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Behavioral Intervention

Text Messaging Program for Smoking Cessation

Waitlist Available
Research Sponsored by University of Virginia
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
Age 18 and over
Be older than 18 years old
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up 6 months
Awards & highlights

Study Summary

This trialwill test if a text messaging program to help people quit smoking is effective in different parts of Virginia. Participants will be asked to use the program and complete assessments.

Who is the study for?
This trial is for adult smokers in Virginia who have smoked at least 100 cigarettes in their lifetime and currently smoke. They must own a cell phone, be able to read and speak English, and not be pregnant or planning pregnancy within six months. Those already attempting to quit smoking or living in an area with enough participants are excluded.Check my eligibility
What is being tested?
The study tests SmokefreeTXT, a text messaging program designed to help people stop smoking. Participants will use the research version of this service while researchers track their progress across several regions of Virginia through assessments over a six-month period.See study design
What are the potential side effects?
Since SmokefreeTXT is a non-medical intervention involving text messages for smoking cessation support, there are no direct medical side effects associated with its use.

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

You may be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below
I am 18 years old or older.


Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~6 months
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and 6 months for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Secondary outcome measures
Self-reported continuous abstinence

Trial Design

1Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Group I: SmokfreeTXTExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
Research version of the publicly available SmokefreeTXT program
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Completed Phase 4

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Who is running the clinical trial?

University of VirginiaLead Sponsor
753 Previous Clinical Trials
1,244,982 Total Patients Enrolled

Media Library

SmokefreeTXT (Behavioral Intervention) Clinical Trial Eligibility Overview. Trial Name: NCT05055778 — N/A
Smoking Cessation Research Study Groups: SmokfreeTXT
Smoking Cessation Clinical Trial 2023: SmokefreeTXT Highlights & Side Effects. Trial Name: NCT05055778 — N/A
SmokefreeTXT (Behavioral Intervention) 2023 Treatment Timeline for Medical Study. Trial Name: NCT05055778 — N/A

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

How many participants are being observed for the purpose of this experiment?

"Affirmative. Data available on clinicaltrials.gov reveals that this medical trial, which was initially posted on November 3rd 2021, is actively looking for new candidates. The study requires 60 people to be recruited from 1 centre."

Answered by AI

Is there still the opportunity for individuals to become participants in this research trial?

"This medical trial is actively recruiting participants, as evidenced by the clinicaltrials.gov registry. The initial posting of this study dates back to November 3rd 2021 and it was recently revised on October 20th 2022."

Answered by AI
~14 spots leftby Apr 2025