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REDucing Influenza Among University Students, University of California at Berkeley (REDI-US)

This study has been completed.
University of California, Berkeley
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Identifier:
First received: March 16, 2007
Last updated: January 6, 2010
Last verified: January 2010
We will be testing the hypothesis whether online education for UC Berkeley students on respiratory hygiene, cough etiquette, hand hygiene/awareness, as well as face mask use (while ill) will reduce the acquisition and transmission of influenza-like illness. The study will be conducted during the flu seasons 2006-7 and 2007-8.

Condition Intervention Phase
Influenza-like Illness Influenza Behavioral: Online education Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Effectiveness of Selected Non-pharmaceutical Interventions in Reducing Influenza-like Illness Among University Students

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

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Occurrence of influenza-like illness

Estimated Enrollment: 3000
Study Start Date: February 2007
Study Completion Date: May 2008
Primary Completion Date: April 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   17 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Registered students
  • Attending UC Berkeley at least half-time during the study period

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Enrolled but studying remotely or abroad for all or part of the study period
  • Persons less than 17 years of age
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00448773

United States, California
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California, United States, 94720
Sponsors and Collaborators
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
University of California, Berkeley
Principal Investigator: Tomas J Aragon, MD, DrPH University of California, Berkeley
  More Information

Responsible Party: Dr. Tomas Aragon, University of California at Berkeley Identifier: NCT00448773     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CDC-NCID-20061243
Study First Received: March 16, 2007
Last Updated: January 6, 2010

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Influenza, Human
Orthomyxoviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections
Respiratory Tract Diseases processed this record on September 25, 2017