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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Be our ally beat smoking (BOABS) study

 

Overview

The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) has funded this randomised control trial of smoking cessation strategies in two Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHS) in the Kimberley (Derby and Ord Valley). Participants will be randomly assigned to either a program following standard quit program strategies or a more intensive supported quit smoking intervention.

Locally trained Aboriginal research staff are responsible for carrying out the Be our ally beat smoking (BOABS) project. The preparation phase of this study has been completed and included:

Abstract adapted from Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services Council Inc.

Contacts

Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services Council Inc.
Corner of Anne and Dora Street
PO Box 1377
Broome WA 6725
Ph: (08) 9194 3200
Fax: (08) 9192 2500
Email: Julia.Marley@rcswa.edu.au

Related publications

Marley JV, Kitaura T, Atkinson D, Metcalf S, Maguire GP, Gray D (2014)

Clinical trials in a remote Aboriginal setting: lessons from the BOABS smoking cessation study.

BMC Public Health; 14: 579

Retrieved 10 June 2014 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-14-579

Marley JV, Atkinson D, Kitaura T, Nelson C, Gray D, Metcalf S, Maguire GP (2014)

The Be our ally beat smoking (BOABS) study, a randomised controlled trial of an intensive smoking cessation intervention in a remote Aboriginal Australian health care setting.

BMC Public Health; 14: 32

Retrieved 13 January 2014 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-14-32

Marley JV, Atkinson D, Nelson C, Kitaura T, Gray D, Metcalf S, Murray R, Maguire GP (2012)

The protocol for the Be Our Ally Beat Smoking (BOABS) study, a randomised controlled trial of an intensive smoking cessation intervention in a remote Aboriginal Australian health care setting.

BMC Public Health; 12: 232

Retrieved 23 March 2012 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-12-232

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Last updated: 17 June 2014
 
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