Protocol - Motivation to Quit - Single Item
This protocol is a single item measuring motivation to quit smoking among those who want to quit smoking.
Current smoking status must be ascertained before implementing this protocol. Proceed only if subject is a current smoker.
How motivated are you to quit smoking on a scale where 1 = "not at all motivated" and 10 = "extremely motivated."
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Personnel and Training Required
|Specialized requirements for biospecimen collection||No|
|Average time of greater than 15 minutes in an unaffected individual||No|
Mode of Administration
14 years old to adult.
This single-item assessment of motivation to quit has been shown to be related to cessation success in adults and adolescents. This item is also frequently used to screen smokers for smoking cessation trials.
|Common Data Elements (CDE)||Tobacco Use Cessation Motivation Assessment Scale||4719158||CDE Browser|
Process and Review
This section will be completed when reviewed by an Expert Review Panel.
Turner, L. R., & Mermelstein, R. M. (2004). Motivation and reasons to quit: Predictive validity among adolescent smokers. American Journal of Health Behavior, 28, 542-550.
Turner, L. R., & Mermelstein, R. (2004). Motivation and reasons to quit: Predictive validity among adolescent smokers. American Journal of Health Behavior, 28, 385-396.
|Variable Name||Variable ID||Variable Description||Version||dbGaP Mapping|
|PX710501_Motivation_Quit_Smoking||PX710501010000||How motivated are you to quit smoking on a more||N/A|
Motivation to Quit
February 20, 2015
This item provides either single or multiple item protocols as quantitative measures of a smoker's motivation to quit.
These items assess the respondent's motivation to quit smoking.
Smoking quit attempts, quitting smoking, motivation to quit smoking, motivation, smoking cessation