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Brief, Behavioral Intervention to Reduce Douching Among Adolescent and Young Women

This study has suspended participant recruitment.
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
Information provided by:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Identifier:
First received: September 13, 2005
Last updated: NA
Last verified: September 2005
History: No changes posted
This study will implement and test a brief, tailored individual-level intervention to be used in two New Orleans adolescent clinics with female patients aged 16-24 who douche.

Condition Intervention Phase
Vaginal Douching
Bacterial Vaginosis
Behavioral: Brief, motivational interviewing intervention
Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Educational/Counseling/Training
Official Title: Brief, Behavioral Intervention to Reduce Douching Among Adolescent and Young Women

Further study details as provided by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

Estimated Enrollment: 270
Study Start Date: October 2004
Detailed Description:
The study implements a client-centered behavioral intervention (CCBI) based on Prochaska’s Transtheoretical Model of Change (TMC) and the intervention will use Miller’s Motivational Interviewing (MI) techniques. This intervention will be evaluated using (1) an audio/computer-assisted self-administered interview (ACASI) survey to assess changes in respondents’ douching knowledge, attitudes, and practices, and (2) biological testing for Bacterial Vaginosis.

Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years to 24 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Women attending between the ages of 16 and 24 who have douched at least once in the last 180 days, agree to a test for Bacterial Vaginosis, and agree to allow us to contact you by telephone or in person for a follow-up interview and testing for bacterial vaginosis.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • currently pregnant, non-English speaking
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00207480

United States, Louisiana
Orleans Women's Health Clinic
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, 70119
Sponsors and Collaborators
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
Principal Investigator: Patricia Kissinger, PhD, RN Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
  More Information Identifier: NCT00207480     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CDC-NCHSTP-4415
Study First Received: September 13, 2005
Last Updated: September 13, 2005

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Vaginosis, Bacterial
Bacterial Infections
Vaginal Diseases
Genital Diseases, Female processed this record on May 25, 2017