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Racial Disparities in Pneumococcal Vaccination in Managed Care

This study has been completed.
Kaiser Permanente
Information provided by:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Identifier:
First received: September 28, 2005
Last updated: NA
Last verified: September 2005
History: No changes posted
The goal of the study was to determine effectiveness of a telephone reminder to increase pneumococcal vaccination in a managed care population.

Condition Intervention
Pneumococcal Disease Prevention
Behavioral: phone call from nurses - informational only

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single Blind
Primary Purpose: Educational/Counseling/Training
Official Title: Racial Disparities in Pneumococcal Vaccination in Managed Care: the Effects of Randomized Telephone Outreach

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

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • pneumococcal vaccination coverage

Estimated Enrollment: 7000
Study Start Date: March 2004
Estimated Study Completion Date: June 2005
Detailed Description:
Patients randomized to the intervention arm received a telephone call from managed care nurses asking about their pneumococcal vaccination status and whether they would like to be vaccinated. We compared six month follow-up of pneumococcal vaccination in electronic medical records for the intervention versus control group. We tested the percent vaccinated in each randomization arm using chi-square tests for proportions.

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

- recommended for pneumococcal vaccination according to age or medical comorbidity

Exclusion Criteria:

- already known to have received pneumococcal vaccine

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00229762

United States, Georgia
Kaiser Permanente
Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 30333
Sponsors and Collaborators
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Kaiser Permanente
Principal Investigator: Carla A Winston, PhD Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  More Information Identifier: NCT00229762     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CDC-NIP-4252
Study First Received: September 28, 2005
Last Updated: September 28, 2005

Keywords provided by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:
pneumococcal vaccination coverage with no disease or efficacy outcomes recorded

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pneumococcal Infections
Streptococcal Infections
Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections
Bacterial Infections
Immunologic Factors
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