Quit Card Intervention (QCI) for Cigarette Addiction

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Cigarette Addiction+1 MoreQuit Card Intervention (QCI) - Behavioral
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial is testing an intervention to help smokers quit in order to improve long-term abstinence and health outcomes. The intervention includes a behavioural incentive and tailored follow-up support.

Eligible Conditions
  • Cigarette Addiction
  • Nicotine Withdrawal

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 11 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 26 weeks (6 months) after study enrollment

Month 6
Smoking Abstinence
Week 104
Cessation Medication and/or E-cigarette Use
Health Services Outcomes - Deaths
Health Services Outcomes - ED visits
Health Services Outcomes - Hospital Admissions
Number of Quit Attempts
Prolonged Abstinence
Smoking Reduction
Use of Behavioural Supports
Week 104
Point Prevalence Abstinence
Week 104
Cost-Effectiveness Ratios
Health-Related Quality of Life

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Usual Care (UC)
1 of 2
Quit Card Intervention (QCI)
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

1208 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Quit Card Intervention (QCI) · No Placebo Group · N/A

Quit Card Intervention (QCI)
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Quit Card Intervention (QCI) · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Usual Care (UC)NoIntervention Group · 1 Intervention: Usual Care (UC) · Intervention Types:

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 26 weeks (6 months) after study enrollment

Who is running the clinical trial?

Ottawa Heart Institute Research CorporationLead Sponsor
179 Previous Clinical Trials
86,624 Total Patients Enrolled
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)OTHER_GOV
1,233 Previous Clinical Trials
24,675,444 Total Patients Enrolled
Kerri-Anne Mullen, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorOttawa Heart Institute Research Corporation

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 8 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You are assigned a CTAS level of 2-5 (emergent to non-urgent).
You are a resident of Ontario and eligible for Ontario Health Insurance Plan (to permit linkage with administrative data housed at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences [ICES]).
You are a current daily smoker.
You are willing and able to participate in follow-up assessments over the next 24 months.