Condition category
Mental and Behavioural Disorders
Date applied
27/01/2006
Date assigned
27/01/2006
Last edited
04/11/2008
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Dr Hein de Vries

ORCID ID

Contact details

Maastricht University
Department of Health Promotion and Health Education
P.O. Box 616
Maastricht
6200 MD
Netherlands
+31 (0)43 388 2406
hein.devries@gvo.unimaas.nl

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

ZonMw: project id 2200002; NTR465

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

One tailored letter on smoking cessation will lead to more quit attempts at follow-up.

Ethics approval

Received from the local medical ethics committee

Study design

Randomised, two-arm, controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Smoking cessation

Intervention

Adult smokers will receive either a tailored letter about smoking cessation (experimental group) or a thank you letter for participating (control group).

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

1. Quitting activity between baseline and follow-up
2. Abstinence between baseline and follow-up

Secondary outcome measures

No secondary outcome measures

Overall trial start date

01/01/1999

Overall trial end date

31/12/2005

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Having smoked in the last 7 days

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

1500

Participant exclusion criteria

Younger than 17 years of age

Recruitment start date

01/01/1999

Recruitment end date

31/12/2005

Locations

Countries of recruitment

Netherlands

Trial participating centre

Maastricht University
Maastricht
6200 MD
Netherlands

Sponsor information

Organisation

Sponsor not yet defined (The Netherlands)

Sponsor details

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-
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Netherlands

Sponsor type

Not defined

Website

Funders

Funder type

Research organisation

Funder name

The Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development (ZonMw) (The Netherlands)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

Results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16374236

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Hoving C, Mudde AN, de Vries H, Intention to adopt a smoking cessation expert system within a self-selected sample of Dutch general practitioners., Eur. J. Cancer Prev., 2006, 15, 1, 82-86.

Additional files

Editorial Notes