Control for Smoking Cessation

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Carrot Inc., Redwood City, CASmoking CessationPivot - Other
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will compare the Pivot smoking cessation program to a commercial app smoking cessation program plus optional nicotine replacement therapy to see if the Pivot program is more effective.

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 16 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 6 months, one year

3 months
Adverse events
Biochemically confirmed abstinence
Change in confidence levels towards quitting smoking
Change in expected difficulty in staying quit
Desire to quit (yes/no)
Engagement with program
Participant changes in self-efficacy
Participant changes in self-reported health and wellbeing
Proportion with >=50% CPD reduction
Self-reported abstinence
Self-reported abstinence from all tobacco products
Self-reported continuous abstinence
Self-reported nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) use
Total app opens at 12 weeks
Use of other smoking cessation tools (apps, counseling, medications, etc.)
User satisfaction
6 months, one year
Biochemically confirmed continuous abstinence

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

1 of 2
1 of 2

Active Control

180 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Control · No Placebo Group · N/A

ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Control · Intervention Types: Other
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Pivot · Intervention Types: Other

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 6 months, one year

Who is running the clinical trial?

Jennifer Marler, MDLead Sponsor
4 Previous Clinical Trials
638 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 9 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You do not plan to quit smoking within the next 30 days.
You have smoked at least 5 cigarettes per day for the past 12 months.
You know how to use smartphone apps and are comfortable downloading and using them.

Who else is applying?

What state do they live in?
How old are they?
18 - 65100.0%
What site did they apply to?
Carrot Inc.100.0%
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Met criteria50.0%
Did not meet criteria50.0%

How responsive is this trial?

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Frequently Asked Questions

How many participants are currently enrolled in this experiment?

"Affirmative. The trial is open to new participants according to the information found on, which was last updated on June 29th 2021 since it's initial posting of June 3rd 2021. 180 individuals are needed from one medical centre for this experiment." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Are there available slots in this research trial for participants?

"According to, enrollment for this medical trial is ongoing; the original post date was June 3rd 2021 with a recent update on June 29th of that same year." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer
Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.