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Table 1 Intervention and usual care contacts by type, timing, and instigator

From: Web-based smoking cessation intervention that transitions from inpatient to outpatient: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

  Type of contact Timing Instigator  
Usual Care - all patients Admission booklet page on smoking At admission Hospital admitting staff  
  Smoking Cessation local resources handout and brief counseling During hospital stay Lung Health Center staff  
  Smoking cessation information in discharge packeta At discharge Hospital assigned nurse  
Additional Components for those randomized to Intervention Website registration and orientation Prior to discharge Hospital Quit Staff  
  Tailored e-mails Weekly for 12+ weeksb Automated by web-system  
  Telephone call 7 to 14 days post-discharge Hospital Quit Staff  
  Secure messaging At will Participant or Quit Advisor (Tobacco Treatment Specialist)  
  Website use At will Participant  
  1. aA portion of which is provided optionally at the discretion of the hospital-assigned nurse.
  2. bMinimum of 12 weeks, longer if participant changes their readiness to quit status.