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Protocol - Motivation to Quit - Single Item

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Description

This protocol is a single item measuring motivation to quit smoking among those who want to quit smoking.

Specific Instructions

Current smoking status must be ascertained before implementing this protocol. Proceed only if subject is a current smoker.

Protocol

How motivated are you to quit smoking on a scale where 1 = "not at all motivated" and 10 = "extremely motivated."

Protocol Name from Source

Availability

Available

Personnel and Training Required

None

Equipment Needs

None

Requirements
Requirement CategoryRequired
Major equipment No
Specialized training No
Specialized requirements for biospecimen collection No
Average time of greater than 15 minutes in an unaffected individual No
Mode of Administration

Self-administered questionnaire

Life Stage

Adolescent, Adult

Participants

14 years old to adult.

Selection Rationale

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.

Language

English

Standards
StandardNameIDSource
Common Data Elements (CDE) Tobacco Use Cessation Motivation Assessment Scale 4719158 CDE Browser
Derived Variables

None

Process and Review

Not applicable.

Source

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.

General References

Turner, L. R., & Mermelstein, R. (2004). Motivation and reasons to quit: Predictive validity among adolescent smokers. American Journal of Health Behavior, 28, 385-396.

Protocol ID

710501

Variables
Export Variables
Variable Name Variable IDVariable DescriptiondbGaP Mapping
PX710501_Motivation_Quit_Smoking
PX710501010000 How motivated are you to quit smoking on a more
scale where 1 = "not at all motivated" and 10 = "extremely motivated." show less
N/A
Tobacco Regulatory Research
Measure Name

Motivation to Quit

Release Date

February 20, 2015

Definition

This item provides either single or multiple item protocols as quantitative measures of a smoker's motivation to quit.

Purpose

These items assess the respondent's motivation to quit smoking.

Keywords

Smoking quit attempts, quitting smoking, motivation to quit smoking, motivation, smoking cessation