Information About HIV Transmission and Circumcision on Subsequent Sexual Behavior, and the Demand for Circumcision

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Rebecca Thornton, University of Michigan
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01895556
First received: June 28, 2013
Last updated: July 3, 2013
Last verified: July 2013
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to measure the behavioral effects of learning information about male circumcision and HIV risk on sexual behavior and the demand for male circumcision.


Condition Intervention
Sexual Behavior
Dis-inhibition
Other: Information
Other: Control

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Subject)
Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Official Title: A Study of the Effect of Information About the Relationship Between HIV Transmission and Circumcision on Subsequent Sexual Behavior, and the Demand for Circumcision Among Circumcised and Uncircumcised Men in Malawi, Africa.

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Further study details as provided by University of Michigan:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Condom use [ Time Frame: One year after baseline survey ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    frequency of reported condom use across all sexual acts (never, sometimes, always)


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Male circumcision [ Time Frame: One year after baseline survey ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Circumcision, willingness to circumcise, circumcision of son

  • Condom purchases [ Time Frame: one year after baseline survey ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    number of condoms purchased

  • number of sexual partners [ Time Frame: one year after baseline survey ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    number of partners over last year with which individual has engaged in vaginal, anal, oral intercourse


Enrollment: 1200
Study Start Date: August 2008
Primary Completion Date: December 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Information
Information about male circumcision and HIV risk
Other: Information
Placebo Comparator: Control
Control
Other: Control

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   25 Years to 40 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • The study will involve men between the ages of 25 and 40

Exclusion Criteria:

  • None
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01895556

Sponsors and Collaborators
Rebecca Thornton
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Rebecca Thornton, PhD University of Michigan
Study Director: Susan Godlonton, PhD University of Michigan
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Rebecca Thornton, Assistant Professor, University of Michigan
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01895556     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: FSG09-Thornton
Study First Received: June 28, 2013
Last Updated: July 3, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by University of Michigan:
Malawi
Risk Compensation
Male Circumcision
Demand

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on July 26, 2014