This trial is evaluating whether Resident Endorsement will improve 3 primary outcomes and 8 secondary outcomes in patients with Smoking Reduction. Measurement will happen over the course of Ever observing someone smoking indoors within the past 7 days measured at baseline (in person interview), 3 months (phone interview) and 12 months (in person interview).
This trial requires 512 total participants across 6 different treatment groups
This trial involves 6 different treatments. Resident Endorsement is the primary treatment being studied. Participants will be divided into 5 treatment groups. There is no placebo group. The treatments being tested are not being studied for commercial purposes.
"Factors influencing [smoking cessation](https://www.withpower.com/clinical-trials/smoking-cessation) include knowledge and attitude toward smoking, perceived social support of smoking, religion, gender, and race/ethnicity. A lack of formal smoking cessation counseling may also lead to smoking." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Almost everybody who smokes has at least one sign of quitting and most have more than one sign, such as coughing up blood, and cough. Some signs of quitting are specific to smoking cessation such as coughing up blood or the feeling of tiredness." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Approximately 7.4 million US adults in the United States smoke tobacco. About 2.2 million of these are considered to be ready to quit. This leaves 1.2 million that are not smoking due to either a lack of will to quit or other reasons. The percentage that are not smoking but can consider quitting for personal health (as opposed to other reasons) is 0.4 percent. Approximately 6.5 million US adults will seek help to quit smoking in the past year and 3.8 thousand people will have stopped trying to quit smoking while 0.6 million will attempt to be wean themselves off smoking. Thus, around 26 million US adults will become smoke-free during this time." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Findings from a recent study confirms that smoking, cessation can be easily achieved with some support. However, it shows that significant relapse during or near the cessation interval can occur. Smoking and cessation can be maintained without additional intervention." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Most smokers have tried to quit smoking in the past but have had little or no success. Nicotine replacement therapy, such as nicotine patches or gum, may be useful for smoking cessation when provided in appropriate settings." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Effective support from friends, family and community members is a key factor enabling people to successfully stop smoking. This is particularly important after an attempt to quit. It seems that it is not enough to simply offer assistance to those who desire to give up smoking; those people who want help are usually best supported by friends or family to get the help they need to make it worthwhile for them to give up." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Smoking among mothers and other family members is a risk factor for quitting smoking by family members, and is related to the number of years the family members smoke. Smoking cessation programs should target parental counseling and the use of positive influences to increase smoking cessation rates among family members." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"The main reason for smoking, cessation was to quit for health or to reduce the severity of symptoms such as coughing, shortness of breath, chest pain, and loss of appetite. To find active smoking cessation clinical trials in your area, you can use Power to search by condition, treatment, or location." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"The current study shows that smoking is relatively easy under many circumstances. Nevertheless, our participants are willing to commit to an ambitious long-term lifestyle change. Smoking cessation may require more encouragement in certain situations than the general population. Nevertheless, smoking cessation seems to be an important lifestyle factor for the general population." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Residents, in general, were hesitant to endorse some CME events, but they did like to partake in them, especially if they were free. Overall, residents felt that education and clinical experiences facilitated their learning, but resident endorsement may influence resident practice and may need to be addressed." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Resident recommendation for medical care by the chief resident in each program is associated with increased quit rates, fewer visits, and improved adherence to smoking cessation therapy. Although we found limited evidence that faculty sponsorship enhances quitting rates, we found some evidence that faculty endorsement leads to improved quitting outcomes. Future research is needed to determine the full impact of resident recommendations, faculty and program sponsor support, and support from the hospital on cessation outcomes." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"The smoking cessation rate is high but the proportion of smokers reaching the target threshold of 10% is much lower than previous estimates. The percentage of smokers reached increased significantly to 21.5% from 2016 to 2017, suggesting improved treatment of smokers." - Anonymous Online Contributor