Individual Study / Ramo et al.; Contemp Clin Trials. 2018

Using Facebook to Address Smoking and Heavy Drinking in Young Adults: Protocol for a Randomized, Controlled Trial

Using Facebook to Address Smoking and Heavy Drinking in Young Adults: Protocol for a Randomized, Controlled Trial

Initiatives -
The current trial seeks to compare the Facebook Tobacco Status Project (TSP) smoking cessation intervention to an intervention targeting both tobacco use and heavy episodic drinking (TSP + ALC) among young adults who use both substances. Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.
Start Year
2017
End Year
2019

Design

Study design
Clinical trial cohort

Marker Paper

Ramo DE, Kaur M, Corpuz ES, et al. Using Facebook to address smoking and heavy drinking in young adults: Protocol for a randomized, controlled trial. Contemp Clin Trials. 2018;68:52‐60. doi:10.1016/j.cct.2018.02.014

PUBMED 29510223

Number of participants

Number of participants
225
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Timeline

Population

The current trial seeks to compare the Facebook Tobacco Status Project (TSP) smoking cessation intervention to an intervention targeting both tobacco use and heavy episodic drinking (TSP + ALC) among young adults who use both substances.
Selection Criteria
Minimum age
18
Maximum age
25
Newborns
Twins
Countries
  • United States of America
Ethnic Origin
Health Status

Recruitment

Sources of recruitment
  • General population

Number of participants

Number of participants
225
Number of participants with biosamples
Data Collection Event
The current trial seeks to compare the Facebook Tobacco Status Project (TSP) smoking cessation intervention to an intervention targeting both tobacco use and heavy episodic drinking (TSP + ALC) among young adults who use both substances.
Start Date
2017
End Date
2019
Data sources
  • Social media
    • Facebook