Work and Iron Status Evaluation
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00094042|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 11, 2004
Last Update Posted : January 27, 2010
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Aging||Drug: Iron Supplement, 120mg||Not Applicable|
The goal of the study is to pin down the causal effect of improvements in health on the economic and social prosperity of individuals and their families. Particular attention will be paid to the dynamics underlying the effect of health on labor outcomes; older adults are more likely to experience transitions in health and economic status and so will be emphasized.
Beginning in 2002, about 4,000 households will be interviewed every four months for about 3 years. The first two waves of the survey will serve as baselines. After the second wave, households will be randomly assigned to one of two groups. Iron supplements will be provided to all members of households assigned to one of those groups. Household members in the 2nd group will receive an identical-looking placebo. Participants will take the supplements (or placebo) on a weekly basis for a year. The study will measure the effect of supplementation on the well-being of individuals and their families.
Data will be collected at the individual, household and community level. Individual level data will cover time allocation including work and participation in community activities, earnings, self-reported and physical health and cognition. All adult household members will be interviewed; questions about children will be answered by a caretaker. Data on wealth and consumption will be collected at the household level. Community resources, services and infrastructure information will be gathered along with detailed price data.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Enrollment :||16000 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Official Title:||Work and Iron Status Evaluation (WISE)|
|Study Start Date :||January 2002|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||July 2007|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||July 2007|
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00094042
|Purworejo District, Central Java, Indonesia|
|Principal Investigator:||Duncan Thomas||Department of Economics, UCLA|