SHARE Study 4: Financial Incentives for Weight Loss

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
The Miriam Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT02008474
First received: December 6, 2013
Last updated: July 8, 2014
Last verified: December 2013
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to examine different types of monetary incentive paradigms for weight loss.


Condition Intervention Phase
Obesity
Behavioral: Online weight loss + incentives for behavior 3 months
Behavioral: Online weight loss + incentives for weight loss at month 3
Behavioral: Online weight loss + Incentives for behavior 12 months
Behavioral: Online weight loss + Incentives for weight loss 12 months
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Using a State-wide Initiative to Disseminate Effective Behavioral Weight Loss Strategies: Study 4

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Further study details as provided by The Miriam Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • weight change from initial assessment to the 3-month follow-up assessment measured on a digital scale to the nearest 0.1-kilogram [ Time Frame: 0 to 3 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • weight change from the initial assessment to the 12 month assessment measured on a digital scale to the nearest 0.1-kilogram [ Time Frame: 0 to 12 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Weight change from the 3 month assessment to the 12 month assessment measured on a digital scale to the nearest 0.1-kilogram [ Time Frame: 3 to 12 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 120
Study Start Date: January 2014
Estimated Study Completion Date: February 2015
Primary Completion Date: June 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Online weight loss + Incentives for behavior 3 months Behavioral: Online weight loss + incentives for behavior 3 months
Participants will receive monetary incentives for submitting their behavior change information into a study website
Active Comparator: Online weight loss + Incentives for weight loss 3 months Behavioral: Online weight loss + incentives for weight loss at month 3
Participants will receive an incentive for meeting their weight loss goal at month 3.
Active Comparator: Online weight loss + Incentives for behavior 12 months Behavioral: Online weight loss + Incentives for behavior 12 months
Participants will receive incentives for submitting behavior change information over the course of 12 months.
Active Comparator: Online weight loss + Incentives for weight loss 12 months Behavioral: Online weight loss + Incentives for weight loss 12 months
Participants will be receive monetary incentives for reaching their weight loss goal at months 3 and 12.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • BMI >=25kg/m2
  • English speaking
  • Age 18-70

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Health problems that make weight loss or unsupervised exercise unsafe
  • Current pregnancy or plan to become pregnant int he next 12 months
  • Planned relocation
  • Current participation in weight loss research study
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT02008474

Locations
United States, Rhode Island
The Miriam Hospital's Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center
Providence, Rhode Island, United States, 02903
Sponsors and Collaborators
The Miriam Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Rena Wing, PhD The Miriam Hospital
Principal Investigator: Tricia M Leahey, PhD The Miriam Hospital
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: The Miriam Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02008474     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 211699-14
Study First Received: December 6, 2013
Last Updated: July 8, 2014
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Obesity
Weight Loss
Overnutrition
Nutrition Disorders
Overweight
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms
Body Weight Changes

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 21, 2014