2. Current smoker (>10 cigarettes per day for the past 3 months) or recently quit Smoking (within the past year) but has not smoked for the past 2 months) 3. Read, understand and speak Spanish 4. Identify as being of Latino (or Hispanic) heritage, ethnicity, or ancestry. Exclusion Criteria: 1. The self-report of a diagnosis of Schizophrenia, Delusional Disorder, Schizoaffective Disorder or Bipolar Disorder in the past year. 2. The self-report of a diagnosis of a Substance Dependence Disorder other than Nicotine in the past year (i.e., Alcohol Dependence, Amphetamine Dependence, Cannabis Dependence, Cocaine Dependence, Hallucinogen Dependence, Inhalant Dependence, Opioid Dependence, Phencyclidine Dependence, Sedatives, Hypnotics, or Anxiolytic Dependence, or Polysubstance Dependence) 3. Unavailable for a 1.5 hour visit to MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Additional Information

Official title Project Impact: A Culturally-Tailored Adherence Intervention for Latino Smokers
Principal investigator Marcel A. de Dios, PHD
Description If participant decides to take part in this study, they will complete a questionnaire about themselves (such as their age, preferred language, and education level) and their smoking habits. This questionnaire should take about 10-15 minutes to complete. After participant completes this questionnaire, they will be interviewed by a researcher. During this interview participant will be asked to discuss a variety of topics related to smoking and quitting, such as their experience with attempts to quit smoking and problems they may have had. This interview will last about 1 hour. The interview will be audio-recorded. Participant's interview answers will later be transcribed (written down) without their name or any other identifying information. Study participation will be complete after the interview. This is an investigational study. Up to 48 people will be enrolled in this study. All will take part at MD Anderson.
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in November 2015.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.