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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.

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:

This section will be completed when reviewed by an Expert Review Panel.

Availability:

Publicly 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.

Specific Instructions:

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

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

This section will be completed when reviewed by an Expert Review Panel.

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 NameVariable IDVariable DescriptionVersiondbGaP Mapping
PX710501_Motivation_Quit_Smoking PX710501010000 How motivated are you to quit smoking on a scale where 1 = "not at all motivated" and 10 = "extremely motivated." 4 N/A
Research Domain Information
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