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This study uses a proactive outreach strategy, coupled with free nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) to increase the population impact of tobacco cessation treatment for diverse, low income smokers. Population impact is the product of treatment utilization (i.e., reach or exposure) and treatment efficacy (i.e., smoking abstinence rates among those who utilize treatment).
Participants will be randomized to receive either Usual (Reactive) Care or Proactive Outreach, Telephone Counseling and free nicotine replacement therapy (NRT).
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Tobacco Use Cessation
proactive outreach (PRO), Free telephone counseling (TC), Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), Usual care (UC)
Steven Fu, M.D.
Not yet recruiting
Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:05:44-0400
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