Evive Health Randomized Controlled Trials

This study is not yet open for participant recruitment.
Verified July 2012 by University of Pennsylvania
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Katherine Milkman, University of Pennsylvania
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01653197
First received: July 26, 2012
Last updated: NA
Last verified: July 2012
History: No changes posted

July 26, 2012
July 26, 2012
August 2012
December 2012   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Number of Participants who follow-through from the mailing [ Time Frame: three to twelve months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
No Changes Posted
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Evive Health Randomized Controlled Trials
Evive Health Randomized Controlled Trials

The mailer will encourage those who are due for mammograms, colonoscopies, blood pressure or cholesterol tests to receive the appropriate test. This particular mailer will only be sent to Evive clients in need to the test in question. The research will examine differences in follow-through on this recommendation among the targeted population over the 3-12 month period following the mailing as a function of experimental condition.

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Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Subject)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
  • People Due for Mammogram
  • People Due for Colonoscopy
  • People Due for Blood Pressure Test
  • People Due for Cholesterol Test
  • Behavioral: Control
    No scratch off element
  • Behavioral: Curiosity
    The recipient will be prompted to scratch off for answer to question.
  • Behavioral: Curiosity linked to Action
    The recipient will be prompted to scratch off for answer only after he/she makes an appointment.
  • Experimental: Control
    On top of reminder, state: "Here's a fun fact to cheer you on your way:" and include a curiosity-inducing question and answer (e.g., "Q: Which is the only state that allows you to cast absentee ballots from outer space? // A: Texas")
    Intervention: Behavioral: Control
  • Experimental: Curiosity
    On top of reminder, state: "Here's a fun fact to cheer you on your way." and include a curiosity-inducing question (e.g., "Q: Which is the only state that allows you to cast absentee ballots from outer space?") Place the answer under a scratch-off patch ("A: Texas").
    Intervention: Behavioral: Curiosity
  • Experimental: Curiosity linked to Action
    On top of reminder, state: "Here's a fun fact to cheer you on your way. Reward yourself by scratching off the answer only after you've made your [colonoscopy/mammogram/etc.] appointment!" and include a curiosity-inducing question (e.g., "Q: Which is the only state that allows you to cast absentee ballots from outer space?") Place the answer under a scratch-off patch ("A: Texas")
    Intervention: Behavioral: Curiosity linked to Action
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Not yet recruiting
30000
August 2013
December 2012   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Employee at partner corporation
  • Due for mammogram, colonoscopy, blood pressure or cholesterol test

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Already received mammogram, colonoscopy, blood pressure or cholesterol test
Both
18 Years and older
Yes
Contact: Katherine L. Milkman, Ph.D. 215-898-5872 kmilkman@wharton.upenn.edu
United States
 
NCT01653197
813606-3
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Katherine Milkman, University of Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania
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University of Pennsylvania
July 2012

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