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Determinants of Cardiac Risk Factor Modification in Latinos With Coronary Artery Disease

This study has been completed.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Carla Boutin-Foster, MD, Weill Medical College of Cornell University Identifier:
First received: November 3, 2005
Last updated: February 17, 2017
Last verified: February 2017
This is an observational study among Latino patients who have coronary artery disease. The goal of the study is to determine the association between having depressive symptoms and the ability to modify one's health behavior. Specifically, participate in physical activity.

Coronary Artery Disease

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Determinants of Cardiac Risk Factors Modification

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Further study details as provided by Carla Boutin-Foster, MD, Weill Medical College of Cornell University:

Enrollment: 198
Study Start Date: August 2004
Study Completion Date: June 2010
Primary Completion Date: June 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:

Specific aims: Among 213 Latino adult patients who have had coronary artery angioplasty within the past month, the specific aims of the proposed study are:

  1. To determine whether patients who have more depressive symptoms at the time of angioplasty are less likely to be active in physical activity at two years. Physical activity will be measured by a survey that asks patients to describe their activities including leisure activities or housework.
  2. To determine whether lower perceived social support, lower self-efficacy for engaging in physical activity, and greater perceived stress mediate the effects of depressive symptoms on participation in physical activity.

Long-term objectives: The long-term objective of this study is to use these data to develop a culturally tailored intervention to increase participation in physical activity and ultimately improve the overall health and well being of Latino adults with coronary artery disease.

Outcome: The outcome is being in the action or maintenance stage of physical activity two years after angioplasty The stage of physical activity participation will be based on the Stages of Change model. This model describes behavior change as a continuum from pre-contemplation to contemplation.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Cardiovascular DiSease

Inclusion Criteria

  • Patients must identify their ethnicity as Latino or Hispanic
  • Patients must be able to complete a questionnaire in either English or Spanish.
  • Patients must have angiographic evidence of coronary artery disease requiring angioplasty
  • Patients must also be clinically stable for an interview
  • Patient must be able to provide informed consent.

Exclusion criteria

  • Patients who are not clinically stable such as those who had cardiac arrest, who are intubated, who have active psychosis, or who are cognitively impaired.
  • Patients who are unable to provide consent.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00248859

United States, New York
Joan and Sanford I. Weill Medical College
New York, New York, United States, 10021
Sponsors and Collaborators
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Principal Investigator: Carla Boutin-Foster, MD Weill Medical College of Cornell University
  More Information

Responsible Party: Carla Boutin-Foster, MD, Study Principal Investigator, Weill Medical College of Cornell University Identifier: NCT00248859     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HL076567-01
5K01HL076567 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
Study First Received: November 3, 2005
Last Updated: February 17, 2017
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No
Plan Description: No plan to share IPD

Keywords provided by Carla Boutin-Foster, MD, Weill Medical College of Cornell University:
Coronary artery disease
Depressive symptoms
Latino American

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Coronary Artery Disease
Myocardial Ischemia
Coronary Disease
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Vascular Diseases processed this record on August 17, 2017