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Table 2 Constructs and measures

From: Culturally specific versus standard group cognitive behavioral therapy for smoking cessation among African Americans: an RCT protocol

Assessment points
Measure Baseline Intra-treatment End-of-counseling 3-month follow-up 6-month follow-up 12-month follow-up
Attendance
Demographics      
Smoking history      
Nicotine dependence      
Height      
Weight
Perceived stress      
Depressive symptoms      
Acculturation      
Ethnic Identity      
Expectancies for culturally specific Interventions      
Decision making      
Perceived ethnic discrimination      
Nicotine withdrawal      
Smoking urges      
TNP use      
Intervention ratings       
Time-line follow-back (smoking pattern)   
Therapist satisfaction       
Carbon monoxide
Cotinine*   
  1. Note: *At baseline, saliva for cotinine is collected from all participants. Cotinine samples are not collected at the EOC because participants are still using nicotine replacement. At follow-ups, saliva for cotinine is collected from self-reported abstainers only.