Research to Improve Smoke Alarm Functioning and Maintenance

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation
Information provided by:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00139126
First received: August 29, 2005
Last updated: March 13, 2012
Last verified: March 2012

August 29, 2005
March 13, 2012
August 2005
May 2008   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Smoke alarm functionality post-intervention. [ Time Frame: 18 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Smoke alarm functionality at 18-months post-intervention.
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Research to Improve Smoke Alarm Functioning and Maintenance
Research to Improve Smoke Alarm Functioning and Maintenance

The purpose of this study to evaluate whether (1) targeted smoke alarm education, (2) general fire safety education with a smoke alarm component, (3) basic fire safety education, or (4) an unrelated intervention is most effective way to improve smoke alarm maintenance and function.

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Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Subject)
  • Wounds and Injuries
  • Burns
Behavioral: Fire safety education
Education on smoke alarm maintenance based on behavioral theories
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
4500
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May 2008   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • live within four target neighborhoods in Prince George's County, MD that are at high risk for residential fire and injury.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • primary decision maker of home is less than 18 years old
  • speak a language other than english or spanish
  • nobody at home after six return visits to the home
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18 Years and older
Yes
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
 
NCT00139126
CDC-NCIPC-4662
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Michael Ballesteros, CDC/NCIPC
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation
Study Director: Les R Becker, PhD Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation
Principal Investigator: Ted R. Miller, PhD Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
March 2012

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