Social Media Intervention to Promote Smoking Treatment Utilization and Cessation among Alaska Native Smokers


  • Study type

  • Study IDs

  • Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:

    • Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
    • Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
    • Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
  • Site IRB
    • Rochester, Minnesota: 17-009947
    NCT ID: NCT03645941
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 17-009947

About this study

The purpose of this study is to develop and pilot test a culturally relevant, Facebook delivered intervention to promote smoking treatment uptake and cessation among Alaska Native (AN) smokers.

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Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

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Inclusion Criteria:

  • Alaska Native person (based on self-reported race/ethnicity) and resides in Alaska
  • Age 19 years or older
  • Both men and women will be included
  • Smoked at least 1 cigarette per day over the past 7 day period
  • If other tobacco use, cigarettes are the main tobacco product used
  • Considering or willing to make a quit attempt
  • Has access to Broadband (high speed) Internet on mobile phone, at home, work, or other location.
  • Has an existing Facebook account or willing to set up an account prior to study enrollment.
  • For past 3 months not enrolled in a program or using pharmacotherapy to stop smoking

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Christi Patten, Ph.D.

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Contact information:

Martha Bock



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