Open Access Study protocol

The study protocol for a randomized controlled trial of a family-centred tobacco control program about environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) to reduce respiratory illness in Indigenous infants

Vanessa Johnston1*, Natalie Walker2, David P Thomas1, Marewa Glover3, Anne B Chang1, Chris Bullen2, Peter Morris1, Ngiare Brown4, Stephen Vander Hoorn2, Ron Borland5, Catherine Segan6, Adrian Trenholme7, Toni Mason8, Debra Fenton7 and Kane Ellis9

Author Affiliations

1 Menzies School of Health Research, Institute of Advanced Studies, Charles Darwin University, Building 58, Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin 0810, Australia

2 Clinical Trials Research Unit, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, 261 Morrin Road, Glen Innes, Auckland 1072, New Zealand

3 Centre for Tobacco Control Research, School of Population Health, University of Auckland, 261 Morrin Road, Glen Innes, Auckland 1072, New Zealand

4 The Poche Centre for Indigenous Health, University of Sydney, Edward Ford Building A27, Sydney 2006, Australia

5 Cancer Council Victoria, 100 Drummond Street, Melbourne 3053, Australia

6 Centre for Health Policy, Programs and Economics, University of Melbourne, 207 Bouverie St, Melbourne 3053, Australia

7 Kidz First and Women's Health Division, Counties Manukau District Health Board, Zealand Building 43, Western Campus Middlemore Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand

8 Quit Victoria, 100 Drummond Street, Melbourne 3053, Australia

9 Danila Dilba Aboriginal Health Service, 32-34 Knuckey Street, Darwin 0910, Australia

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BMC Public Health 2010, 10:114  doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-114

Published: 7 March 2010

Additional files

Additional file 1:

Case Definitions for Acute Respiratory Infection. A table providing full definitions of acute respiratory infection for this study

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