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Study Details

Tobacco and Alcohol Use Among People with Low Income

(IRB#: IRB_00170612)

The study wants to learn the reason people engage in certain behaviors. The study team wants to know how certain factors such as emotions, and social and psychological factors on discrimination impact the use of tobacco and alcohol among people who are low income. Being in the study will last about 9 years requiring 2 visits from the participants home. One online virtual visit at the beginning of the study and one phone call at the end of the study. Participation also requires downloading an application on the participants cellphone and answering up to 8 short phone surveys on the smartphone per day for 7 days in a row. The surveys will ask the participant about feelings, experiences, emotions, smoking, and drinking behaviors.


  • All genders
  • Over 18 years old
  • Healthy Volunteers
  •   From Home
  • Paid

Who can participate?

 Gender: All genders

  Age: Over 18 years old

  Volunteers: Healthy Volunteers

   Location: From Home

Inclusion Criteria

  • Ages 21 years and older
  • Use tobacco and smokes at least 1 cigarette per day
  • Use alcohol and drinks 1 drink at least 2 times per week
  • Working telephone number, home address and internet access
  • Can speak, read, and write in English

Exclusion Criteria

  • Pregnant or breastfeeding

Will I be paid for my time?


For more information contact:

Sabrina Thompson


IRB#: IRB_00170612

PI: Dusti Jones


Approval Date: 2023-11-10 00:31:00

Study Categories: Cancer Studies, Mental Health and Well-being Studies

Last Updated: 6/8/23