Smoking Cessation by General Practitioners (SmoCess-GP)

Author of Tool: 

Julia Jung, Melanie Neumann, Nicole Ernstmann, Holger Pfaff, Jürgen Wolf, Andrea Staratschek-Jox, Markus Wirtz

Key references: 

Jung, J., Neumann, M., Wirtz, M.; Ernstmann, N., Staratschek-Jox, A., Wolf, J., Pfaff, H.: Validation of the "SmoCess-GP" instrument – a short patient questionnaire for assessing the smoking cessation activities of general practitioners: A cross-sectional study. BMC Family Practice 2010; 11: 9.

Jung, J., Neumann, M., Ernstmann, N., Wirtz, M., Staratschek-Jox, A., Wolf, J., Pfaff, H.: Psychometrische Evaluation des Messinstruments „SmoCess-GP”: Eine Skala zur patienten-basierten Erfassung der primärärztlichen Versorgung zur Raucherentwöhnung. Prävention und Gesundheitsförderung 2008; 3(3): 172-178.

Primary use / Purpose: 

The “SmoCess-GP” instrument was developed within the context of the Cologne Smoking Study (CoSmoS), a case-control study that examines which genetic and/or psychosocial factors lead to a higher risk for smokers to suffer from myocardial infarction, develop lung cancer and/or become addicted to nicotine.


Smoking is one of the most significant and preventable risk factors for cardiovascular and lung diseases. General practitioners (GPs) play an important role in the secondary prevention of smoking. The Smoking Cessation by General Practitioners (SmoCess-GP) was developed to assess the extent of smoking cessation activities by GP’s and to evaluate its effectiveness.


See Jung et al. 2010 and Jung et al. 2008



Other Information: 

Please review the ‘User agreement’ file prior to use.
Translation process referring to the guideline "ITC Test Adaption Guidelines“ (version 2000) (Coyne I. ITC Test Adaption Guidelines. 2005; 05/2006)

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