Smoking Cessation among Rural Blacks in Virginia--Phase I

Four-year quasi-experimental study in which community intervention through black churches is used to attempt to reduce levels of smoking in the black population of a rural Virginia county. In Phase I CSR conducted half-hour face-to-face interviews with African-American residents of Buckingham and Louisa Counties in Virginia. Computer Assisted Personal Interviewing (CAPI) technology was used in interviews with adult smokers non-smokers and recent quitters in rural households. Questionnaire covered smoking behavior attitudes about smoking and quitting and assessment of health risk factors.
Sample
1100
Principal Investigators
Tom Guterbock
Sponsor
National Institutes of Health UVA School of Medicine
Project ID
1991
Year
1992