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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Teachable Moment to Opt-out of Tobacco (TeaM OUT): A Stepped Wedge Cluster Randomized Intervention
Principal Investigator:

Christopher Slatore

Location: Portland, OR
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: October 2020 - August 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $299,812
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Background: Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable disease in the U.S. Despite decades of slowly declining cigarette use, many older adults still actively smoke. Among Veterans, 22% overall and 17% of those over 50 years old actively smoked in 2015. It is notoriously difficult to quit, despite widespread knowledge among adults about the health hazards of persistent smoking and a frequent desire to quit. Given the prevalence and persistence of tobacco addiction, the U.S. Preventive...

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